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Anini Road, off Kalihiwai Road, North Shore, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 4 days ago

At the north end of the island with a single road going to and from it from the Kuhio Highway, this peaceful beach with small waves is more suited towards wading and relaxing, with the Kilauea Lighthouse off in the distance.

Thank brifd1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice calm beach where you can walk out what feels like 100 yards and still be standing. Great for kids, but also for couples if you want a relaxing beach day with some nice views, and are just looking for a no drama ocean (very...More

1  Thank AlexCori5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't have to hike down a long path to get to this north shore beach....and it is protected by a very large offshore reef....so it is safe for all to swim and snorkel. Got to swim with the turtles here. Some shade if you want...More

Thank EscoDave
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Nice beach. Area roped/partitioned for snorkelers. Water clean. Nice. Not crowded. Not a wide beach. Lots of driftwood. No food trucks, concession stands. Restrooms off the beach. Minimal shells. Clean. Recommend a visit.

1  Thank karenhZ9760JB
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Ok..slimey bottom..take water shoes.. Easy to swim ..part grass and sand No waves..good for little kids

Thank Joetta G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The beach might not look like much but the snorkelling is actually pretty good! And we saw turtles so it was just brilliant! Good parking, good food truck for lunch and good bathrooms/showers. Very pleased we went there!

1  Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We spent the morning at Anini Beach two days ago and enjoyed it. It was very calm and shallow so it was great for kids. There are lots of trees so it was nice and shady in spots, and a few of the trees are...More

Thank Gretchen T
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Very cool beach for snorkeling and great for kids because you can go out a ways while standing up. Breakwater reef creates a calmness in the bay. Look for those huge turtles and you swim. Nice beach for relaxing.

Thank GregBulanti
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This beach was recommended by the concierge at our accommodation and we were not disappointed this was such a calm beach lots of spots to snorkel and the water was clear on the day we went. Parking was plentiful and there was shelter for my...More

Thank terahans
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We went to Anini twice. Our friend who lives on Kaua'i had a setup for us on little Anini beach when we first arrived in the early evening, so it was a very special spot and probably hard to replicate for many... but the idea...More

Thank Brian Y
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Susanne T
24 June 2018|
Response from nickjesspetritz | Reviewed this property |
We went early in the morning and parking wasn't an issue. It did fill up fast as the day went on. There was more parking than at some of the beaches in the area.
12 June 2018|
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Response from Whitney B | Reviewed this property |
Poipou beach park and Anini were our favorites when we went a month ago. Many others were still closed, but may be open now.
15 May 2018|
Response from George H |
I was just at Anini May6th/7th. It didn’t appear to have any damage at all. We camped about 15 feet from the ocean. The water was clear so it should be nice for your trip!