There aren't many safe swimming beaches on Kauai's East Side; however, this one usually ranks highly with mothers of small children because there's a narrow lagoonlike area between the beach and the near-shore reef perfect for small children. Of course, in winter, watch for east and northeast swells that would not make this such a safe option. There are no beach facilities—no lifeguards, so watch your babies. There is an old-time shower spiget available to rinse the salt water. Amenities: roadside shower; parking. Best for: swimming; sunrise.
Moamakai Rd., off Keaka Rd., Kapaa, Hawaii, 96746, United States