North Shore Kauai Beach: Lumaha'i

July 30, 2019


Lumaha'i Beach is known for dramatic waves and beautiful scenery. This photo highlights the area of the beach where the river meets the stream. You will often find local residents swimming there. If in doubt about swimming conditions at any of the Kauai Beaches, ask someone before risking it.


The cove at the south end of the beach is a great summer swimming spot on most days. If you visit in the winter months take care and stay above the basalt ledge that is swept by the very strong surf. It can look safe for a moment and then suddenly be covered by a wall of water.


Bring your beach chairs and relax in the shade of the lava walls, or take a walk down to the far end of the beach. This spectacular Kauai beach is one of the great spots on the North Shore  and became better known after the filming of the movie, South Pacific.


Photo Courtesy of Lisa Seed Photography

Hint: Store the coordinates of the beach to help find the parking lot.

Hint: Visit Lumahuli Botanical Garden about 4 miles north 

Hint: If you are interested in visiting Ke'e Beach you will need a parking and beach entry ticket prior to your visit.  Parking is limited. See Kauai North Shore Shuttle for information

Looking for a place to stay on Kauai?  See  Hale Kokio, Kauai Cottage Vacation Rental, A Getaway for Two. Perfect for a Kauai Honeymoon


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