• Lifeguarded


  • Good For

    Swimming· Snorkeling · Kids · Body Boarding· Watching sunset

Situated along the scenic shores of Poipu on Kauai’s sunny south shore, Kiahuna Beach embodies tropical paradise at its finest. With its soft golden sands, swaying palm trees, and turquoise waters gently lapping against the shore, this idyllic stretch of coastline offers a picture-perfect setting for beachgoers and nature enthusiasts alike. Whether basking in the warm Hawaiian sun, taking a stroll along the water’s edge, or enjoying exhilarating water sports like snorkeling and body-boarding, Kiahuna Beach promises endless opportunities for relaxation and adventure. Families will appreciate the calm, shallow waters, perfect for little ones to splash and play, while couples will find romance in the stunning sunsets that paint the sky with hues of orange and pink.

Convenient amenities including showers, restrooms, and picnic areas make Kiahuna Beach a welcoming destination for visitors of all ages. As one of Poipu’s most beloved beaches, Kiahuna Beach invites you to experience the beauty and tranquility of Kauai’s south shore in a setting of unparalleled natural splendor.

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