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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)

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Address: Ka Haku Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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+1 808-464-0840

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Great beach.

Quite and we are close to the Hideway Beach. Good snorkeling, has lots of shade and privacy. I would definitely hang out all day.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Patti S
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Lakeside, Mt
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Lakeside, Mt
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite and we are close to the Hideway Beach. Good snorkeling, has lots of shade and privacy. I would definitely hang out all day.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful pleasant beach to which you will arrive after a small steep hike. It´s advisable to come here when is not raining as you might slip.

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Parker, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Puu Poa so the entrance was right next to us (also adjacent to the St. Regis). The walk down is a little rugged so wear appropriate shoes and backpack to carry your stuff. You do need to hold on to the rails and ropes since it is steep. The water is crystal clear and you can... More 

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Newton, North Carolina
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196 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are lucky enough to find a parking spot, this beach is definitely worth a visit. It had lots of sand, lots of shade available, crystal clear water for snorkeling, and was incredibly scenic. There is a bit of work involved to get down to the beach and back up, but it is definitely worth it.

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Thank Oscar_Retriever
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hideaways (aka Pali Ke Kua beach) is two segments; one side is close to Pali Ke Kua condos (with a steep but paved private path down to the beach); the other segment is closer to St. Regis and has public access. There is a point between the two, and when the tide is high, it's hard to get from one... More 

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite hidden place to go but had to wait for parking this year thanks to the photogenic beach and social media. If people ask just say "Princeville" or "it's too dangerous to visit" that always works for us. The pics speak for themselves.

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Thank 420TimeTravel
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about the beauty of this beach. It is a bit small, but offers plenty of sun or shade, and pretty good snorkeling for the island. The hike down is short, but difficult. Parking is tough.

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Thank Josh A
Penn Yan, New York
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a bit of a hike down to the beach but if you take it slow and are careful it's manageable. The beach was definitely worth it. GO EARLY otherwise there is no parking and the later you wait the more people are there. I really enjoyed it when there were only about 4 on the beach with us.... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made the trek down with a friend around 7am on a Friday morning. We were staying at the condo's right next to it. It was pretty steep and it was a little slippery because it had rained the night before but there are ropes to help guide you and poles to hold onto. Not for the fragile persons. Very... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those lucky enough to find parking, this beach is a little slice of Heaven. There is a small lot next to the tennis court at Puu Poa and you can also access this by a sidewalk down from Pali Ke Kua. When we were recently there for about 3 hours, we only encountered one other couple the entire time.... More 

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