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Salt Pond Beach Park

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Address: Lokokai Road, Hwy 50, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Excellent swimming

A good beach to swim and sun at. Rest room and water facilities. If you want to snorkel this is probably not the place but it is a good place to practice if you are a novice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good beach to swim and sun at. Rest room and water facilities. If you want to snorkel this is probably not the place but it is a good place to practice if you are a novice. Surfboarding about 150 yards off the beach before the early surf break. Water can be cloudy in the afternoon, clearer in the AM

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Camdenton, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited this beach twice on our visits to the island and have found that it usually has calm surf for beginner snorkelers. Not the quantity of fish that some of the other snorkeling beaches have. But easy water to enter and exit. The times we have visited there have been mostly locals at the park. So it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can swim naked here but you gotta be careful. You don't want some cop or family catching sight of your doodle. The water is extra salty

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After coming here the first time we kept coming back. It just has a great feeling of serenity and authenticity. There is a smothering of tourists and locals here but the total numbers are small so you can really enjoy the place without feeling crowded out.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem on the South side of Kauai. Salt Pond is a well maintained public park with beach access and mostly calm surf. The park includes covered shelters, restrooms, showers, lots of parking and a life guard. There is limited shade from the sun, so bring your sunscreen and a hat. The beach is protected by an off... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very low key great beach for the family. Restrooms, picnic tables, showers. Safe swimming area.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect Beach for families or someone just interested in fantastic swim in the Pacific Ocean. The beaches naturally sheltered by a lava breakwall. There's tons of clean sand. Lifeguards on duty. Perfect showers and bathroom facilities.

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this beach. Lots of room to spread out, lifeguard on duty, bathrooms, pavilions and parking were all a plus. This is an excellent location to watch a true unobstructed view of the sunset. Seemed to be a favorite amongst the locals as well.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

What a nice place to spend the afternoon. There are bathrooms and the beach has a barrier so that the waves aren't too big. Definitely not good for surfing but great for children and the older set. It is beautiful and we had a very nice afternoon relaxing.

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Bath, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Loved this beach. Not crowded light wave action and great for swimming. Can snorkel as well one area has rocks and fish and eel the rest of the beach area is sand bottom. Rest room facilities are at the beach as well and it is lifeguarded. Overall a great family beach.

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