Find the Top Attractions near Castle Kaha Lani Resort, Lihue

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Lydgate Beach Park

Located on the eastern shore of Kauaʻi, Lydgate Beach Park is a great place to take a walk, relax, and enjoy the sun. This park has a wide variety of amenities including a beach, picnic areas, playgrounds, and more. The beach is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and playing in the waves. In addition to the beach, there are also several picnic areas with grills and plenty of tables and chairs. The park also has a playground for children and a basketball court for all ages.

0.13 miles away

Lydgate Park Pools

Lydgate Park Pools is a place where you can come to cool off in the summertime and enjoy the company of family and friends. The park has two outdoor swimming pools with slide, a diving board, and a water playground. There is also a picnic area with benches and grills, tennis courts, and a basketball court. In the wintertime, the pools are heated to a comfortable temperature.

0.45 miles away

Hikinaakala Heiau

The Hikinaakala Heiau Lihue is a sacred place for the Hawaiian people. It is also known as the "House of the God of the Winds." The heiau is located on a high hill in Lihue, Kaua'i. The site is thought to have been used as a ceremonial center by the early Hawaiians.

The heiau is made from coral and limestone and has three platforms: the ulu (main platform), piko (sub-platform), and kahili (platform). On the ulu are several shrines, including one dedicated to Ku `āina, goddess of wind. On the piko are two statues of Laka, god of thunder and lightning, and a statue of Hina, goddess of childbirth and fertility. The kahili contains a small temple to Haumea, goddess of ocean currents.

0.49 miles away

Ali'i Kayaks

For those who love the thrill of paddling through pristine Hawaiian waters, Ali'i Kayaks offers a range of kayaks perfect for exploring the stunning coastline of Lihue. Whether you're looking for a beginner's kayak or an experienced kayaker's favorite, Ali'i Kayaks has got you covered.

Our selection of kayaks include both sit-on-tops and hard shells, perfect for all levels of paddlers. For those new to kayaking, we recommend our Sit-On-Top Kayak for First Timers. It's simple to use and features a comfortable seat and sturdy construction that will take your paddling skills to the next level.

If you're ready to venture out into some serious water, our Hard Shell Kayaks are perfect for you. These versatile boats are built with durability in mind and can handle a wide range of conditions. With capacities from four to ten people, there's sure to be a perfect kayak for you among our selection.

Looking for something different? Check out our range of Paddle Boards! These versatile boards are perfect for exploring all sorts of waters, from calm lakes to wild oceans. Whether you're new to paddle boarding or just want to try something new, Ali'i Kayaks has the perfect board for you!

0.79 miles away

Wailua Heritage Trail

The Wailua Heritage Trail Lihue is a 2.5-mile loop that traces the historic and archaeological sites of the area. It begins at the Lihue Civic Center and follows Kalanianaole Highway to the Waialae Valley Historical Museum, then continues on to the Puu Oo crater, Kaumualii Point, and back to the Lihue Civic Center. The trail has been extensively restored and features interpretive signage and panels that describe the cultural significance of each site. The trail is open from 9am to 4:30pm from May 1 to October 31.

0.89 miles away

Smith's Tropical Paradise

Smith's Tropical Paradise Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Hawaii. The gardens are home to a wide variety of plants from all over the world. The garden features a waterfall, a lagoon, and plenty of tropical plants. There are also several arboretums on site with hundreds of varieties of trees and plants. The garden is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm. Admission is free for all visitors.

0.93 miles away

Poliahu Heiau

Poliahu Heiau Lihue is a sacred site that is home to the world's second-largest heiau (temple). The heiau is located on the island of Kauaʻi and was built in the late 1800s by King Kamehameha III. The heiau is dedicated to Haumea, the goddess of the sea.

The heiau was built on a mountaintop and features an impressive viewing platform. The heiau is also home to a large statue of Kamehameha III. The heiau is open to the public and visitors can explore its interior chambers and see its magnificent carved woodwork.

1.37 miles away

Fern Grotto

Located in Lihue, the Fern Grotto is a lush oasis of ferns and orchids. With over 1,000 plants and 50 varieties of orchids, it's a great spot to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Kaua'i. The Fern Grotto is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for children (ages 6-12), and free for children 5 and under.

1.44 miles away

Nounou-East Trail

The Nounou-East Trail is a 3.8-mile loop trail that takes hikers on a scenic journey through the lush vegetation and isolated rainforest of the Lihue Forest Reserve. The trail begins at the historic Lihue Mission and heads east along the ridgeline of the Kohala Mountains, passing by a variety of natural ecosystems and stunning vistas. The path winds its way downhill before coming to an end at the Ko'olau River.

This trail is great for hikers of all levels, as it offers a variety of terrain including wet forests, cool streams, and rugged ridges. The trail is also well-maintained and easy to follow, making it an ideal option for visitors looking for a quiet hike with plenty of nature to explore.

1.90 miles away

Nukoli'i Beach Park

Nukoli'i Beach Park is located on the north shore of Kauaʻi in Lihue. The park has a lagoon with a reef, a beach, and picnic areas. It is open to the public from sunrise to sunset.

Nukoli'i Beach Park is named after Nukoloʻi, who was one of the eight chiefs of Kauaʻi. Nukoli’i Beach Park is a great place to take a walk, picnic, or swim. There are plenty of places to relax in the shade or take a dip in the lagoon. The beach has gentle waves and perfect sand for playing in.

The lagoon is home to much marine life including turtles, barracuda, and crabs. There are also several types of fish swimming in the water. The park also features an overlook with views of Mount Waiʻaleʻale and Kapa‘akea Mountain.

1.94 miles away

Hanamāʻulu Beach Park

Hanamāʻulu Beach Park is a great place to spend a day with the family. With several beach activities to choose from, the park is perfect for all ages. There is also a playground, picnic areas, and a basketball court for visitors to enjoy.

2.92 miles away

Ahukini Recreational Pier State Park

The Ahukini Recreational Pier State Park is located in Lihue on the island of Kauaʻi. The pier stretches out into the ocean and has a wide range of activities including swimming, sunbathing, fishing, kayaking, and windsurfing. There are also several restaurants and bars that can be found on the pier.

2.96 miles away

Kaiakea Point

Kaiakea Point Lihue is a beautiful spot in the Kohala Mountains. The view from the point is spectacular, and there are a few hiking trails that lead to the top. The point is also great for swimming, with crystal-clear water.

4.17 miles away

The Castle Kaha Lani Resort is an excellent, budget-friendly accommodation that provides easy access to the city's most sought after attractions; book this Lihue hotel today!


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