Kalapaki Beach

Kalapaki Beach

Where Is Kalapaki Beach?

If you’re looking for a vacation that will relax you and excite your senses, then you want to take a trip to the island of Kauai, HI. Kauai is the northernmost island in the chain of Hawaiian islands. Kauai features a beach called Kalapaki Beach that is one of the most scenic and inviting beaches in the world. You can find this incredible beach on the eastern side of Kauai island.

Why Visit Kalapaki Beach?

Kalapaki beach is the perfect place to take children. The water is clear with a breathtaking view of the bay, and, it is protected from a partial break wall that makes the water so much more inviting. Kidscan  take a swim in the beautiful water and then play on the sandy beach.  

There are great activities to take part in. You can go on guided tours, ATV tours, or even zipline tours among others. You can be a part of a hiking tour and you can take part in horseback riding. You can attend and be a part of a Luau and learn to Hula dance–a nice beach activity for the whole family.

How To Get There

You can reach the island by plane by landing at the Lihue airport in the city of Lihue on the island, or, you can access the island by one of the various cruise ships that visit the island on a frequent basis. Getting to your destination on the island is easy. If you plan on renting a car, you can take highway 51 to Rice street. From there, you will be almost at your destination. You can also take mass transportation on the island to get to the destination of your choice.

More Things To Do

There are so many fun things to do while you stay. On the beach you can relax, tan, and enjoy the sun with the sound of the ocean in the background. Or, if you want a little exercise and fun, you can pick up a beach volleyball game. For those that want to sit back, relax and enjoy a drink while taking in the view, you can do that too.

If you are wanting to be a little more daring, you and your family can learn how to surf. Surf lessons are done daily, and the instructors are very well trained in surfing to give you the best possible experience (while you dream of attacking that really big wave in the not too distant future). And for those who want even more fun in the water, you can take a chance at boogie boarding, one of the more popular activities in the water for young and older people.

Some people like to get away from the beach and take in a round of golf or two on one of the most beautiful golf courses the Hawaiian island has to offer. Puakea golf course is just a short few minutes ride from the beach. There, you will have one of the greatest golfing experiences of your life.

Also, a short distance from the beach is Kauai Lagoon. It is a great place to take the family, a great place to relax with wonderful open spaces and a very laid back atmosphere, a great place to stay in one of their famous island villas. It’s just another great place to stay when you visit Kalapaki beach.

Other activities include sport fishing, whale watch tours, mountain tubing, and more. There is no limit to the fun you can have at a great beach like Kalapaki Beach. Be sure and book your reservation, stay at the beach resort, and come experience the beauty that is Kalapaki Beach.

Where To Stay

You will want to stay at the world-renowned Kauai Marriott Resort when you get to the island. From there, it is just a short distance to Kalapaki Beach. At the Kauai Marriott, you will experience 5-star accommodations and dining. This is one Marriott hotel you’ll be delighted you had the chance to stay at.

The beach is within a short walking distance to Kalapaki Bay, on which Kalapaki Beach is located. Kalapaki Beach is found on the north end of Nawiliwili Bay. Nawiliwili harbor is a stunning view from Kalapaki beach, and is found on the western side of the bay. Kalapaki Beach is one of the more beautiful beaches of any Kauai beach.


The parking lot used to access the beach is found on the upper deck of Marriott parking.