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Poipu Beach Park

Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-742-7444
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“poipu beach” (316 reviews)
Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-742-7444
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Reviewed today via mobile

This might be my favorite beach. Kid friendly, adult friendly, lots of wildlife to see. Pack your lunch and spend all day.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday

Took a walk over here along the beach and saw a green turtle ( honu) The water is very warm and perfect for swimming for all ages. There is a huge grassy lawn with picnic tables and restrooms. Great place to watch the sunset.

Thank Debra M
Reviewed yesterday

I love this beach and have been coming here all my life, wanted to update everyone out there, the fabulous children's play structure near the sand is GONE :( removed. It is May 21st, 2017.

Thank Dana L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of my family's favorite beaches on Kauai. There is a large bay with a reef that protects it from the larger waves. The main bay is great for snorkeling and seeing fish. The main inlet is rocky on the bottom which provides...More

Thank jakel974
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great beach. You can see sea turtles swimming by the beach and on the beach. You can also see the Hawaiian monk seals.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thursday mid afternoon under mostly cloudy sky's. Just got in the the south side from Princeville. No problem finding parking which appeared safe. The water was the right temp. The surf was fun. I'll come back with a boggy board next time. Noticed a medium...More

Thank G B B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful and small family sand beach which is a nice, safe place for smaller children and families to feel safe to play.

Thank NenaOregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice, calm area to snorkel. Fair amount of fish to see. Good for inexperienced & beginners. Turtles were sunning themselves.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

After numerous articles and awards associated with this beach, we decided to check it out since we had heard it had some pretty good snorkeling (waves in the Poipu area weren't great at the time). When we arrived, the beach was PACKED. Went out for...More

1  Thank DanK2
Reviewed 4 days ago

When we first arrived at this beach parking was tough, and then finding a spot was tough, and then it seemed as though there wasn't much reef and we though snorkeling would be tough. Turns out I was very wrong, the snorkeling at this beach...More

Thank RoniShaner
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Is this good for beginner snorkeling, no more than 4 ft of water? If so what marine life can one see?
24 December 2016|
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Response from lunatoke | Reviewed this property |
It would be good for beginner snorkeling! It is protected by a reef so water is not rough. You need to be aware that in some spots the distance between rock and water surface is very very shallow and you need to be careful... More
Is there a place to rent snorkeling gear there?
17 November 2016|
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Response from BendTraveler7 | Reviewed this property |
I would personally take my mask and rent fins.
What would you say is so special about this beach? is it still fun in winter?
9 September 2016|
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Response from BendTraveler7 | Reviewed this property |
this seems to be the warmest part of the island.