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Anini Road, off Kalihiwai Road, North Shore, Kauai, HI
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All reviews beautiful beach boat ramp north shore calm waters favorite beach sea turtles kite surfers narrow beach shallow water park area great for kids food truck great snorkeling sandy bottom bathrooms and showers tropical fish safe swimming
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach is hugely spread out and parking is too. At first I thought I would have to walk back toward the small paved lot (near the boat dock) to get to the beach but no there were people right in front of our car....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with great snorkeling, saw 4 turtles, fish, some coral. Best to walk down beach and drift snorkel. Limited space in the sun on the sand. Parking and restrooms.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mbsmithmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an accessible beach with a lagoon behind a long protective reef, decent parking, lots of shade, and seemingly a very safe place to be.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NormanSantaFe
Reviewed 1 week ago

serene,quite, mild beach. visible coral reef and long beach for walks. very kids and baby friendly. lots of camping ground with shower and toilets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 6736anoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach, a little off the beaten path. There's a small river, with a rope swing. Some shady spots. Decent parking. Will definitely return!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank momdzall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach to snorkel, see the reef and lots of turtles. It’s a long beach with clean restrooms. You can walk right into the water and start snorkeling. Saw tons of tropical fish and 8 or 9 sea turtles. The waves are very small so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank shastagwen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Happened upon this place and what a find. Beautiful beach with great views. The big bonus was that there was lots of shade so you could comfortably settle in without risk of sunburn. Good place to spend some time!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Plenty of parking, a long flat beach. A reef keeps the water calm so you can snorkel freely. Restroom facilities and plenty of space makes this a pretty nice stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank pepperman
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

As others have said, sadly the reef is dead and not many fish on the beach side of it, but it’s very pretty there. The guys we rented snorkel gear from advised as the best point to snorkel based on conditions but it was way...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JasonF620
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach , great swimming.First time to this beach-definitely will come back. Sad to see several beach front homes that were damaged in the spring hurricane:-(

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary R
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Susanne T
24 June 2018|
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Response from nickjesspetritz | Reviewed this property |
We went early in the morning and parking wasn't an issue. It did fill up fast as the day went on. There was more parking than at some of the beaches in the area.
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karynj28
11 June 2018|
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Response from 117whitneyb | Reviewed this property |
Poipou beach park and Anini were our favorites when we went a month ago. Many others were still closed, but may be open now.
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mavstevens92
14 May 2018|
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Response from George H |
I was just at Anini May6th/7th. It didn’t appear to have any damage at all. We camped about 15 feet from the ocean. The water was clear so it should be nice for your trip!
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