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Poipu Beach Park

Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-742-7444
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Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-742-7444
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lot of action at this beach! We saw a sea turtle sleeping, half a dozen seals playing in the water and lots of fish! Water is calm to swim and snorkel.

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this beach. If you come here to see the sleeping sea turtles or monk seals, please please remember not to take flash photos or block their path to and from the water. It can scare them and/or disrupt their patterns. Observe from a distance...More

Thank G916EVmichelleb
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy drive nice beach, a bit rocky more for snorkeling then swimming. Beautiful fish and aomw coral.

Thank Schipano
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had privilege of traveling to Poipu, Kauai. This beach is so perfect for families. Nice cove for children to splash and play. Great morning tide pool to see some amazing fish, and other things. Can snorkel, and surf farther down. Have restrooms, a little...More

Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you could only catch this beach without so many people it would be amazing! Had fun swimming near the Monk Seal. The snorkeling is shallow but lots of fish!

Thank cmangum
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a pretty spot to visit and not overcrowded. The waves were pretty strong the day we were there. So, we did not stay very long or get into the water. We will definitely return again.

Thank firewalkerranch
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice little beach and park. Nice area for some easy-going snorkeling. Definitely can see an array of fish right off the beach, not much coral to be seen of course but awesome and easy area! Mixed of grassy and sand areas with some picnic tables...More

Thank PDXtraveler21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is easy to get to, quite a bit of parking, but busy on weekends. As you walk down to the beach, there is a volcanic rock berm on the left. It protects the swimmers from the large waves, but does let some of...More

Thank 143vrb
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to do, it's layed out perfectly to wade out, swim or snorkle! picnic areas on the large grassy area make it ideal for families

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Clean Beach a wee bit rocky I suggest bringing water slippers or fins if your just swimming and enjoying the sun like the Monk Seals taking their afternoon nap.

Thank Z2610MYrobertb
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24 December 2016|
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Response from lunatoke | Reviewed this property |
It would be good for beginner snorkeling! It is protected by a reef so water is not rough. You need to be aware that in some spots the distance between rock and water surface is very very shallow and you need to be careful... More
17 November 2016|
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Response from BendTraveler7 | Reviewed this property |
I would personally take my mask and rent fins.
9 September 2016|
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Response from BendTraveler7 | Reviewed this property |
this seems to be the warmest part of the island.