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Hanalei Bay Kayak and Snorkel Tour
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Kauai Learn to Surf Lesson - Private & Group Lessons
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Almost two miles of beach on Kauai's north shore.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very scenic area by Hanalei. The views from the Hanalei pier are spectacular. The whole area around, and drive to the city of Hanalei, is very nice

Thank Daddus
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I visited Hanalei Bay (Hanalei Beach and Pier area) after spending the day hiking the nearby Napali Coast. •We had planned on hanging out at the beach after being in the sun hiking for half a day, however upon arrival we there...More

Thank JTF_1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kauai is beauty at every turn. Be sure to take the drive to Hanalei. You will not be disappointed. There are some great restaurents in the town for you to enjoy as well as many shops. Don't just drive through. Stop, walk, eat, enjoy the...More

Thank RobinChillicothe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove up from Lihue to spend the day at one of the beaches here, but unfortunately, they were all closed due to high surf. The beach itself was beautiful though and we just sat there for a while watching the high waves and the...More

1  Thank Jesena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off here on our drive north and the bay is superb, and clearly popular. The walk along the beach and the pier was great.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anchored off shore while transitting the Pacific to California. Good facilities for warm showers!!! Easy to tie up to the Hanalei Pier as well.

Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The town is so charming. We were staying down south but came up here 2 different days. We at lunch, walked around and visited several beaches. Hanalei Bay is gorgeous! Next time I come to Kauai I'll take surf lessons here. This is a must...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited the bay when we went on our boat tour of the NaPali coast. Beautiful, tranquil spot. Could easily have spent more time here.

Thank cgriffith1050
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a cute small town on the North Coast of Kauai that has its own special charm, with small shops, laid back, very good food choices and exceptional beaches and views. Enough said.

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We use to love sitting on the beach near the Hanalei Pier or pavilions, but unfortunately the beach has signs posted saying water unhealthy to swim in. There were a few people swimming & shore fishing (yuck), but not us. Too bad, a beautiful beach....More

Thank Jim D
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21 August 2017|
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Response from Lance12399876 | Reviewed this property |
Not much of a beach to surf at, very shallow waves that crash on the beach in some places. The best part of the absolutely stunning scenery from the end of the Jetty. You can jump off the jetty into the beautiful clear water... More
8 September 2016|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
Well, if you are nostalgic this is the home of "Puff the Magic Dargon. If not, then it is a beautiful, tranquil bay o the north end of Kauai. The surrounding community is eclectic and friendly. The beach is not over crowded... More
Leslie R
30 May 2016|
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Response from MrCooperlou | Reviewed this property |
There is a surf rental shop in the main shopping area next to Jojo's shave ice. I would contact them to see if they offer lessons or know who does. The rental prices are very reasonable in my option. Good luck & Enjoy! One... More