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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kalalau trail” (81 reviews)
“north shore” (62 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (49 reviews)
Highway 560 kauai, North Shore, Kauai, HI 96716
+1 808-587-0400
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the beach prior to sunrise. The parking filled up within 20 to 30 minutes of sunrise. It is a beautiful location. Most people park here and then go hiking. So, you will have the beach mostly to yourself minus a few roosters....More

Thank BaileyL99
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an awesome beach to watch the surf, sunrise, sit in the sun etc. This is one of Hawaai's best beaches.

Thank lonainsd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring your beach chair and favorite beverage to watch the sunset from this beach at the end of the road. Weather-permitting, this beach offers one of the most stunning views of sunset anywhere in the world. As the sun appears to sink towards the horizon,...More

Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m a sucker for all things tropical and beaches, but I might have to say that Ke’e Beach is one of my favorite beaches in the entire world, and my favorite on the island of Kauai (I might be a bit biased since it’s also...More

Thank jrp113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove from Poipu to have the kids see Ke’e Beach. Unfortunately, the weather in that area didn’t cooperate and it was wet and somewhat unstable. Admittedly, this is not a fair review because if the weather worked out I would have likely loved it. The...More

Thank jwalters002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach was wild and stunning after a week of late November storms. Insane waves were crashing over the reefs and the wind-driven drifts of mist added to the tropical atmosphere. We spent over an hour wandering the shoreline and forest edge, enjoying the surf...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a sacred place that only a few decades ago, modern people could visit. We need to limit the amount of tourists flocking to paradise in order to preserve and conserve such a delicate ecosystem.

Thank Haley L
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Nice beach, but winter weather meant many warning signs about rip currents, big surf, and no snorkeling signs. Steep drop offs too. There were still people though sitting enjoying the sun and wave action along with the lifeguard. Parking lot has some pot holes and...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This beach is at the end of the road. The beach is protected by a reef.It is cool to see the huge waves break against the calm waters in front of it. It has good snorkeling. There is a bathroom. This is the start of...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A really beautiful beach at the western end of Kauai's scenic north shore road. Great for walking. Outstanding for sunsets. We enjoy photography so we were "wowed" by this setting with its wild waves and views of the Napali Coast veiled by misty saltwater spray....More

Thank KurtAndWendy
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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.
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.