• Lifeguarded


  • Good For

    Swimming · Snorkeling · Sunset· Beach Walks

This is Haena Beach Park not to be confused with Haena State Park where Ke’e Beach and the start of the Napali Coast trail is located. Reservations are required to access Haena State Park at www.gohaena.com

Haena Beach Park, nestled along Kauai’s stunning north shore, is a tropical paradise offering a perfect blend of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. With its golden sands, swaying palm trees, and turquoise waters, Haena Beach Park presents a postcard-worthy backdrop for beachgoers and nature lovers alike. The park’s pristine shoreline is ideal for sunbathing, picnicking, and beachcombing, while its calm waters provide excellent conditions for swimming and snorkeling. Adventurous visitors can explore nearby attractions such as the iconic Na Pali Coast or embark on scenic hikes along the Kalalau Trail. Haena Beach Park is also a popular spot for surfers seeking to catch waves in the shimmering Pacific Ocean. With its lush surroundings and tranquil ambiance, Haena Beach Park offers a quintessential Hawaiian experience for those seeking relaxation and outdoor adventure amidst the island’s natural splendor.

Haena Beach Park has a lifeguard station, restrooms, showers, and campsites. Camping permit only. One popular North Shore attraction is the Maniniholo dry cave across the street from Haena Beach Park.

Beach Safety

  • Choose beaches with a lifeguard.
  • Before entering the water check for any warning signs indicating hazardous conditions.
  • Avoid swimming during high surf.
  • Never swim alone.
  • Never allow small children to swim or play in water unattended.
  • Never swim in murky water and never swim in river mouths.
  • Never turn your back on the ocean, an unexpected wave can knock you down and drag you out.
  • Listen to weather and surf forecasts on local radio or check the surf report