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Address: Transportation: Just past Tahiti Nui, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Lovely beach on North Shore

Great place to have a picnic and watch the surfers. Walk on the beach. Hang out. Lifeguards on duty here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Kennewick, Washington
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Kennewick, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to have a picnic and watch the surfers. Walk on the beach. Hang out. Lifeguards on duty here.

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Hicksville, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On our 1st day in HI, this was the last place we visited after a day of hiking & sight-seeing. It was suggested to us by someone we met on a trail earlier that day. It is a very popular beach/bay area & there were a lot of low wave surfers in the water, especially children. Enjoyed seeing this. There... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove to the North Shore from Poipu and ended up early evening as the sun was setting on this magical beach. It was all locals, all surfers and the mountains were majestic. Will be back to spend a day here and the town is beyond charming. Put this on your list!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach to stroll along. Nice and sheltered at one end and bigger surf at the other. The pier was nice to walk out on and get a good view of the whole bay. The only downside would be all the 4wd that drive and park on the beach which ruins it a bit from being picture perfect.

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you do drive all the way to this area this is a must see. We kayaked the river and it was an incredibly great experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We first came here on a whim on our way back from Limahuli Gardens and will definitely be back. Really close to lots of shops and restaurants (as well as a reasonably-priced grocery store). The sand is nice and the views are amazing, not to mention the classic view of the pier.

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Thank armassey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually kayaked up and down the river and ended in Hanalei Bay and beach. The water was an amazing blue and it was a perfect place for swimming and easy surfing. Beauty of spot for snorkeling as well. Excellent for families with small children as well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful beach...one of best rated in the US. Take your time walking on the beach and in Hanalei

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Point Roberts, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were married on the far south side of the pier beach. Loved the setting and the sand. Perfect venue for surfing and weddings!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful beaches that I've ever seen. The green mountains cascading down to the gold sand is just breathtaking.

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