Watched surfers - beginners up to veterans - low surf and high surf. Very friendly folks. Great sunset photos.
During our 2 week stay we saw many beaches and this was the one we kept returning to. Hopefully someday we'll be there again.
Lots of fun to swim here. We took surf lessons and got right up on the surf board. Then we did some boogie boarding. The waves were a little strong. I twisted my ankle but didn't realize it till we were leaving. I guess I was having too much fun to notice!
Maybe the time of year or the time of day, but we literally had the beach to ourselves. Beautiful hills in the background and very gentle in terms of waves. The waves on other beaches often made it hard to swim. This beach is a perfect beach for kids. We found the water to not be as clear as other... More
This beach is so pleasant. The water was calm the day we were there and we were able to swim....beautiful sandy floor and sand on the beach. The pier is really neat and worth a picture. Lots of paddle boarders keep you entertained as they come out from the river into the ocean. The surf is beautiful to watch. The... More
Wish the surf was higher but it changes. Water wasn't as warm as i expected, but I got used to it and it was great! Peaceful uncrowded beachh
We drove up to check out the beach one day and found it very scenic. We preferred other beaches on the island that are less crowded.
While staying in Princeville we visited this beach on 2 occasions and will return again if we have the opportunity in the future. The beach is located in a cove with gentle waves, soft sand and a wide beach. The perfect place to enjoy the surroundings, people watch and relax. It’s no wonder Dr. Beach named Hanalei Beach the best... More
We were in Kauai in November and as can happen there was a storm. There weren't many surfers out when we were there, there were kite surfers and one jet ski. The waves were violent and surging. On less stormy days it is a popular beach for surfers, kite surfers and boogie borders of all levels. Will have to go... More
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