This sunset at this beach is a must see!! Went in July, and the water was just the right temperature even when it rained. It is an all around scenic view, if you're facing the shore and just turn around there's so many mountains around. It was also not very crowded - which was a huge plus to me, the other beaches are more touristy. I also took surfing lessons here, the waves were decent I guess, but the day after my lesson I could not "catch any waves." Anyways, out of the 4 beaches I went to (Tunnels, Anini, Hanalei, Poipu) this was by far my favorite!
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