Polihale State Park
North Nohili Road, Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii

Venture off the beaten path and visit Polihale State Park, considered by many in-the-know to be one of the most beatuiful (and less crowded) beaches in Kauai. It’s a bit tricky to find, as you’ll need to travel several miles of dirt road (make sure to bring a map!), but its well worth the effort. The north sands of Polihale Beach are adjacent to the stunning Na’Pali coast mountain ridges—so close, in fact, that people can reportedly hear the bleats of mountain goats in the distance. Strong currents make the waters unsafe most months of the year (summer is calmest), save for a tranquil pool in the area known as “Queen’s Bath.” Also, there’s no lifeguard on duty, so best to stay on shore and frolic among the beach’s sand dunes which can sometimes reach 100-feet high.

Kauai, Hawaii Tourist Attractions
Anini Beach County Park
Captain Cook's Monument
Fern Grotto
Grove Farm Homestead Museum
Hanalei Beach
Hanalei Pier
Hanalei Valley Lookout
Hanapepe Valley Lookout
Kalalau Lookout
Kalapaki Beach
Kauai Aadheenam Hindu Monastery
Kauai Coffee Co
Kauai Museum
Kauai Plantation Railway
Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji
Kauai Tubing Adventure
Ke'e Beach
Kilauea Lighthouse
Kilohana Plantation
Kokee Natural History Museum
Limahuli Garden
Mahaulepu Beach
Maniniholo Dry Cave
Menehune Ditch
Menehune Fishpond Overlook
Moir Gardens
Na Aina Kai Gardens
Na'Pali Coast
National Tropical Botanical Garden
Opaeka'a Falls
Poipu Beach Park
Polihale State Park
Princeville Botanical Gardens
Raiders of the Lost Ark Opening Scene
Red Dirt Waterfall
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Russian Fort Elizabeth
Salt Pond
Secret Beach
Secret Falls
Spouting Horn
St. Raphael's Church
Swinging Bridge
The Green Room
The Hanalei Bridge
The Queen's Bath
Tunnels Beach
Wai'oli Mission House
Waikanaloa Wet Cave
Wailua Falls
Wailua River Overlook
Waimea Canyon
Waioli Huiia Church
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