Hanalei Bay

Hanalei Bay, Kauai: Address, Phone Number, Hanalei Bay Reviews: 4.5/5

Hanalei Bay
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Almost two miles of beach on Kauai's north shore.
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Andrea M
11 contributions
Family
We had an amazing time taking in the views of the mountains behind us, the ocean and waves in front of us, watching the sailboats and kids paddle boarding while we relaxed and enjoyed the beauty of the island. You can’t go wrong visiting this bay
Written 14 August 2022
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Familytravels42
Edmonton, Canada13 contributions
This was a real nice bay. We went snorkelling. Not a ton of fish, bit going through the coral “canals” was almost like exploring caves. Kinda cool.
Written 7 July 2022
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zinear
Washington DC, DC278 contributions
I like this spot because, although it's crowded, it feels more like a local's spot than touristy (though I'm sure there are plenty of tourists there). Beyond that, though, the bay itself is beautiful, and you can see not just the ocean but mountains from it as well. In my most recent trip, we were there in the late afternoon and it was quite crowded but still enjoyable.
Written 4 July 2022
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Josie K
Cleveland, OH100 contributions
We spent the day at Hanalei Bay. The beach and surroundings are beautiful. Went into town and ate and shopped. Such a cute area and one not to be missed.
Written 25 June 2022
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revrobby
Ushuaia, Argentina53 contributions
If you are on the island, do not miss this beautiful area. The town is quaint, and the shave ice excellent.
Written 23 June 2022
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Mary Hope M
2 contributions
Great horseshoe shaped beach for just about everything. Water is warm and clear. Surf never too rough. Beach level, making for a great morning walk.
Written 17 June 2022
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Jessica S
Dallas, TX337 contributions
Family
Heaven on Earth! I love it here. My fam would prob give it 4 stars for no shade except at the picnic tables when you walk in near the lifeguard tower but I love this beach. Long 2 miles of beautiful and wide white sandy beach. Sandy bottom and great to cool off relax and float. Great places where there was calm and places for boogie boards or learning how to surf. The backdrop cannot be compared and it is truly breathtaking. They were redoing the bathrooms when we visited so just port a potties. 2 showers. 10 min walk to shops and restaurants if you’re near the middle of the beach. We wished you could rent SUPs on the beach but I think they’re near the street rather than beach front?
Written 5 June 2022
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SeeTheW0rld62
Sunnyvale, CA1,353 contributions
Couples
We stopped by Hanalei Bay to watch the sunset after dinner. It was very nice. Quite a few others had the same idea. It was a relaxing way to end the day and the sunset was gorgeous.
Written 3 June 2022
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Jerry F
La Habra, United States13 contributions
The north shore is the rainy side but you shouldn't miss this location. This was awesome when we went in April 2022. A huge bay that is just beautiful with the mountain backdrops. There are rental shops and plenty of places to eat just blocks away. Restrooms by the pier in the bay where you can change.
Written 2 June 2022
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VinaM154
Fairfield, IA9 contributions
A great place to swim but even better is the scenery! You may recognize it as the backdrop for some of the South Pacific movie scenes. And if you go to the Lihue Historical Society tour on Saturday morning, you'll learn about a famous ship that sank there as well. Another beautiful stop on the Kauai coast.
Written 1 June 2022
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