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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)

Ka Haku Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-464-0840
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Pali Ke Kua is a nice beach, BUT - - - - -

The path to Pali Ke Kua (also known as Hideaways Beach) is before one gets to the Princeville Hotel... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Surprise, Arizona
Best beach in Kauai

I went to about 5 beaches on Kauai and this was my favorite. Very limited parking (8 stalls). Super... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ka Haku Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The path to Pali Ke Kua (also known as Hideaways Beach) is before one gets to the Princeville Hotel gate house. Look around for the tennis courts for a path to the right. The trail down is OK if it hasn't rained a lot--it can...More

Thank TrvlHawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to about 5 beaches on Kauai and this was my favorite. Very limited parking (8 stalls). Super clear blue water and since there's only 8 parking stalls, there was hardly anyone on the beach. Tons of shade on shore as well thanks to...More

Thank Fresno_Guy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hike down to the beach. Get there early for parking and a spot on the beach. Tide gets high later in the day.

Thank boyofbuckeyes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favorite beach until Trip Advisor and social media ruined it. We used to be able to snorkel over the reefs and see the most amazing fish but it appears that the overuse of this beach has destroyed the reef and the overcrowding...More

1  Thank Dee M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The climb down is a bit daunting but we found this is the easiest and least cloudy place for snorkeling from Princeville. All types of fish and turtles are present.

Thank Plumeria17
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Parking can be a problem so Arrive early and park in the small lite top to the fence. The hike down is steep and moderately difficult with ropes to assist your descent. The hike out is actually easier. If it's wet, avoid and come back...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

An unforgettable week in Kauai (the 'garden island') with my husband and children aged 8 and 6 respectively. We landed in the dark at little Lihue airport... our baggage arrived in the semi outdoor hall, we felt the gentle warm breeze and with chickens at...More

3  Thank gemlafferty78
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you want a shallow place to see gadz of fish, then this is the beach to go!! Plus, not a whole lotta people to there!

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 6 August 2017

It is a nice beach but parking can be tough so not sure this would be my first choice....bring your own parasol umbrella....

Thank MikeH-Berkeley
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We enjoyed a great meal in this lovely Pizza restaurant/bar while staying on the property,very reasonable prices for both food & drinks with great staff

Thank ALASKAHobart
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
Hideaways was an awesome experience - very cool secluded beach. The walk down is a little steep but very doable and there is a rope that you can hold on to for support. For parking, I'd recommend parking at the St... More
Konrad B
13 December 2016|
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Response from Frostieone | Reviewed this property |
No! its not cold... In mid December. however you will get a bit of rain from time to time. There could be rip tide warnings.