Poipu Beach Park

Poʻipū Beach

Poʻipū Beach Park is located in the community of Poʻipū on the southern coast of Kauaʻi island in Hawaii.

The beach is a park has lifeguards provided by county of Kauaʻi. There are swimming and snorkeling areas, and a surf break over a reef for experienced surfers only. It can get crowded on weekends.[1] It was ranked as the best beach in America by Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, "Dr Beach" in 2001.[2] It is located at 21°52′24″N 159°27′15″W / 21.87333°N 159.45417°W / 21.87333; -159.45417Coordinates: 21°52′24″N 159°27′15″W / 21.87333°N 159.45417°W / 21.87333; -159.45417. Just west of the county park are the Moir Gardens on the Kiahuna plantation.[3]


  1. ^ "Poʻipū Beach Park". Kauaʻi explorer web site. county of Kauaʻi. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
  2. ^ Stephen P. Leatherman. "America's Best Beaches". DrBeach.Org web site. Archived from the original on January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
  3. ^ "Moir Gardens at Kiahuna plantation". web site. Retrieved 2010-02-06.

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