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Kalapaki Beach, Lihue

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#6 of 18 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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  • The beach is in front of the marriott resort and didn't feel very well maintained. The beach itself is ok, there are some shady trees and the water is decent enough to swim in, but there are better op...  more »
  • At the entrance to Nawiliwili Harbor. Good surfing when the waves are up. Easy access with parking. Local hangout.  more »
  • While many resorts on Kauai advertise that they are water front if you do the research you will find the beach is not safe for swimming. Kalapaki beach is excellent for swimming, kayaking, paddle boar...  more »

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