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Address: 7640 Kuhio Hwy, Kauai, HI 96714
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A beach in the northern part of Kauai.

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This is the most beautiful beach I have ever visited! The beach is clean, never crowded and had the best snorkeling in Hawaii. The water was so clear with tons of colorful fish... read more

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the most beautiful beach I have ever visited! The beach is clean, never crowded and had the best snorkeling in Hawaii. The water was so clear with tons of colorful fish. Enter the water by walking through a sandy entry point, not by walking on the reef. We had to politely inform a young couple that they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach will stay in my heart forever. Beautiful views, and amazing snorkeling. It does not get much better than this. Be sure to get there early. Parking is limited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've hit most of the top rated beaches in Kauai and this is by far my favorite spot. CALM WATERS, expansive beach, some good shaded areas, and not overly crowded. Parking can be tricky but if you're lucky, give it a go. I would definitely recommend this beach.

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Classic Kauai beach---deep blue on one side, deep green on the land side. Stunning views of the water. Incredible large beach A long way from town and down the road to get here---almost to the end, but thats another beach, hike and falls. Way crowded parking. Showers and baths lifeguards and a shaved iced truck

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pismo beach, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very crowded, great snorkeling and water was warm and clear. Enjoyed our visit and wished we had packed some snacks and more water to stay a little longer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quintessential Kaua'i beach! Parking was hard to come by, but was worth the wait for this beautiful and memorably stunning stretch of perfect sand, sun and backdrop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite a lovely place to spend the day! There is a pretty good walk but the beach is GORGEOUS and there is great snorkeling to be found right off the shore! Like EVERY beach on Kauai, I HIGHLY recommend you stop here if your in the area and have the time!

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Seal Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A long way from everywhere, almost to the end of the road. Park in the lot by the grassy park, lifeguard tower across from the cave. Walk east 1/4 mile, find a shady tree for your stuff and put on your fins and mask and wade out. Avoid the shallowest part of the reef that will cut your feet or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting there can be a little difficult (go early & there are a couple off-roads you can park on) but it is worth the effort to find a quiet place to enjoy the beach, waves, and beautiful blue water. Tried snorkeling but it was a bit rough in February. Not many were there (especially early) and the view is great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got there early a few hours before high tide. Clear water glassy water with a few small waves. Not much sand when getting in the water because the tide was low, but saw fish immediately. We were surprised at how many large fish were feeding in 3-4 feet of water. And by what a large variety. We snorkeled for a... More 

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