Queen’s Bath – Nature’s Hot Tub
On the north side of Kauai near Princeville, you can find the beautiful Queen’s Bath.
Queen’s Bath is one of the most unique and refreshing swimming areas on Kauai. The water pool is carved into a lava shelf and is the size of several large swimming pools.
Water spills over the black, jagged lava rocks to constantly refresh the pool. This means visitors have a marvelously large solar-powered Hawaiian hot tub at your disposal.
You can reach the Queen’s Bath by taking a gentle 5 minute hike past a waterfall leads down to a rocky landscape of lava rock. Continue on for another 5 minute, walk over the rocks and you’ll end up at the scenic bath.
Be sure to call ahead of your visit to make sure it’s open to the public. The government has begun closing the site during the winter months because of lawsuits from tourists who have been hurt from natural conditions.
Directions: To get to the Queen’s Bath, take Highway 56 to Princeville. Turn right on Ka Haku Road. Turn right on Punahele and then another right on Kapiolani. There is a small parking area that accommodates between 8 or 10 cars