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Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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All reviews monk seal across the street poipu beach sand bar on duty picnic tables protected area great place to snorkel sea turtles life guards tropical fish boogie boarding shallow water great for kids small children body surfing plenty of parking
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gentle surf, easy snorkeling. Average depth is about 4 foot through the whole cove. Great sand to sit on, and there’s a sandy area in the water for the kids, but 75% of the cove (in the water) is rock/coral so bring water shoes. There’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fabell760
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beaches abound in the Islands. Poipu was an unexpected surprise. Low key beach town. Beautiful long beaches. Surf shops to reasonably rent all you'll need for a full day of snorkeling in crystal clear waters among plentifully fish to surround you. Bring chairs and an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Norm W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views. Easy parking. Lots of marine activity off shore including breaching whales and more. Very nice quick stop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The beach is nice with a nice Park. The water is a little rough. There is a nice children beach area. We saw monk seals and sea turtles early every morning. What a treat!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank victom46
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tons of fish which swim right by your face Protected cove Reduces surf Recommend finding sand beds for entrance into surf Lifeguard on beach Went 3 days back to back and easily found a spot For suntanning Returned at sunset saw whales out about 1/4...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dean M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great beach with lots of parking across the road. Lifeguards, pavilions, picnic tables, playground for the kiddies, restrooms. Lots of grass before you get to the sand/beach. Nice shady areas.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank momdzall
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saw a large sea turtle and a white eel. Last time we saw a seal and 2 turtles. Usually a seal laying on the shore. Sometimes a turtle. Lots of people, but that’s because there is a lot of sea life in the water here....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank V5002PVsandrab
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved seeing the seals here and walking around the beach. Great snorkeling and saw turtles and lots of fish.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eduhovny
Reviewed 5 days ago

This public beach is very popular as it is tucked in next to the Sheraton and several other condo complexes. There is a lawn area and basic park facilities. But parking can be tricky as there are only a very few public spots adjacent to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ROCtraveler30
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the nice things about this beach park is that there is a lifeguard. There are a couple areas great for toddlers and we also saw a lot of people snorkeling. But there can be a lot of waves and rocks. As someone said...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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15 October 2018|
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Response from Naturesgate | Reviewed this property |
The snorkeling is a very good at the beach, and though there are a great many places for it. I Snorkel Bob's has maps of where the best places are for this time of year.
15 October 2018|
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Response from Alohajudy900 | Reviewed this property |
Scuba equipment available across the street from the park.
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17 May 2018|
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Response from VangieSNKLnHIKE | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if the best rental business. We are using Turo now.!Its like the VRBO of cars. Great deals. Car rentals have a lot of restrictions about exploring the island. Many of the Turo owners don’t. We had a Jeep... More