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Hanamaulu Beach, Lihue

2.6
#35 of 36 in Beaches in Kauai
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Google
3.8
TripAdvisor
  • Tourists looking for different beach to explore. Going in it was very scary, there were several people living cars giving us menacing looks. We drove in, turned around and drove right out! 
    Tourists looking for different beach to explore. Going in it was very scary, there were several people living cars giving us menacing looks. We drove in, turned around and drove right out!  more »
  • Hanamaulu beach is only for Hanamaulu locals or seasoned travelers -don’t come here if you want a trendy place /but come here if you want to relax and experience Kauai before it became trendy-this is....  more
    Hanamaulu beach is only for Hanamaulu locals or seasoned travelers -don’t come here if you want a trendy place /but come here if you want to relax and experience Kauai before it became trendy-this is....  more »
  • This park could be very nice, but there are homeless camps, junk and trash everywhere, and meetings that look like drug dealings. It’s really too bad they let this otherwise nice spot let go. Oh, if.....  more
    This park could be very nice, but there are homeless camps, junk and trash everywhere, and meetings that look like drug dealings. It’s really too bad they let this otherwise nice spot let go. Oh, if.....  more »
Google
  • My home beach when I was young.
  • Good place to hang if you need to kill time before a flight. Other wise go somewhere else. Water is really muddy and no where to rinse off
  • Not so much a review, but I would venture to say that not many people would know that this beach was featured in the 1963 film Donovan's Reef with John Wayne, Lee Marvin and directed by John Ford. It was to be the final film of the collaboration between Ford and Wayne.
  • Great place to come hang out and kill time before going to the airport ! Great playground for keiki. The water was rough (windy day in December), but I bet in the summer it is nicer. Bathrooms and shower. Very local spot.
  • Smallish horse shoe beach,

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