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Mahaulepu Beach

Poipu Rd, (end of Poipu Rd), Poipu, Kauai, HI 95756
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“dirt road” (7 reviews)
“kite surfers” (2 reviews)
“access road” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Poipu Rd, (end of Poipu Rd), Poipu, Kauai, HI 95756
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"dirt road"
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"kite surfers"
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"access road"
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"heritage trail"
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"poipu road"
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"parking area"
in 2 reviews
"grand hyatt"
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"bring water"
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"monk seal"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"cars"
in 4 reviews
"cave"
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"vehicle"
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"swimmers"
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"jeep"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little challenging to get to, but just a beautiful spot. There is also a nice hike here. We go there often.

Thank traveller423
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it's difficult to get to and I am glad that it is. It keeps this beautiful beach very exclusive. You need to be able to drive down long empty very rutted roads. 4WD not necessary, but would be very helpful. The beach itself is...More

Thank Achate
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Ok, we saw it but we were just too darn tired to make it there…..we took the Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail walk into this isolated beach, ah mistake, take your car closer to the beach and do a shorter walk. But it was beautiful to view...More

2  Thank The_Rock_50
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This beach is absolutely gorgeous! The current was too strong to go swimming when we visited, but I loved sitting under a tree and taking in the amazing sites. There was also an endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal nursing her baby on the beach. The area...More

Thank estautner
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This is another beautiful beach which there is not a bad beach on Kauai . The day we went the water was rough but just beautiful .

Thank Rhonda A
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is the most amazing beach, but unfortuneately we were only able to see it while on the horseback riding trail. The road was closed off for a great reason, a baby Monk seal was there and they were trying to keep as many people...More

Thank psycomama58
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We have hiked from our condo in Poipu many times over the years. Simply one of our favorite spots anywhere! Newborn monk seal, Makawehi Cave, scenic beauty--it has it all

Thank msrpoipu
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

When we recently tried to get to this beach, we drove about 3 miles east of the Grand Hyatt, just to encounter a locked and posted gate with a sign marked "No Beach Access" We then turned around, went back about 5 miles and headed...More

1  Thank Douglas W
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Not always open, must sign in. Beautiful for walks, some good swimming areas. Big cave to explore if you can find it.

Thank whaleswimmerTonga
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I personally did not actually go to this beach area but we dropped of our 3 adult children close to it (did not want to drive all the way in because the dirt road to the beach was covered with water ) They like the...More

Thank R P
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