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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Conrad6487
Sherwood, OR73 contributions
Great Family Beach
Jun 2021
Great Beach for small waves and young kiddo boogie boarding. It can get pretty hot however if there are no clouds.

The water is pretty shallow out to about 50 yards. Great Family beach.
Written 18 July 2021
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mariannemG73QW
Santa Barbara, United States16 contributions
Beautiful beach.
Jul 2021
Beautiful, shallow beach with safe swimming in July. Not many shady places to hide from the sun though.
Written 15 July 2021
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205JamieR205
Grand Rapids, MI266 contributions
Paradise
Jun 2021 • Couples
Honestly, we expected just another beach. But holy cow. So glad we stopped. It’s a calm bay that’s great for swimming, surrounded by lush mountains in the distance that are literally full of giant waterfalls. Picturesque pier, pal trees, golden sand, and sailboats. Good place for paddle boarding too.
Written 17 June 2021
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srgauger
West Des Moines, IA282 contributions
Beautiful Hanalei
May 2021 • Solo
Hanalei is a beautiful town that is friendly, simple, and gorgeous. Don’t miss a visit here when you are on the North Shore of Kauai. The beach and pier are a fun way to spend the day!
Written 29 May 2021
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jmsaathoff
Bloomington-Normal, IL191 contributions
Its as amazing as everyone says
May 2021
When you think about Hawaii, Hanalei Bay is the ultimate representation of that. Great bay with sandy beaches. Nice waves for beginner surfers. Laid back little town with some nice food choices. Its a postcard for the island life
Written 10 May 2021
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April Honeysuckle
San Diego, CA60 contributions
A nice beach
Apr 2021 • Friends
This is a beautiful beach. Plenty of clean sand to relax on. There is a lifeguard on duty. And there are clean restrooms and areas to change your clothes.
Written 1 May 2021
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john b
Valparaiso, IN772 contributions
Great beach to walk and town to see.
Feb 2021
First let me start by saying that this trip to Kauai as the BEST one ever because there were so few tourist.
The north shore is very laid back even when plenty of tourist.
After leaving party time in Maui we were so happy to be here.
There is public parking. Take any right turn after town ( going west) to the inner street and drive east west until you see the lot
In addition to the beach the town is wonderful. Lots of little shops ( most closed for covid and lack of tourist) and restaurants...most open with social dining distance.
Hanalei was close to us so we are there a lot. The bridge was "out" a few times due to much rainfall.
Written 1 March 2021
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Neil
2 contributions
Best Beach on Kauai.
Jan 2021 • Family
Easily the most beautiful and versatile beach we have come across. From the pier to the soft sand on our feet to the mellow Hawaiian vibe you would expect.
Written 17 January 2021
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Laura B
Chicago, IL6 contributions
One of the prettiest places on earth
Dec 2020
Mountains, ocean, spotless crescent shaped beach... pretty much heaven. Perfect for a walk on a drizzly day (or any day).
Written 8 January 2021
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bitsmom_tn
Lewisburg, TN197 contributions
Puff the Magic Dragon
Mar 2020 • Couples
We took an air tour which is the best way to see Hanalei Bay (and see Puff) and also drove thru there. It was raining when we drove thru and the waves were really breaking, so the surfers were out big-time. The road is winding around thru there. We did not make it to the beach since it wasn't a beach day. Its pretty neat to see.
Written 19 March 2020
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