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Address: Transportation: Just past Tahiti Nui, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 8084820749
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Activities: Surfing
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Beautiful family beach

Hanalei beach is a great family beach, there are 3 public areas that provide parking and bathrooms. Because it is a bay it is very good for swimming!! Have fun!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Hanalei beach is a great family beach, there are 3 public areas that provide parking and bathrooms. Because it is a bay it is very good for swimming!! Have fun!

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Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely beach but the rain had caused the local sewage plant to discharge into the bay. There are pupus and poopoos!

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Probably my favorite beach. Just mellow, beautiful views, great sunsets. I enjoy walking the whole bay/beach. Then having a longboard while enjoying the sunset. Puff lives by here and you can see all of Puff the Magic Dragon from Hanalei Beach. You can also see Bali Hai from Hanalei Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This beach is massive. Multiple places to park the car and access the beach. Beautiful sunset across the bay.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

To go to Hanalei beach is a great way to spend a day in Kauai. In your rental car, go out of Lihue and drive along the highway towards Princeville, [the beaches at Princeville are gorgeous too] on to Hanalei [quaint, cute with shops and places to eat], spend the afternoon on the beach at Hanalei, a beautiful beach with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Beautiful bay with a view of the lush green mountains in the back. It rained almost every afternoon which made it even more beautiful with the low lying clouds in the mountains. A great place to spend the day just relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We visited this beach in the summer. A very long stretch of beach with plenty of space, and a very calm sea perfect for kids to play around. Lovely place and lovely sunsets.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

we went to Hanalei twice while we were on Kauai. This was my favorite part of my trip there. beautiful and chill beaches, perfect for being either surfing or just laying down on the sand. You should definitely visit this part of the island if you can, specially for the sunset!

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Lifeguarded beach with enough tide action for the bigger kids and still shallow enough for the wee ones. Beautiful panoramic views.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

All year long, I look at pictures of this place and it still suns me when I actually arrive how beautiful it is! This is not only amazing in it's beauty but also a very friendly beach to visit. Locals and tourists seem to mix-well here probably because everyone feels like they are in Heaven when they arrive!

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