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Poipu Beach Park

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Neighborhood: Koloa
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Address: Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 808-742-7444
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Private Tour
$234*
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Private Tour: Kauai Sightseeing Adventure with Picnic Lunch
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$97*
and up
Kauai Waimea Canyon and Wailua River

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Nice to pass the time here and watch the surfers and snorkelers. Evenings are beautiful. The Beach House restaurant close by is a nice upscale restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Nice to pass the time here and watch the surfers and snorkelers. Evenings are beautiful. The Beach House restaurant close by is a nice upscale restaurant.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

You get to do it all here. Snorkle, swim, beach. Plenty of shade, great safe place to swim. The rental place is close, plenty of parking and it's free! Picknick tables and grill are available also.

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Grover Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My husband loves to snorkel, so he rated this as OK, but not outstanding. Good for beginners. Beach is beautiful and does tend to draw crowds, esp on weekends/holidays

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We rented a house right on Poipu beach and this was by far the best beach we've visited. It has a lifeguard, a place specifically for boogie boarding and two beaches that are combined together for swimming and snorkeling. We saw a beached seal as well as a sea turtle. Great place to watch the sunset too. Close to food,... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This beach was super crowded the day we went to visit this part of the island. The beach is amazing and the water is warm and easy to wade in. However, there are several other beaches nearby that are just as great and not as crowded. There were no monk seals when we arrived, but sometimes you can find them... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

If you want to relax in the sun, tan, swim or surf for a while, or go snorkeling and see some gorgeous fish, come here! You are also highly likely to see a Monk Seal resting on the beach. (Please remember these guys sleep on the beach and are NOT supposed to be scared back into the water!)

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very beautiful beach close to our condo. Nice place for a morning stroll and good place to swim, although I didn't.

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Ludlow, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This beach has it all! It's public to begin with. The parking is accessible, the facilities are clean. Now for the important facts, it's truly magnificent! From the powder beige sand, Aqua emerald water, snorkeling from the shore, to the island jetty surrounded by black lava rocks & crashing waves create the backdrop anomaly Palm trees & splendid roosters, chicks... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We got to this beach around 10am on a weekday and it was getting pretty full already. Looks like parking spots are hard to find, but we snagged one right in front of the park. There are several food options close to the beach and many more just a short ride in the car down the road. We snorkeled for... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Small white sand bean near our hotel so we didn't have to worry about parking. The surf break is short but the under toe wasn't bad. My husband had a blast swimming in the water and I enjoyed the sun from the beach. We went later in the afternoon when people were leaving for the day. It was not busy... More 

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