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Lydgate Beach Park

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Lydgate Beach Park

Where: East Side (Coconut Coast), Kauaʻi
Activities: Swimming, windsurfing, bodyboarding, surfing
Amenities: Parking, lifeguard, restrooms, showers
Located on the shoreline near the mouth of the Wailua River, Lydgate Beach is one of the most popular beach parks on Kauaʻi and attracts many swimmers, picnickers, campers, fishermen, surfers, divers and beachcombers. Windsurfers also visit the area when south, or kona, winds offer favorable sailing conditions for this side of the island. Protected from the open ocean by a lava-rock wall, Lydgate Beach Park uniquely hosts a variety of tropical fish in protected calm waters, ideal for keiki (children) and beginner snorkelers. With its many facilities, including a picnic area and restrooms, this spot is ideal for a family beach day.

Please note: Hawaiʻi's ocean and beach conditions are as unique as the islands themselves. Visit which constantly monitors the surf, wind, and reports from public safety officials that directly affect the conditions for safety of Hawaiian beaches. Use the hazard signs on as well to quickly assess conditions and help you find the appropriate beach for your visit.

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