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Address: Anini Road, off Kalihiwai Road, North Shore, Kauai, HI
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Great Beach!

We walked many beaches on Kauai but this is one of our favourites! The tress at the waters edge have interesting roots formations and curved branch. The beach is popular for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Grimsby, Canada

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Grimsby, Canada
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked many beaches on Kauai but this is one of our favourites! The tress at the waters edge have interesting roots formations and curved branch. The beach is popular for shell hunters. They find the tiny shells that are used make up bracelets and necklaces.

Thank kolinKiev
Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are not really beach people but I enjoyed Anini. My husband was able to snorkel and I could just float around in the calm water. There is sunny spots and plenty of shade if that is what you want. Lots of beautiful old trees, can walk for quite a long way on the sand. No lifeguard tower but the... More 

Thank Tranur
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful sandy crescent beach, trees for shade, decent parking, and restrooms.Great place to sit and watch the surf way out on the reef or swim...the lagoon was calm and relatively shallow. Not good for snorkeling except out toward the reef, which was too dangerous the day we were there, Would be a great place for smaller kids and just... More 

Thank mikewD7187PG
Afton, Oklahoma
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148 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited early in the morning when the water was still calm. Snorkeled and saw 4 turtles, one of them a baby.. Beautiful beach and great for families.

Thank k_branTulsa_Oklahoma
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

North shore of Kauai. Only one road to get there. Very calm warm waters as the waves break at a reef about 1/2 mile offshore. Great for little kids. Many artists were painting shore views on the Friday we visited. A long beach but not very wide. The sand beach was only about 20 feet wide at our spot and... More 

Thank Avi G
Sherwood Park, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our last day on Kauai visiting Anini Beach. The beach was beautiful with a grassy area and trees to relax or to find a shady place. The water was so clear. Truly a beautiful way to spend the day! Bring your camera and your bathing suit. A picnic would be great too!

Thank 780sunseeker
Johnson City, Tennessee
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach offers camping, a boat entry access and lots of spots to have a lunch or snack. The beach is right there and spreads for a good bit.

Thank carrie m
Port Angeles, Washington, United States
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184 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spot to practice snorkeling and to spend a lazy day. There is plenty of shade, a nice sandy beach, grassy areas, picnic areas and restrooms. It is a very popular beach, so it can be crowded and parking can be an issue.

Thank DNWA
Sykesville, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is clean, the water is crystal clear and blue as the sky. I love that you have a calm area of water to snorkle in or just relax by without having to worry about the big waves that come with an lot of other beaches in Kauai. It is a great beach for families, it has a couple... More 

Thank jmwelsh33
northern california
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166 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkelers, wind surfers, kite surfers, swimmers, campers and sunbathers, families, young and older adults mingle on this beige sandy beach. Water shoes are helpful, as lava rocks & coral dot the water. One swimmer spotted turtle, but water is fairly shallow for a ways, so though wale sighting season, saw none in 3 visits.

Thank beardiegal

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