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Hanalei Beach, Hanalei

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#2 of 26 in Beaches in Kauai
Hanalei Beach stretches along 3.2 km (2 mi) of sand on the island's northern shore. The largest beach on the island, four separate areas combine to form the bay: Waikoko beach, Wai'oli Beach Park, Hanalei Pavilion Beach Park, and Black Pot Beach Park. Coral reefs beckon people to both ends of the bay. While here, you can go swimming, kayaking, windsurfing, or boating. With waves up to 6 m (20 ft), the bay is also a great place for surfing. Camping is allowed on Black Pot Beach with a permit. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Hanalei Beach by using our Hanalei trip planning site .
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  • I would be missing words is a paradisiacal beauty, friendly people, beautiful beaches all available services somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with its own culture.
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  • Were at the pier, the Bay was very to washed and dirty after rains and flash flood! Janitor a week ago better ;) To swim today not only 2 suitable, *! Sorry
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  • Beautiful white sandy beach and water very inviting. This beach area was used for the movie South Pacific.  more »

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