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Kalihiwai Beach

Kalihiwai Road, Kauai, HI
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Best Beach Yet (but keep it a secret)

Drive south after Hanalei Bay, stop off at Pink's for a drink or ice cream, and make a left onto... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen N
via mobile
Quiet Family Beach

So many beaches in Kauai, and so little time. I am reluctant to write about this beach, as it seems... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
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Kalihiwai Road, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive south after Hanalei Bay, stop off at Pink's for a drink or ice cream, and make a left onto Kalihiwai Road. The most scenic beach awaits you. This is a calm, relaxing swimming or paddle boarding beach. Come here for peace and relaxation. Take...More

Thank Kathleen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many beaches in Kauai, and so little time. I am reluctant to write about this beach, as it seems to be a great secret --- we stumbled upon this beach on a Sunday afternoon, easily found parking and a shady area to sit, and...More

1  Thank Nick_Danger_Fl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect tropical bay (that you can see from above, in a curve on the road to go), isolated with not so lot of people (even the week end). Beautiful colors and it seems a good swimming (check the conditions before) on the right along...More

1  Thank gil40100
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We found this beautiful beach after turning on Kalihiwai Road. After going to the bottom of the road we encountered a picturesque bay with a wide sand beach lined with many trees for parking in the shade. It wasn't crowded at all!

Thank Ortiz8384
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Seriously, this is a hidden gem. It is small, private, and secluded. Being that it is so easy to get to, I am shocked that it is not packed with people every day. I really like this little beach. The locals like it too. This...More

Thank ralfeez
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great beach for body boarding. There is no life guard here so be a confident swimmer. Probably not the best for smaller kids unless an adult is closely watching. Have been warned about rip currents but have not experienced them. It is a beginner body...More

Thank Gwynne O
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Large beach that was mostly empty. In the morning the waves were moderately sized so swimming was easy. As the day progressed the waves got larger and less comfy. Surfers at one end where the creek came into the bay. Easy access from the highway....More

Thank EphemeralDiver
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Beautiful sandy beach. Great for family fun and pretty easy to get to. Water can be a little rough for swimming, but not too bad for average to good swimmer. Loved the quiet, peaceful beach. Visit this one.

Thank lucilaandjon
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Family friendly beach out of the Way of the main tourist destinations. Nice sandy beach suitable children. Some rip tide, so watch small children when they are in the water.

Thank kolinKiev
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Love this beach so much. Quiet and out-of-the-way. It helped that I was with my grandson and daughter.

Thank Meme1MiamiBeach
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