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Address: Transportation: Just past Tahiti Nui, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: 8084820749
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Private Kauai Learn to Surf Lesson
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We were here the day after Labor Day when the bay was quiet, waters were still and kids were playing around the pier. I understand that it can get high waves in winter but this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Arvada, Colorado
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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here the day after Labor Day when the bay was quiet, waters were still and kids were playing around the pier. I understand that it can get high waves in winter but this was a peaceful, postcard Hawaiian experience. A must-see.

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Out of all the beaches we went to on Kauai, I must rate this as the most beautiful and the best swimming beach. The lengthy swimming beach with nice, soft sandy bottom and virtually rockless, is divided in the middle by a walking pier that extends out about 50 yards into the water. At one end of the end, there... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Paris one sees the Louvre or the Eiffel tower, Kauai one sees Waimea Canyon and Hanalei Bay (and lots of other stuff). The Bay is certainly photographic in all sorts of light with the hills as a gorgeous backdrop. It is also a Bay that is very user friendly, with vendors there to rent SUP's and surfboards-not pushy about... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place by which Puff the Magic Dragon lived. A great place to surf, buggy board, body surf or swim. You can enjoy picnic tables on the beach and one of the most stunning views on the island.

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is beautiful. Great place to enjoy the scenery of the mountains behind you and ocean in front. There is a lifeguard on duty, bathrooms, and showers. The surf in the summer is typically low, in the winter it can be fairly big - great for surfer watching. Pack a lunch and have a great day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the beach briefly to get a look at the pier. Lots of folks were surfing, hanging with families and jumping into the water from the pier. This seems like a perfect place to relax with a family, but as it was just us, we opted to move on to Hideways Beach instead, which had fantastic... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxing here. The water adventure seekers are in full energy here. More along the lines of kayaking, snorkeling or paddle boarding. It's calm and the waves are easy. The beach is lovely and it's a great place for kids to play in the water. Not a dangerous as other heavy waved beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

maybe it was just because we went on a thursday afternoon, following a long holiday weekend, but his beach is huge and sparsely populated, making it the perfect place to relax in the sun and swim in the ocean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this beach! It is so quaint and reminds me somewhat of beaches in Australia! The board walk/pier is also very cool! This beach can tend to get crowded, so like most places here, the earlier you can get out there, the better. You really cant go wrong with ANY beach in Kauai and you wont at this one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most child friendly beaches. The water is clear and the current is mild. Even though it was summer, the beach was not overcrowded. We spent the day swimming and enjoying the beautiful view.

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