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Address: Transportation: Just past Tahiti Nui, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 808-241-6670
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Activities: Surfing
Visit Hanalei Beach like an insider
Private Tour
$176*
and up
Private Tour: Kauai Sightseeing Adventure with Picnic Lunch
Top Rated
$67*
and up
Kauai Learn to Surf Lesson

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Paradise Beach

Welcome to heaven. The Hanalei Beach and Bay area are one click from the pearly gates. The view is only equaled by the quality of the water. The people are very nice with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Welcome to heaven. The Hanalei Beach and Bay area are one click from the pearly gates. The view is only equaled by the quality of the water. The people are very nice with a laid back kind of vibe. Best beach in the U.S. for sure.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We came to Hanalei in the late afternoon. There's a lot of sand on the beach, perfect for beach soccer or volleyball. It's a beautiful view from anywhere you look. It's a short walk to the end of the pier, and it's a fun spot for photos or relaxing with your feet over the edge of the pier. We stayed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Very busy on a sunny day. Fun to watch the surf activities. Taco food truck and washrooms and shower station.Nice family beach. Close to town and shops.

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Weatherford, Ok
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great, pure sand beach in idyllic setting. Extensive beach all along the shore of gorgeous Hanalei Bay. Easy access and nice water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Parking can get a little issue -- stay torward the pier for calmer waves if you have it definitely bring A beach umbrella but make sure is a sturdy one the wind Will brake the cheap ones ( if is a Windy day) This beata is fresa for adult And kids with high tide You can Junp off the the... More 

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chico, ca
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Soft white sand, strong rolling waves, Hanalei beach is one of my favorite beaches in the world. Great to lay out and play with the kids, or catch some serious waves. Respect the ocean however, it is no joke. We spend time at Waikiki and here and the difference is stark. If you aren't a comfortable swimmer, don't get to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Love it, we rented some paddle boards and surfed all day. Extremely friendly people, perfect break for long boards and paddle boards. $40 dollars per day SUP, warm up in the river and get some fun waves!!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Can't beat the scenery. Be ready for an eclectic mix of patrons. Worth the stop if travelling around the island.

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Austin, TX
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Beautiful views and perfectly soft sand. The views of the mountains make this beach spectacular and special. This may be the best beach I've ever been because of the combination of soft sand, clear water and gorgeous view.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Large beach with a fantastic view of the "Bali Hai" slopes surrounding. Rest rooms on site. Beach stretches about 2 miles.

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