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Address: North Shore, Kauai, HI
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$234*
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Private Tour: Kauai Sightseeing Adventure with Picnic Lunch

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This is a great beach that has plenty of space with restrooms, picnic tables,parking , shade,grass areas. There is reef which on average gives safe swimming. Should be good for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This is a great beach that has plenty of space with restrooms, picnic tables,parking , shade,grass areas. There is reef which on average gives safe swimming. Should be good for families. We liked it & well worth visiting. If staying in Princeville come to this beach as the beaches in the complex are difficult to access because the Hotels control... More 

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Manteca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

This is an easy snorkeling and swimming beach for families because it sits behind a reef so there is little to no shore break. Big, flat and sandy it is great for sitting too. It was too windy the day we were there for SUP but on calmer days it would be a great beach for that as well. Ample... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very clean waters, no waves. Good for snokel. Q lovely place.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This beach was great for kids due to the calm waters. It is a long beach and has restroom facilities. Note that there is no lifeguard unlike at other beaches.

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Frisco, Texas
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Beautiful beach that is off the beaten path. You have to watch for the Anini Beach State Park sign, just north of Kilauea. The beach has trees that you can sit under and get out of the sun. There are also bathrooms and camping spots. A large beach with clear and shallow water, a great place for kids or those... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you're up in the north part of the island and want to find a beautiful beach, then Anini is the one to go. Simply stunning, nice road to get there and a great view of the lighthouse too. Loved it.

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Detroit, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This beach was recommended by our resort but we were not impressed. There was a lot of camping and the sand beach area was narrow with a lot of seaweed or other garbage looking items washed up. Head to Hanalei Bay or Tunnels Beach instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My wife and I had our wedding photos taken at this beach. They came out perfect. It is a long beach perfect for a long walk holding hands.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We visited a ton of beaches in our trip and this was by far my favorite. We were there twice and there weren't a lot of people there, which was very nice. Very calm waters with interesting fish. Liked the sandbar that pops up at low tide. Walking along the beach makes for very pretty pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Anini Beach did not feature in our original plan. We came here as it was recommended to us. The beach has gentle waters, good for swimming and for children. the waves break a little further from the shore due to the presence of a reef. the water is as clear as crystal and quite still. It is a long beach... More 

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