Kalapaki Beach Kauai Secret Vacation Destination

Kalapaki Beach Area

Minutes from Lihue Airport, Kalapaki Town is nestled along the white sand beaches of Kalapaki Bay and the tranquil, lush banks of the Huleia River and the spectacular backdrop of Haupu Ridge.

Don’t overlook Kalapaki Beach and surrounding areas, it just might end up being your favorite attraction or vacation destination.

Kalapaki Town offers a colorful mix of resort and boutique accommodations, a myriad of water and land activities and an eclectic mix of shops for the discerning shopper. Kalapaki Beach is the most centrally located and diverse vacation destinations on Kauai.

Find fun and affordable dining options and the perfect mix of amenities, activities and attractions for all ages. Grab a breakfast egg sandwich or lunch at the Kalapaki Beach Hut home of  “The Original Ono Char Burger”. Dine upstairs for ocean views at this casual and family friendly establishment. Take your order to go and sit along the shores of Kalapaki Beach while Hawaiian music drifts through the air and palm trees sway in the light trade winds off the shore.  After a day in the sun treat yourself to a rainbow shave ice at Kalapaki Shave Ice or a Gelatto for Papalani Gellato in Anchor Cove.

Kalapaki Beach is also the perfect spot to take a surf lesson. You can rent stand-up paddle boards, surf boards, & boogie boards within walking distance from the blue waters and white sands of Kalapaki Beach. Why not kayak and zip-line along the Huleia River, or be a spectator along the jetty for the Thursday night Nawiliwili Yacht Club races. The calm waters of the inner harbor is the perfect place to learn to sail or be a guest of one of the competing race boats.

Kalapaki Beach accommodations include the upscale resort accommodations of The Marriott Resort and Beach Club, which offers luxury amenities, spa services and a world class golf course. Romantic boutique hotels and private vacation rental sare also available. There is something at Kalapaki for every budget.

The Garden Island Inn is steps away from the white sand beaches of Kalapaki Beach, dining, shopping and the newly opened Kauai Athletic Club This charming and whimsical  property has beautiful hand-painted island style rooms and lush tropical grounds for the perfect island style retreat.

Located a little further inland is the The Kauai Inn, settled away from the bay, this 100 year old hotel holds the title of first hotel on Kauai, preserving its relaxed Hawaiian charm with comfortable family friendly service at affordable rates.

Kalapaki is not truly hidden, in fact it is easy to find, full of activity and located in such a way that makes exploring Kauai’s other regions simple and convenient. So why not explore Kalapaki Beach as your choice for your next Kauai Vacation.

1 reply
  1. Monika
    Monika says:

    Kalapaki Shave Ice is definitely the best shave ice in the Lihue Area!…at least my 5 year old thinks so

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