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Anini Beach

Anini Road, off Kalihiwai Road, North Shore, Kauai, HI
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“north shore” (57 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (52 reviews)
“boat ramp” (22 reviews)
Anini Road, off Kalihiwai Road, North Shore, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We originally visited Anini in the 1980's It was then the best snorkeling we had ever had. The last visit in Feb. of '17 the beach was still wide open and uncrowded but the snorkeling was a real disappointment. The water was clear, but there...More

Thank mackdril
Reviewed 1 week ago

I drove a little further up the road past the beach park to find a less crowded area. The beaches here were very nice and the water was fairly calm. I saw several people snorkeling and children swimming in the water. There are some small...More

Thank Sadie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is so much room at this beach you'll have no problem finding a spot. It's calm enough for kids to play with limited supervision and is shallow for a long way out from the water line. Great snorkeling, you can see turtles during winter...More

1  Thank BringinHomeTheBacon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just about the most beatiful stretch of Beach I've ever seen ! Sorry I don't know how to turn pictures around

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun snorkeling here. We saw sea turtles and even found an octopus! It was so cool! Respect those beautiful creatures and don’t touch!

Thank Chalsey N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good swimming spot even in November. Just be aware that there is still a strong current. We also watched some kite surfers.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped by this beach while touring the north/east side of Kauai. Fairly calm waters and on the weekday that we were there, it was relatively quiet.

Thank Diane V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before we go any further, go to the Princeville entrance (public parking by Westin)at your own risk! That's what the signs all over the place stated as we hiked down the beach. We got there via the car's built-in GPS, but if you use google,...More

1  Thank EricandNino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is beautiful, seems to have calm waters compared to the rest of the island. Snorkeling would be nice when the weather permits it. Some of the reef seemed to be destroyed from abuse. Over all i would say this is one of the...More

2  Thank dthollybrown1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was expecting more. The sand is not very nice, and the ground is hard. The ocean was flat so that was good. The view from the ocean was ok, but I've been to much nicer beaches on Kauai. I suppose if all beaches had...More

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7 September 2016|
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Response from mommamoore3 | Reviewed this property |
I would consult a travel guide. We were at this beach in June and it was perfect.
26 April 2016|
Response from WallyJan80126 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. This beach is safe to camp at. It is popular with the locals and has toilets, cold showers and running water available. You will be right on the beach at one of the best snorkeling locations on the island. Hope you... More