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Lydgate Beach Park

Nalu Road, Uninc Kauai County, Hawaii, Kauai, HI
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“protected area” (14 reviews)
“rock wall” (10 reviews)
“calm swimming” (4 reviews)
Nalu Road, Uninc Kauai County, Hawaii, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful park and beach. There are breakers which create 2 areas for calm waters. One is perfect for small kids, shallow and calm and the other area is a little deeper and larger and we felt very safe swimming and snorkling here....More

Thank PPetroff50
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn and this beach park is great for families. There is a large playground and protected swimming area. There is also a sidewalk that is about a mile long - great for morning walkers and joggers alike. There are...More

Thank Sadie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favourite beach for sure! Perfect swimming ponds for the kids, great amenities, fantastic rinse off station, easy parking! Great for our young kids, 5 and 2.

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice, extensive sandy beach with two man made pools good for swimming and snorkeling, protected from the breaking waves of the ocean. Extensive playground area just off the main car park. The usual American style picnic areas with all the facilities for a good day...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I used to love this beach until this trip. I realize why though, my child is older and the ponds used to be great for us but are no longer needed. The view is better at other beaches and the water is clearer elsewhere. But...More

1  Thank happy123Bc
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very good if you have beginner swimmers or toddlers with you, but there was almost no fish or coral reef. Too muddy as there was too much waves outside the rocky area.

Thank Praveen J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a wonderful time at this beach. Great area for this kids to play in the water and take a break on the wooden playground. Whenever we attend beaches we make sure we leave with everything we brought plus extra trash people leave and...More

Thank jhop82
Reviewed 21 October 2017

One of our favorites. Lots of space, wide beach, restrooms, picnic tables. Nice surf . Great for kite surfing. Very calm water areas for kids or anyone who doesn't want to battle the surf. A lot of parking available (all free).

Thank rdsaundrs
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The play structure is vast and well designed for children. Our 21 month old granddaughter loved it. There was also a bunch of older girls leading a blindfolded girl through the tunnel laughing and giggling. We tried the swings and a swaying platform that a...More

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We came here for the first time with our two kids (7 &10) who had never snorkelled before. We all had a fantastic time, lots of beautiful fish. Would highly recommend.

Thank Hazel L
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Lynda F
23 December 2016|
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Response from radctmriguy | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer is correct depending on traffic. This is a great place for families if you just wanted to kick back and enjoy Kauai.
Janice M
18 May 2015|
Response from Mark W |
I believe your thinking of Castle Kaha Lani