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Kalapaki Beach, Lihue

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#5 of 17 in Outdoors in Lihue
Surf, paddleboard, or take in the sun as you explore Kalapaki Beach. Lie under swaying palm trees and relax to Hawaiian music from nearby beach restaurants, or take a dip in the clear, blue water. Rent a surfboard, paddleboard, or kayak, and take a class ranging from beginner to advanced for another way to enjoy the waves. Play at the volleyball courts, or relax in the cabanas as you spend the day taking in the scenery. The beach also has an assortment of restaurants and a wide range of accommodation options nearby. Using our custom trip planner, Lihue attractions like Kalapaki Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 14, 2017
    The beach was good with a bit of shade. It wasn't too crowded. Could make surfing in great condition to learn. This isn't the best beach for snorkeling diving but we just do a little. The proximity to restaurants, bar and shops is significant especially after an afternoon at the beach.
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  • August 14, 2017
    A nice crescent shaped beach in front of the Marriott. There is public parking but it's really busy and be difficult to get. Enjoyed our time there. Saw a small turtle swimming in the water with us.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Pretty calm water for kids, though not as calm as Lydgate or one of the parks with a protected pond. Nice that there are lots of places to get food and rent gear right there. A great place for SUP boa...  more »

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