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Poipu Beach Park

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Neighbourhood: Koloa
As featured in One Day in Kauai and 9 other guides
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Address: Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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good beach for snorkeling, bathrooms and parking available. Even saw a turtle! Has a area for young kids separate from the rest.

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Cedar City, Utah
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

good beach for snorkeling, bathrooms and parking available. Even saw a turtle! Has a area for young kids separate from the rest.

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Can be crowded and limited parking for access. Basic beach, many others on the island are more picturesque

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Bloomington, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our day relaxing at this beach, it's great to be able to snorkel in one area and boogie board in another. Cool spot

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good snorkeling, especially in the morning before the crowds churn up the bottom. Picnicking is great with a deli across the street. You can see monk seals sunning themselves from time to time. Lots of fish and turtles. Tables, showers and restrooms complete the list of everything you'll need for a great day at the beach. Snorkel gear rental is... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a couple times with the wife during our stay in Kauai. Its not a large park but despite many visitors during our trip we found a great spot in the sand to enjoy the sun, surf and sand. Lots of fish if you snorkel, both visits we saw turtles camping out on the beach. There is a lifeguard... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good for snorkeling, but tends to be quite crowded. As much tax revenue this island has due to tourism, you'd think they could put in some shaded areas for those who want to be there all day, but not in the direct sun.

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Taylor, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our day in Poipu. It was nice and sunny as I hear it almost always is. We were prepared with beach chairs a cooler and umbrellas. The snorkeling was great and we saw Hawaiian monk seals, a big sea turtle on the beach, and lots of fish and an eel in the water. The restroom facilities were fine... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Poipu beach is a well-known for snorkeling and very crowded when surf is high at the popular north shore spots. It's the "gentle" south shore, but remember that this is the ocean and conditions can change from what is printed in a guidebook. While we were there, a good portion of the sandbar had eroded away causing strong cross currents,... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have found Poipu beach to have the sun out when most north of there are clouded in. This is the place to go if people watching is your thing! It is one of the more crowded beaches in Kauai, but the beach is wide, sandy and the water very accessible. We always seem to find a spot to claim... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great beach, good access. Seemed very clean & safe. There's actually several beaches near here so you should be able to find your spot.

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