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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)

Ka Haku Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-464-0840
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A perfect beach

If you are lucky enough to find a parking spot, this beach is definitely worth a visit. It had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newton, North Carolina
via mobile
Great snorkeling site!

Hideaways (aka Pali Ke Kua beach) is two segments; one side is close to Pali Ke Kua condos (with a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melissa R
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Ka Haku Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are lucky enough to find a parking spot, this beach is definitely worth a visit. It had lots of sand, lots of shade available, crystal clear water for snorkeling, and was incredibly scenic. There is a bit of work involved to get down...More

Thank Oscar_Retriever
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hideaways (aka Pali Ke Kua beach) is two segments; one side is close to Pali Ke Kua condos (with a steep but paved private path down to the beach); the other segment is closer to St. Regis and has public access. There is a point...More

1  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite hidden place to go but had to wait for parking this year thanks to the photogenic beach and social media. If people ask just say "Princeville" or "it's too dangerous to visit" that always works for us. The pics speak for themselves.

Thank 420TimeTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about the beauty of this beach. It is a bit small, but offers plenty of sun or shade, and pretty good snorkeling for the island. The hike down is short, but difficult. Parking is tough.

Thank Josh A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a bit of a hike down to the beach but if you take it slow and are careful it's manageable. The beach was definitely worth it. GO EARLY otherwise there is no parking and the later you wait the more people are there....More

Thank Ramona A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made the trek down with a friend around 7am on a Friday morning. We were staying at the condo's right next to it. It was pretty steep and it was a little slippery because it had rained the night before but there are ropes...More

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those lucky enough to find parking, this beach is a little slice of Heaven. There is a small lot next to the tennis court at Puu Poa and you can also access this by a sidewalk down from Pali Ke Kua. When we were...More

1  Thank Jewelofvancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small beach tucked away behind a condo complex. It really was nothing special, no great views, and really could have been anywhere. It was crowded the morning we went. There were 8 other people on the beach, so it was crowded...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place if you wanna be alone and secluded. Amazing spot to watch the sunset. There's a bbq area on the way down to beach with grassy area to hang out and grill up some food. It's a lil bit of a hike getting down...More

Thank Amie Y
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

It's the most beautiful beach I've ever seen. The sand is different. The view is perfect. It's so private. Not crowded at all. You better wear hiking shoes or something like that. The trail is challenging but it worth it. It's not long at all....More

1  Thank Hanie G
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We are already booked for a couple activities, but what can you simply drive up to and enjoy, what beaches are available for public use during the week.
21 January 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
Hideaways was an awesome experience - very cool secluded beach. The walk down is a little steep but very doable and there is a rope that you can hold on to for support. For parking, I'd recommend parking at the St... More
Konrad B
Hello and thank you in advance for your responses. How is Hideaway Beach in December? Specifically mid December... Is the water rough? Cold? Is it typically quite cloudy and overcast? Thank you again!
14 December 2016|
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Response from Frostieone | Reviewed this property |
No! its not cold... In mid December. however you will get a bit of rain from time to time. There could be rip tide warnings.