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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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  • We hung out here for a day when in Kauai and it's such a great spot! Centrally located to the town of Hanalei (which is an awesome little beach town) so you can grab lunch and some shave ice. There's ...  more »
  • Went with several older nieces and nephews and their small children twice. The first day was much better for a reintroduction to surfing after fifteen years but no so good for the wee ones. Had a blas...  more »
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  • Most beautiful beach in the world. About 2 miles long with a beautiful background of green mountains with flowing waterfalls. Great for kids in the summer. Good for learning how to surf in the inside. On the outside there is and epic surf spot, Hanalei Bay is amazing!
  • A great spot to chill on the beach. Don't expect to see "Puff the magic dragon" but it's a very nice spot to relax & enjoy the beauty on Northshore Kauai.

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