Discover the Beach Parks of the Royal Coconut Coast

Six beach parks are found along the Royal Coconut Coast, depending on what you would like to do: sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, or surfing. Most parks offer restrooms, showers, picnic grounds, and lifeguards. Lydgate Beach Park is a great option for families with its wonderful stretch of white sand beach. It features a lava-rock-protected pool, perfect for young children. An extraordinary community-built playground nearby keeps children of all ages happy for hours is located across from the beach. Children also enjoy the Kamalani Kai Bridge play structure at the east end of this park. Further west is a long stretch of beach popular with wind and kite surfers. Other beach parks include: Wailua, Waipouli, Kapaa, Kealia and Paliku (Donkey Beach).

Check with lifeguards, and “when in doubt, don’t go out.”

The beach is a wonderful outing for visitors of all types, but be sure to take necessary precautions. Stay hydrated and consistently apply sunblock, as the sun in Hawaii is often much stronger than what you are used to back home. Serious sunburn can happen, even on a cloudy day. Check weather and surf report before venturing into the ocean, especially if you are not a strong swimmer. Rocky shorelines can be especially dangerous when the tide is high. Always obey posted warning signs, as certain beaches on Kauai are prone to strong currents or powerful shoreline waves. Kealia and Lydgate parks have lifeguard stations.

Before setting out to enjoy Kauai’s beaches, please watch this Ocean Safety video.

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Kauai Backcountry Adventures

The mission of Kauai Backcountry Adventures is to provide eco-tourism activities that are accessible to a broad range of people. Our Zipline and Tubing tours have minimal environmental impact and contribute to the preservation of Kauai’s history and culture. We have helped to restore sections of the old plantation irrigation system, which are now used for the Mountain Tubing Adventure. We offer you and your family an unparalleled vacation experience.

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Toll Free: (888) 270-0555
3-4131 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766
Sweet Shop by the Sea

Sweet Shop By The Sea is a small family run business located in Old Kapaa Town. We provide artisan chocolates and confections, hand-made candy, and unique locally made gifts and treats. We have lovingly adopted the slogan, "The world’s smallest candy shop in the middle of the sea!”

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4-1302 Kuhio Highway Kapaa (Behind Hele-On Bike Rentals)
Pleasant Activities

Pleasant Activities offers Local Knowledge and expertise in offering the top activities and excursions available along the Royal Coconut Coast of Kauai, around the island and throughout Hawaii. We have three concierge locations along the Royal Coconut Coast to serve you. Visit us at the Aston Islander on the Beach (808-821-0703), Kauai Shores (808-822-1474) and Hilton Garden Inn (808-822-2483). Let us be your personal concierge and reserve your activities for your amazing vacation in paradise! Call us in advance of arrival for information, ideas and reservations!

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Toll Free: (888) 229-7770
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746