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Hanalei Beach, Hanalei

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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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  • Found this beach by accident and really enjoyed the few hours of the sun and beach. A little rough but not dangerous.  more »
  • This place is beautiful no matter what the weather. You can walk quite a ways with stunning views. Be careful swimming as there are undertows. Easy to see why Descendants was filmed here.  more »
  • The day q went to this beach time was varying with moments of sunny, cloudy and even a little bit weak. It just interfering a bit in the evaluation but the beach is very pretty with a very long strip of sand and a sea which allows the practice of surfing and bodyboarding in some stretches. There's a famous pier tb in the right corner and a beautiful landscape. Although it is often good to surf, the Ocean has stretches less agitated and can also be good for smaller children, since q not venture far into the background, where the chains are a little less smooth. The beach is very beautiful and is located in the most beautiful part of Kauai on the North shore full of tropical forests and green areas. Worth visiting and after lunch in the heart of beautiful plateau near romantic Hanalei. The beach has lifeguards and bathrooms.
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  • Gorgeous. Good for kids too
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