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Salt Pond Beach Park

Lokokai Road, Hwy 50, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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Best Snorkeling in December!

The weather and ocean were temperamental during our December stay so finding good snorkeling was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill N
Sea turtle and seal sunning on beach

A nice day spent on the beach. Snorkeling was average. Picnic facilities were a nice bonus and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (33 reviews)
“picnic tables” (24 reviews)
“favorite beach” (12 reviews)
Lokokai Road, Hwy 50, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather and ocean were temperamental during our December stay so finding good snorkeling was tough -- the summer favorites like Tunnels and Ke'e were not even safe for swimming. We ventured south to Salt Pond Beach on a weekday and found it almost empty...More

3  Thank Jill N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice day spent on the beach. Snorkeling was average. Picnic facilities were a nice bonus and provided shade for those looking for it. There are no waves here so it’s great for very young families or those who want to float/wade. Our day was...More

1  Thank Iehokie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the beaten path- less touristy than other beaches. Safe swimming space for kids, especially if they are new to snorkeling. Lifeguards galore. A sea turtle was sun bathing near us. Spent a couple of hours there, just taking in the calm.

1  Thank Marine Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hidden beach off the main road with plenty of easy access parking. Plenty of tide pools to explore and snorkel

1  Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't waste my time at this park. Yes is has public restrooms, and camping is allowed, but it looked more like some folks are living there rather than just camping. There are a ton of wild chickens, so be prepared to listen to them...More

1  Thank Annette F
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Great beach, not too busy. There’s pavilions and a life guard. A monk seal jut happened to be sunning there that day.

1  Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Great Park. Keep your distance from the tent campers. The beach and water are very pleasant. Clean Bathrooms. Midweek the park is never over crowed like some other beach's on Kauai.

1  Thank msb345
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a great beach for family. There is a protected area to splash around in for little ones on one side and nice open water area on the other. It has bath rooms, life guards and a food vendor with tacos. In all a...More

1  Thank daveb914
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Nice sandy beach, a little safer than many, with rock walls helping to protect the bay from the crashing waves seen elsewhere. Swimming and snorkelling in the shallow waters. As with most beach parks it benefits from picnic tables and barbecue pits, toilets and showers....More

1  Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite beach so far in Kauai. The waves are super mellow with lots of good snorkeling spots. Rafael's taco truck was parked down there and we had some amazing tacos al pastor for lunch. It was an easy mile walk down from...More

Thank Shelby C
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