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Ke'e Beach

Highway 560 kauai, North Shore, Kauai, HI 96716
+1 808-587-0400
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A rocky northern Kauai beach where the hula dance is said to have originated. Also known to be the most visited beach in Kauai.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kalalau trail” (81 reviews)
“north shore” (63 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (54 reviews)
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Highway 560 kauai, North Shore, Kauai, HI 96716
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+1 808-587-0400
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"kalalau trail"
in 81 reviews
"north shore"
in 63 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 54 reviews
"parking spot"
in 34 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 38 reviews
"one lane bridges"
in 17 reviews
"tunnels beach"
in 26 reviews
"lifeguard stand"
in 10 reviews
"lifeguard station"
in 16 reviews
"parking is limited"
in 17 reviews
"lifeguard on duty"
in 15 reviews
"beach goers"
in 8 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 18 reviews
"cars parked"
in 7 reviews
"clear water"
in 11 reviews
"outdoor shower"
in 7 reviews
"overflow lot"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

This is arguably the most beautiful beach in the world. We arrived on a rainy day, as end-point of our West-side tour of the island. the parking was crowded and muddy, there was even a water torrent crossing the road before we got there... The...More

Thank nkz2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this beach today and it was a great place to swim and snorkel. There were turtles and seals as well as many types of fish to see. The water was not too deep for the kids to enjoy. Parking was a pain...More

Thank Mdecker17
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ke'e Beach is truly spectacular. Pull over for a picture at the turnout before desending down the hill. Very large beach with good parking as well. Highly reccomend when visiting Kauai.

Thank Kati521
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this beach because during our stay in March most beaches were not recommended for swimming with very large waves, but this one seemed safe and the lifeguard on duty did not discourage swimming (even though online it said swimming was discouraged due to...More

Thank Pinkmia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this beach, but the parking is BUSY! That is what makes it hard, if you don't come early enough u=you won't get parking in either the 1st or secondary parking lots! See the Napil trail starts here too, so you get twice...More

Thank Fun_in_Sun1976
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this wonderful spot unprepared! Lesson leaned; always keep your snorkeling gear and swimsuit with you when driving in Kauai. It may be raining in one area, then as you drive a few minutes, it's sunny! This spot is the end of the...More

1  Thank AlexandBunnie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had parked at Tunnels beach and walked here. The beach area is small so we didn't stay very long, but if you are in the area it is worthwhile to see all of the little beaches since they all have something unique. It is...More

1  Thank RHtravels
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed this beach , admiring the surfers, taking pictures . However did not swim much , the waves were too high for us.

1  Thank Lakecomo15
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, parking can be challenging and it is not the biggest beach on the island but it is worth a visit. With the towering landscape above, it feels more like a lagoon. I loved the enclosed feel of the beach. It was very serene and...More

Thank applecat79
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We drove here with the idea of snorkeling but the waves were way too large so it was unsafe to swim. It was raining that day too so was not as nice as I'd hoped for. But it looks like a nice beach and would...More

Thank Eli D
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Maggie L
4 October 2017|
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Response from DWbiker | Reviewed this property |
There is some public bus transportation. You could google that and see if that goes all the way to Ke'e Beach.
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HouseFamilyTravel
5 May 2017|
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Response from ExpatFamily5 | Reviewed this property |
Mid morning should be ok, and you'll have a short walk. If you want no walk, early morning.
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Johanna C
23 July 2015|
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Response from adriana s | Reviewed this property |
Definitely I wouldn’t recommend it for people in their late 70’s nor less than 12. Of course you have some great spots where you could reach by car or after a short walk BUT mainly you have to hike long and difficult... More
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