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Salt Pond Beach Park

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Address: Lokokai Road, Hwy 50, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI

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Excellent underrated beach for swimming and relaxing

Perfect beach for a quiet and relaxing day. Wide open, and was barely populated the two times we went. Not great boogie boarding, snorkeling was okay, but this is a chill-out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Perfect beach for a quiet and relaxing day. Wide open, and was barely populated the two times we went. Not great boogie boarding, snorkeling was okay, but this is a chill-out, just swim and enjoy the views beach. Much better than ANY beach on Poipu.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

My Wife and I fell in love with this beach! It was our perfect little get away when we wanted to break away from the family for awhile. My Wife and I walked the beach and took in an amazing sunset together. It was a favorite stop while we were in Kauai for the week. The icing on the cake,... More 

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Kansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I love this beach. It is almost always good for swimming. The sandy bottom is great. Good place to watch the sunset. You may just see a monk seal. It is never crowded and a perfect place to spend the whole day.

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Columbia, MO
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Before our children and grandchildren join us, we drove around to check out the beaches best for kids. Salt Pond is our favorite so far. Because it's farther west, there was not a big crowd on the beach. We've notice more littering at all the beaches than we would have expected. Not terrible, but disappointing nonetheless. The beach itself is... More 

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LOS ANGELES
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My In-laws, relatives and my family have been enjoying Salt Pond Beach Park for over 4 generations...... all 4 of my children were babies when they started crawling into the surf at Salt! Below is more info on the attraction which "locals" take for granted but which we greatly miss when we're on the Mainland.... Salt Pond Beach Park, Kauai... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We enjoyed this beach as it was not very busy. It was great for swimming as the beach is surrounded by rocks, which create a protected area. This is ideal for young children. It also creates a nice area for snorkeling as well. There is a great taco vendor "Raphael" who has fabulous fish tacos!

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Fairborn, Ohio
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

enjoyed this beach locals seem to congregate there. Family's sitting at the shelters music food just really nice relaxing atmosphere. The view as the sunsets in the west is my favorite with the island of Niihau in the distance.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The beach was lovely -- clear water, safe swimming, clean beach. We were beach camping for our first time and it was not like regular camping. We expected to be able to spread out more but they keep everyone in one grassy area so you're at the mercy of your neighbors. You don't have your own space. There's no real... More 

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited this beach twice during our stay, the first time, accidentally while looking for public restrooms on the way back from Waimea. You'll see a lot of locals here, not just tourists. Families camped out in small tents, BBQing and tossing horseshoes. The protected beach is nice to swim in and you might even see one the endangered monk... More 

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NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This beach is not that close to larger population centers so it's much less crowded. It's also really pretty and great for swimming. Definitely worth the extra 15 minutes from Poipu Beach.

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