- Location: Kalapaki, East Side
- Lifeguarded: No
- Good For: Swimming, Kids, Surfing, Body boarding, Beach walking
- Facilities: Restrooms, Showers
Kalapaki Beach is a great beach for swimming, learning to surf, boogie boarding and stand up paddle boarding. Kalapaki Bay fronts the Kauai Marriott Beach Resort and is partially protected from the open ocean by a large break wall.offers a nice beach for relaxing, sunbathing, picking up a game of beach volleyball or simply watching the outrigger canoes and visiting cruise ships come and go out of Nawiliwili Harbor.
Grab a picnic lunch and shave ice at the Kalapaki Beach Hut, located across the walking bridge at south end of the bay. The Garden Island Inn is located steps from Kalapaki’s white sandy beach. Located on and near Kalapaki Beach are a variety of accomodations, surfboard rentals, stand up boards and beach catamarans rental shacks. Surfboard lessons take place here year-round.
Parking for the beach can be found in the upper parking lot of the Marriot Hotel. There is a public beach access on the east end of the beach. Check out Kalapaki Beach Resort Area for more detailed information.