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“Watch the surfers”
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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Concord, North Carolina
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Watch the surfers”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Hanalei Beach is beautiful. You can sit and watch the surfers all day long. Very peaceful and gorgeous.

Visited December 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

Good parking, bathrooms and calm water for little ones. Some of the beachs in Kauai you have to do a bit of hiking to get to, others you can drive right up to. This is one of the drive right up to.

Visited August 2012
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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99 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Bady Surfing”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

This beach is unique. There were perfect waves for body surfing. The sand is silky smooth. The view of the ocean and mountains was awesome!

Visited December 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Very Beach-like community”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is the place to go for paddle boarding up a river, cool little vibe with a lot of food/drinking options, nice flat beach, running along the beach, beautiful scenery along the coast and nice hikes (especially Kulalua) close.

Visited December 2012
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San Diego, California
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134 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The bay is beautiful. There isn't much in the way of waves close to the shore because you are in a bay. So I wouldn't go boogie boarding here. Out where the bay opens to the ocean seemed to have much better wave breaking. It's charming and quiet. We had the beach to ourselves, but it may just be the time of year that we were there...

Visited November 2012
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