Poipu Beach Park, Kauai
- Name: Poipu Beach Park
- Where: On the South Shore, 25 minutes west of Lihue
- What: Once named America’s Best Beach
Head to the South Shore of Kauai and see why the "Travel Channel" once named Poipu Beach America's Best Beach. Nestled in the Poipu resort area, this beach is conveniently located near some of Kauai’s best shopping, dining and golf. This is one of the most popular and safest beaches on the island.
Snorkeling in Poipu reveals a variety of colorful fish including the state fish, the humuhumunukunukuapuaa, and there’s a wading pool for toddlers and young swimmers. Or if you just want to relax, pack a picnic and spend the day with the family. The park has restrooms, showers and picnic tables, and lifeguards protect the beach (a Monk Seal Watch team protects the seals). Make your escape and spend a day on the sands of Poipu.