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Lydgate State Park, Wailua

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Swim and snorkel in the calm waters of Lydgate State Park. Aimed mostly at families with small children, the area is quiet and employs lifeguards. Relax in shallow man-made salt pools, sunbathe, or stroll the soft, sandy beach. You'll discover an extensive playground with swings, slides, bridges, and tree houses as well as 4 km (2.5 mi) of coastal trails. You can feed fish, play frisbee, ride bicycles, and fly kites at the site. Restrooms and showers are provided. Plan to visit Lydgate State Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Wailua attractions using our Wailua day trip tool.
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  • Lydgate is a great beach to for snorkling, body surfing and just handing out. There is plenty of parking, bathrooms, lifeguard, large and small gathering spaces. You can sit in the grass or in the....  more
    Lydgate is a great beach to for snorkling, body surfing and just handing out. There is plenty of parking, bathrooms, lifeguard, large and small gathering spaces. You can sit in the grass or in the....  more »
  • We enjoyed the sunrise. Staying in Koloa we decided to start our day early at Lydgate. Made it for the sunrise and it was beautiful!! The view from this point of the island for sunrise is a little... 
    We enjoyed the sunrise. Staying in Koloa we decided to start our day early at Lydgate. Made it for the sunrise and it was beautiful!! The view from this point of the island for sunrise is a little...  more »
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  • Beautiful beach with multiple playgrounds for the littles. Well protected, water for the kids to swim. Definitely a safe spot. Surprisingly there was a school of fish swimming around 🐟 🐟 🐟 inside the protected rock area around 15 or 20 about a foot or so long. Water depth stays pretty shallow the whole time about waist deep. I definitely recommend it for toddlers with parents & young and kids.
  • Perfect! BEAUTIFUL Sunsets. Honu (Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles) make their way onto the beach at dusk! We did not swim here, but looked like it would be a great place for it. Nice park for playing and picnics. Good eateries across the street and plenty of parking!

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