The sunny South Side of Kauai is usually warm and quite dry with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to mid-80s on average. The south side of Kauai is home to some of the most sought-after beaches on the island with crystal clear blue waters.
Discover the South Side
Poipu has a variety of beaches that offer safe family-friendly beaches, great spots for snorkeling on Kauai, tanning on the beach, and even some easy hikes. There is also a fantastic selection of easily accessible restaurants, stores, retail shops, and beach equipment rental shops to choose from on the South Side so you can get your beach time and shopping time in the same area!
Places to visit on the South Side
South Side, Kauai Baby BeachThe perfect beach for small children and families on Kaua'i. Enjoy the shallow waters and breathtaking sunsets from this quaint spot. Discover Baby Beach Not A Lifeguarded Beach The perfect beach for small children and families! Baby Beach...
The most popular beach on the south side of Kauai, Poipu Beach has a natural wading pool for kids, swimming, snorkeling, and a picnic on the beach! This beach is lifeguarded and there is a very shallow pool that is perfect for young children and those who are not strong swimmers.
Shipwrecks Beach is a great beach for hanging out in the sun or picnicking in the shade! A lovely stretch of white sand to bask in the sun’s rays and beautiful cliffs serve as a great backdrop. A lovely hike along the cliffs features an incredible, untouched coastline.