Polihale State Park

Polihale State Park Kauai

Polihale State Park

Get ready for a long bumpy drive on a dusty dirt road to the longest beach in the State of Hawaii. This seventeen mile stretch of white sand beach offer endless beach combing and shelling fun. Polihale is the beginning of the Na Pali sea cliffs on the western portion of the island. Here you can enjoy gorgeous sunsets over the forbidden island of Niihau. Strong currents and no lifeguard make it notoriously dangerous for swimming.

 Waimea – West Side

 Restrooms, Showers, Picnic Tables

No Lifeguard

 Shelling, Beach Walking, Watching Sunset

Important Information regarding safety


Entering the ocean anywhere along the Kauai coastline can be dangerous. Surf and ocean conditions change daily. Before entering the ocean check with a lifeguard or a current ocean safety report. To ensure safety swim only at lifeguarded beaches.