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Explore Kauai's Top 10 Beaches

Three beaches in one, Hanalei Bay offers white sandy shores, perfect for swimming, bodyboarding, and surfing in summer, while winter brings incredible waves for surfers.

Known locally as Makua, Tunnels Beach is a favorite for surfers and snorkelers, boasting underwater caverns and turquoise lagoons teeming with marine life.

Popular for surfing, snorkeling, and sightings of Hawaiian monk seals, Poipu Beach on the South coast is a must-visit.

Found at the end of Kauai's last road, Ke’e Beach is the gateway to the scenic Nāpali Coast, offering mesmerizing sunsets and great snorkeling.

A hidden gem on the North Shore, Anini Beach is perfect for families with its calm waters, ideal for snorkeling and swimming.

Accessible only by a semi-steep trail, Secret Beach offers solitude and stunning views, with rough waters perfect for beach lounging.

With sheltered pools for beginners and a paved path for walking and cycling, Lydgate Beach on the East Shore is ideal for families.

Located near downtown Lihue, Kalapaki Beach is a favorite for swimming and paddleboarding, with options for beach sports and relaxation.

Offering swimming, snorkeling, and windsurfing, Salt Pond Beach Park on the West Shore is a relaxing retreat with shady spots.

Perfect for kids with its shallow tide pools and protected waters, Baby Beach on the South coast is a serene escape from the crowds.