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“favorite beach on the island” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hanalei Beach

Hanalei Beach
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$78.13*
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Private Kauai Learn to Surf Lesson
Ranked #1 of 36 things to do in Hanalei
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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“favorite beach on the island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

This sunset at this beach is a must see!! Went in July, and the water was just the right temperature even when it rained. It is an all around scenic view, if you're facing the shore and just turn around there's so many mountains around. It was also not very crowded - which was a huge plus to me, the other beaches are more touristy. I also took surfing lessons here, the waves were decent I guess, but the day after my lesson I could not "catch any waves." Anyways, out of the 4 beaches I went to (Tunnels, Anini, Hanalei, Poipu) this was by far my favorite!

Visited July 2012
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Mesa, Arizona
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great sheltered bay on the North Shore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

We rented a house just around the corner from Hanalei bay and pier. This place is cool because it is shelter in the summer months and good for safe swimming (not in the winter I hear). Great soft sand, great place for sunsets, don't miss this place at sunset time.

Visited September 2012
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Tillamook, Oregon
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“Loved the waves, and miles of sand”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

I absolutely loved the access to the beach. There was miles of sand to sit, or lay on. The pier provided shelter when it rained. Entertaining to watch the surfers, paddlers, and canoeing.

Visited May 2012
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Grand Cayman
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Wow!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

You could not desgin a more perfect beach! Surf, swim, relax and watch the endless beauty, this is heaven and if I was a dragon I'd live here too, puff!

Life guards on duty, parking and clean toilets.

Visited September 2012
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Panacea, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good Local Break, but friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Parking was easy so you could watch and wish you brought your board, or just watch. There was a monument for a famous surfer from this beach that was very special in gifts to his spirit. He died far from this beach. I had watched his best friend surf as a child on my Florida beach. Ah, sad!

Visited September 2012
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