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Very nice, close to the Marriott

Tricky to find parking at this popular beach, but a great place to go for a swim. Saw people... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Via_girl
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Idyllic

If you drew up plans to create an imaginary perfect beach, it might be Kalapaki. A small, safe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LuxeFamilyFun
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United States
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tricky to find parking at this popular beach, but a great place to go for a swim. Saw people surfing and a nearby business gives surf lessons. It joins the beach in front of the Marriott, has Duke's restaurant just behind, and there are shops...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you drew up plans to create an imaginary perfect beach, it might be Kalapaki. A small, safe inlet from the ocean, with ample waves to surf but calm conditions near the beach - food and drink available at the beach restaurants - a hotel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LuxeFamilyFun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach gets crowded when the cruise ship docks. Otherwise, it is a nice calm beach. It was clean, too!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank person777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of hydrofoil surfers here which us really entertaining to watch. There is also a section if the beach that us really nice for swimming and just hanging out. Make it ideal by taking a beach break and have a beverage at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Guess I was expecting a little more........it is a nice beach but nothing special, maybe it looks better on a nice sunny day. We docked near by while on a cruise. It is a easy walk to get to the beach a little past a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 18 November 2018

It is a little difficult to find cuz of signage but once you're parked and ready to go the adventure begins. You'll walk over a pedestrian bridge once you find the parking lot! See some cute lil shops on you left. Continue walking along the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Nice secluded beach protected by Kauai Marriot and other buildings. Dukes and JJs Broiler are both beachside to eat and have drinks. Nice brick paver promenade to walk between Marriot and beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YankeeDevils
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This beach is right along the highway with plenty of parking and a very short walk to the brown sand beach. It is close to Kapaa so we went there the day before our departure back to California.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Spartan58
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Kalapaki Beach is a slightly out of the way Tropical Paradise. Punch in on your GPS to find. Located in front of the Marriott Hotel near the Airport, this beauty of a Beach was perfect for swimming and relaxing. On a small Bay, the easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bcfairweather
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A small beach in front of a massive hotel and a view to a small port; next to a not nice small river and a car park. Next to that a few cheap shops. There is also a p

Date of experience: October 2018
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purses
7 August 2018|
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Response from ladesign29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its about a 20 minute walk.
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Response from Minnie1016 | Reviewed this property |
Easy Walking distance, especially if your fit.
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Response from Nancy J | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have to rent chairs or umbrellas since we were staying at the Marriott, however, I just googled Kauai Beach Boys and here's what it says: Classic Hawaii beach boy style, Kauai Beach Boys is Kalapaki's fun... More
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