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Address: Lolokai Road, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI

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Gorgeous local sunsets!

This is a really interesting local hang out. Next to the beach and at the end of a private airport, is where they have been drying salt for generations. The area is the perfect... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 7, 2016
Anne M
Kaysville, Utah
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is a very big "U" shape. The water is calm enough to swim in even for kids (we go in Nov). The locals park just past the small airport on the east side. This is an excellent place to watch the sunset and take a dip in the water. Just be sure not to get stuck because you... More 

Thank budagirl66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super place to snorkel! The beach area as well as the water are family and kid friendly. Our party of 4 adults snorkeled 3 times. Sea urchins are plentiful among the reef so shoes are a must for venturing there, but the shallows and shore area are clear.

Thank ShelleyinVirginia
Murrieta, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

This review is for the SALT PONDS not the beach adjacent to this site. These ponds are only one of two remaining major areas in Hawaii where natural sea salt is harvested, the other being on the big island. Each summer families build their pans to prepare salt for the next year. Worth the stop to see how natural Hawaiian... More 

Thank SoCalOregonian
San Lorenzo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This is a great beach for swimming in. Lots of kids were there swimming, adults snorkeling and kids boogie boarding. Fun times!!

Thank Maria M
Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Salt Pond is a very popular local beach, you can get a permit and camp there also. The beach itself has a great sandy bottom and is excellent for swimming and light body surfing. There is also a protected area that is wonderful for small children.

Thank Christine K
Kaysville, Utah
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170 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is a really interesting local hang out. Next to the beach and at the end of a private airport, is where they have been drying salt for generations. The area is the perfect place to end your day with a sunset and dinner. Respect the area, the traditions there have been around a long time. Actually respect all of... More 

2 Thank Anne M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is a nice protected beach with small waves that is good for swimming. The sand is very soft and warm. The actual salt ponds are little hard to find, but it is very anticlimactic. Nice beach stop though.

Thank Mike O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

Went by the Salt ponds and they are there, right near Port Allen Air Field. There are people nearby at the beach and if there was action at the Air field they might come over here as well. Generally not an exciting tourist stop.

Thank bilewis
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice, calm beach with smallish waves and warm sand. It's pretty, of course, even if it's a little hard to find. It was worth the search, though!

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Spent part of a day here just sitting on the beach and enjoying the day. Was a nice place, great for small kids as there are 2 shalow, sandy coves. The monk seal resting on the beach was just a bonus.

Thank Katie S

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