Salt Pond Beach Park

Salt Pond Beach Park, Hanapepe: Hours, Address, Salt Pond Beach Park Reviews: 4.5/5

Salt Pond Beach Park
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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ItchyFeet
Camarillo, CA7,487 contributions
Great local beach
Sep 2021 • Couples
Great local beach with mostly local people. Bathrooms, picnic tables, lots of grass, a few covered areas.
We figured out it’s called salt pond because there is a nice area (see pics) that is protected by reef / rocks that kids and others can swim in with issues.
Great local beach that is not as busy as the hotel beaches!
Written September 23, 2021
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nctraveler315
Winston Salem, NC113 contributions
Monk Seal Sighting
Jul 2021
We stopped here on our last day in Kauai. It is a beautiful beach, lots of families and it seemed like more locals than tourists. There are areas of very calm water great for younger kids to enjoy the water. We saw a monk seal sunning on the beach. This was the only beach where we saw one. There are some covered shelters with picnic tables, not a lot of shade otherwise. This is definitely worth a stop.
Written August 1, 2021
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Ravi L
Mill Valley, CA4 contributions
Not good for boogie boarding/surfing
Jun 2021
We went there today with our 14 year old son. It was windy. Good area for swimming in the ocean for little ones because it's more protected. But if you're looking to body surf/boogie board/surf, not the place to go. Also there is a homeless (?) encampment with lots of tents on one end of the beach.
Written June 17, 2021
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Ron C
Newbury Park, CA546 contributions
Becareful of rip
Jun 2021 • Couples
There is ok snorkling at either end of the cove, but serious rip current in the center. The lifeguard warned us away unless headed out to surf the offshore break. There are shelters, restrooms. You can drive to the east cove by going along the airport.
Written June 3, 2021
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Gerald R
Oakland, CA412 contributions
HAWAII 2020 ADVENTURES #8: BEACH FOR BOTH LOCALS AND TOURISTS
Nov 2020 • Solo
They say that in Hawaii on Sundays you go to church or beach. On the Monday before Thanksgiving I came to this beach in the afternoon. That day would be my last day in Kauai. The day before I went to Poipu Beach to surf for the first time. After all the sightseeing in Kauai for 5 days I wanted to go to a beach for some rest and relaxation before I left for Honolulu.

Since I was staying at Waimea this beach is about a 10-minute drive where I was staying. There was a lot of people that day but not heavily congested that I couldn't find parking.

I arrived there in the mid afternoon and stayed there until the late afternoon soaking the sun and water. The area of the beach is unique as one part of the shore there is no barrier but the other part is divided by a rocky ridge that forms a lagoon. What makes this beach a relaxing atmosphere is the currents near the shore aren't strong. The clear water in the lagoon makes it a soothing feel. As the waves in this beach isn't strong enough for surfing this beach doesn't have a vibrant atmosphere but a laid back surrounding.

This beach is suitable not only for a family with kids but also for someone who just wants to enjoy its vacation in Kauai.
Written December 6, 2020
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Michael N
Honolulu, HI2 contributions
Incredible Salt Ponds Beach
Jul 2020
Beach was beautiful, clean, sand was amazing, ocean clean and nobody there. Amazing beach day in amazing kauai at the Salt Ponds. We staying in Waimea to do the Blue Ocean Zodiac and went to beach to play and was really surprised at the quality of this beach. I have been coming to Kauai for years and was surprised I missed this in the past.
Written July 31, 2020
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520andreyt
Issaquah, WA5 contributions
Place for swimming or snorkeling
Feb 2020 • Family
This is really nice place for family with kids. No waves with calm water. Good for just swimming or snorkeling. Pretty big parking. Sunny place even in winter.
Written February 27, 2020
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sarah d
Yakima, WA98 contributions
February trip
Feb 2020 • Family
Great beach!! Kids had a blast! Would definitely go back even though it was a little drive from poipu.
Written February 24, 2020
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Malice6
Bainbridge Island, WA720 contributions
Best family beach 🏖
Feb 2020 • Family
All around best family beach this side of island. Lifeguards and protected swimming even a sheltered swimming hole for small children. Not much surf but big open protected easy entry swimming area.
Rest rooms and covered picnic tables are fine but need more cleaning and less user trash.
Camping allowed here. Gets crowded on weekends.
Written February 22, 2020
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Monkeytoez
Lethbridge, Canada579 contributions
Our fave spot
Feb 2020 • Couples
This is our favorite place to hang out . Perfect beach not too busy . Great swimming spot that is safe. Perfect spot to watch sunset . Lots of campers but they never bother anyone .
Written February 19, 2020
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