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Hoona Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-742-7444
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All reviews monk seal across the street poipu beach sand bar picnic tables great place to snorkel on duty protected area sea turtles life guards tropical fish boogie boarding shallow water great for families small children plenty of parking body surfing
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I thought this beach was just okay. There we so many people there it was hard to find a spot. We ended up in a section that was pretty rocky on the beach floor. I'd go someplace else.

Thank nspency
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Shallow and clear beach with lots of fish and fish species. Swam monk seals who had just been sleeping on beach and then entered the water. Saw a moray eel resident who lives on one the shelves about 60 feet out. Not really a swimming...More

Thank Aquanirvana
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great beach for family fun. Fun restaurant across the street. Plenty of room so don’t feel crowded. Can easily walk to it if staying close by the area.

Thank CarolKemnitz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First, Whoever claims this is good Snorkeling hasn’t been lately (or at all). It’s cloudy visibility, (and we were there on a dry sunny week), totally overcrowded (and this was off season!), topography was sparse or just dead, and although we saw a few schools...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful beach. It sits in front of Kiahuna Plantation Resort and next to the Sheraton Hotel. There are no lifeguards here. There is a small public parking area in front of the beach. Great waves and a few surfers. Not too crowded.

Thank grannyjo204
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a nice, protected, place to snorkel or swim. The is a lot of parking and a lot of beach, but this place gets really busy! We saw a Hawaiian Monk Seal basking on the shore as well as two large sea turtles. The...More

Thank RodneyB399
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed next to this beach and snorkeled every day seeing amazing variety of fish and we saw several turtles dock this beach to lay out. It was incredible. There is also a great surf break to the right of the beach in front of...More

Thank lbstravelfun
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful beach with lifeguards and great snorkeling. Also much wildlife. You will see sea turtles and monk seals as well as a lot of fish! Lively beach!

Thank CapitalDistrictGuy
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is probably one of the most beautiful, peaceful, isolated beaches you will ever visit. My first morning consisted of three seals asleep on a sandbar and a mama sea turtle asleep on the beach. Great waves with lots of beginning surfers, and lots of...More

Thank CharlesT52
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach for families and couples. Swimming areas with lifeguards and a small "island" to swim to about 20 yards from shore. There are beach areas and rocky areas if you want to swim or just watch the waves crash against the rocks. And right...More

Thank Mark S
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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 Cpjules | Reviewed this property |
Not right "on the beach" but nearby and pretty much all around the island there are rental shops.
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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