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Address: North Shore, Kauai, HI
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Best beach on the North Shore

We went for the day. There are bathroom facilities, picnic tables, and lots of trees for shade. The snorkeling is amazing. Turtles, fish, calm, clear water. We love it here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We went for the day. There are bathroom facilities, picnic tables, and lots of trees for shade. The snorkeling is amazing. Turtles, fish, calm, clear water. We love it here!

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to bring the kids and enjoy Hawaii. Loved the water and the sights. Very clear water and clean beach.

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for couples and families. We camped at this beach for two nights. My biggest criticism were the showers. But with that being said, it is only five dollars a person to camp here. We did have one night that are neighbors were drunk and yelling loudly til four in the morning but fortunately it started... More 

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Hemet, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful. No hiking needed. Great snorkeling. Shells can be found. Great for small children to play in. Shade areas.

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Did some snorkeling and saw a 3.5 foot Gar fish and my friend had a small Sea turtle swim by him. Swallow water with coral reef and a variety of fish.

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New York City, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

In the Summer, the heavy surf switches from the North Shore to the South Shore, Anini becomes a calm spot from swimming and beginning snorkeling. It is convenient to resorts on the North Side of the island Princeville and Hanalei. Shore wade fishing, either fly or spin is accommodated due to minimal surf.

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Livingston, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Took the kids to Kauai for Christmas. The beach was the best. Super relaxing and close to our Resort

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San Jose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Anini Beach felt a lot like being at a lake vs an exotic pacific beach. The sand was more like dirt/gravel and the shoreline water got a little dirty from leaves. This beach seemed good for camping or having a bbq, and the water was the calmest of all of the beaches we visited. It was nice to lay out... More 

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Union, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This beach is not as picturesque as Secret Beach or Ha'ena but it was very calm and swimmable when we visited. Not many people on the beach during our visit. Our kids (7 & 14) could walk out pretty far and still feel safe. There are better choices for a scenic beach but it's hard to beat this spot for... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice beach with some okay snorkeling areas. Uncrowded, fun to hike along shoreline. Gorgeous scenery and protected water so a good place for swimming in general. This is supposed to be known as a snorkeling site, but we were a little disappointed and I expect we were not in the optimum area for snorkeling. Next time!

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Address: North Shore, Kauai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai

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