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Family Friendly Beaches on Kauai

a group of people swimming in the water

It’s always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to swimming in the ocean. The Hawaiian Islands can have strong surf, especially during the winter season. Even if the waves look small, they still pack a lot of power. Luckily, Kauai has many family friendly beaches for the whole family to enjoy.

Here are our top choices for family friendly swimming on the Garden Isle and some safety tips.

Best Beaches for the Entire Family

  • Hanalei Bay
  • Baby Beach
  • Salt Ponds
  • Poipu Beach
  • Lydgate
  • Anini

Safety Tips

  • When in doubt, don’t go out!
  • Never turn your back towards the ocean
  • Listen to the locals and lifeguards… they’ve seen it all!