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Hanalei Beach

Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Private Kauai Learn to Surf Lesson
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“great beach” (117 reviews)
Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful half moon white sandy beach....brings to mind the song Hanalei Moon. Weekends/holidays are packed here with area to park trucks on beach....not so great!

Thank lindacrick
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was closed due to high bacteria in the water : Two North Shore conservation groups have asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider the cleanup of water in front of Kaua'i County's Black Pot Park in Hanalei Bay. The Limu Coalition and the Hanalei...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to a lot of Beaches but this one is exceptional. In the front you have the beauty of a large cresant shoreline with cristal clear water. A wide swath of soft silky sand line the peaceful bay area. This would be enough...More

Thank RonnyyD
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pretty at sunset, nice beach to take a walk. We checked it off the bucket list since its such an iconic place.

Thank jlevison
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun trip to the North side of the Island to say i jumped off the World Famous Hanalei Pier the beach is smooth sandy bottom unlike other Beaches we visited.

Thank Z2610MYrobertb
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're here, you must see this beach, spend the day there but watch out for the rip, it's heavy!!

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were here at the start of our Na Pali Catamaran Tour and this was the best beach I saw on the island. So amazing!

Thank kelseywhalen
Reviewed 6 days ago

We truly enjoyed our day at Hanalei Bay beach - walked the beach coastline in both directions. Visited the Hanalei Bay Pier as well. Watched the surfer school lessons as near the pier the currents are not quite as strong. Not a swimming beach, but...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here in August on a BEE-U-TEE-FULL day. Water was glass still. I have been told that it can get intense in the winter but every time I have been there it's superb. Nice beach with shallow water so you can go out quite a...More

Thank nightwines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is gorgeous like all the beaches in Kauai. Its relatively calmer than most and there are many boats moored offshore. When we went, it was not very crowded. The water is perfect and clear but there isn't much reef so I would go...More

Thank Ariel L
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Response from beachmiker | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the St. Regis or the best, Happy Talk Lounge at the Hanna Bay Resort.
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2 January 2017|
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Response from Natalya A | Reviewed this property |
Hideaways beach Baby beach in poipu
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Response from Fitzsidu | Reviewed this property |
- you can swim here year round!