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Address: Nalu Road, Uninc Kauai County, Hawaii, Kauai, HI
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Went for a short swim trip Nice spot for small children no waves No shade so bring your own Water can be cloudy from waves breaking over the rocks

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
ukiah, ca

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English first
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346 reviews
212 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has something for everyone. There is a great area for smaller children to enjoy the water and the big kids can enjoy the waves and surf. The beach is quite long and has a nice area to set up for a picnic. We visited on a Sunday and there were families celebrating birthdays etc. The is plenty of... More 

1 Thank wwjd1947
Santa Clarita, California
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85 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If the water is rough where you're staying, just go here! This is a great family beach! It's a well protected lagoon with good snorkeling, too. I saw lots of fish, some nice big blue fish, lots of puffer fish and even a barracuda! There are rest rooms and picnic areas available.

1 Thank ladydi50CA
ukiah, ca
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Went for a short swim trip Nice spot for small children no waves No shade so bring your own Water can be cloudy from waves breaking over the rocks

1 Thank luv2fast
Saskatoon, Canada
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This has to be one of the best beaches for little kids in Kauai. The "ponds" are extremely well protected which makes for a superb, stress free beach experience. Nice grassy area and lots of "shady tree" spots too. Parking seems really ample even on a nice Saturday-mind you we arrived late morning and it did seem to definitely get... More 

1 Thank Stevefrench34
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The man made lagoon is perfect for swimming with children. The waves on the rest of the beach can be quite intense with powerful current. Very scenic and a great place for a picnic!

1 Thank DH2232
Akron, Ohio
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Nice beach that is protected to take small children. It's a big beach, but due to it's popularity it's usually pretty crowded, but still a nice beach to spend a nice sunny day.

Thank aaammgb
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

A nice beach for sunbathing, lots of parking, with showers and toilets. Not as good for snorkeling as advertised, plenty of better beaches with clearer water.

Thank Phil101219
Sacramento, California
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286 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Walked from our condo to the park, where we saw a lot of families enjoying get together parties and games, fishing and swimming. No one was on the play bridge, so we wandered all over it, going under, up, down, around and down slides. Its got some pretty ceramic decorations, and wood stairs going up or down, going in circles... More 

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Coggeshall, Essex
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We snorkeled here several times and really enjoyed it. I sprained my ankle on our trip so I needed a beach with easy entry into the water and this beach provided it. We saw three sea turtles here and it was the highlight of our trip! We also saw an eel and tons of other great colorful fish. One thing... More 

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Hamilton, Virginia
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Nice area, protected from the open ocean and waves by a large breakwater. There is an area outside if you want the waves and the surf.Lifeguard present during normal hours. Rough seas yesterday, due to TS in the area, but calm in the protected area. Plenty of fish to reward a beginning snorkeler. Lots of places you can stand in... More 

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