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Salt Pond Beach Park

Address: Lokokai Road, Hwy 50, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI
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Ranked #5 of 9 Activities in Hanapepe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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LOS ANGELES
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

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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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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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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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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you catch yourself on the south shore, and your'e not looking to snorkel,scuba dive, or surf but lounging and sunbathing and swimming is in your to do list swing by Salt Pond. Captain Ted from Cpt.Andy's recommend it for us. It's right off the highway and also near many food places to grab a bite to eat. Picnicking is... More 

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Rowland Heights, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stopped here for about an hour before we had to fly home. It is a little out of the way, which explains why a much smaller crowd here than the more popular Poipu Beach. The Salt Pond Beach has a couple of protected coves for small children. I didn't get a chance to snorkel here, but I suspect there... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stopped on the way to the Waimea Canyon. It was a nice beach with grassy areas, restrooms and good snorkeling.

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The beach was so clean and easy to get to. The water was clear and debris free. We went there several times during our stay in Kauai.

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