The Top Beaches in Northern Kauai

Why visit the beaches in Northern Kauai? The incredibly clear waters, the rocky yet lush green mountains, the many seaside cliffs and the many miles of shoreline that offer plenty of inlets and private coves to explore make this vacation destination one that is simply irresistible. Because the beaches in Northern Kauai are so spectacular many vacationers tend to spend weeks instead of days at this island getaway. There are plenty of beach-side accommodations, including gorgeous cottages that truly make for a private and fun island getaway vacation. Let’s explore the top beaches in Northern Kauai.

the top beaches of northern kauai

Northern Kauai is simply home to some of the most spectacular beaches in all the world!

Top Beaches in Northern Kauai

The following top beaches in Northern Kauai are listed in order, with the first 7 beaches being the most popular beaches. Because beaches in Northern Kauai tend to be calmer in the summer months, those who love to participate in water activities, like swimming, surfing, boating, etc. should make plans to vacation in Northern Kauai in the summertime.

  1. Hanalei Beach Park Pavilion. This top sandy beach is a favorite because the large sandy beach area is perfect for those who are simply looking for a relaxing day at the beach. Building sand castles and going for long walks are also a favorite pastime on this popular Northern Kauai beach.
  2. Waioli Beach Park. Also called Pine Trees Beach, this beach is perfect for those who love to play sports, like volleyball. Swimming is not recommended at this beach.
  3. Anini Beach. The perfect beach for those who enjoy surfing and snorkeling because it’s more shallow and therefore tends to have calmer waters. Also the perfect beach location for picnic fun.
  4. Ha’ena Beach Park. While this gorgeous beach offers plenty of stunning scenery, know that strong waves tend to keep swimmers and surfers away.
  5. Tunnels Beach. This beach offers visitors plenty of fun things to do, like snorkeling and diving into the deep blue waters. The lush mountain landscape view makes this a must-see beach.
  6. Ke’s Beach. This beach has a lagoon area that offers some of the absolute best sunset views. Snorkelers love visiting this beach in the summertime when the waters are calm and clear.
  7. Hideaway Beach. Like the name implies, this hidden beach offers visitors gorgeous views as well as some of the best snorkeling opportunity’s. Because the trek to get to this northern beach is long, visitors need to be in good health to visit this top-rated beach located in Norther Kauai.

Other popular beaches in Northern Kauai include:

  • Black Pot Beach Park
  • Cannons Beach
  • Hanakapiai Beach
  • Honopu Beach, aka Cathedral Beach
  • Kahalahala Beach
  • Kalalau Beach
  • Kalihiwai Beach
  • Kepuhi Beach
  • Kilauea Bay
  • Larsen’s Beach
  • Lumahai Beach
  • Pali Ke Kua Beach
  • Pila’s Beach
  • Pu’u Poa Beach
  • Queens Beach
  • Rock Quarry Beach
  • Sea Lodge Beach
  • Secret Beach
  • Turtle Cove
  • Waiakalua Beaches
  • Waikoko Beach
  • Wainiha Beach
  • Wyllie Beach

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There’s a major Hawaii airfare sale!

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Flights prices are incredible:

To: Honolulu, Hawaii 
Albuquerque $330
Atlanta $440
Austin $373
Burbank $326
Boise $418
Detroit $489
El Paso $368
Fresno $420
Fort Lauderdale $406
Kansas City $498
Las Vegas $398
Los Angeles $375
Milwaukee $507
Nashville $452
Oakland $323
Oklahoma City $375
Omaha $428
Orlando $378
Palm Springs $445
Phoenix $414
Pittsburgh $539
Portland $353
Raleigh $424
Reno $404
Sacramento $495
San Antonio $390
San Jose $319
Santa Ana $313
Seattle $387
St. Louis $435
Tallahassee $495
Tucson $344

To: Maui, Hawaii (Kahului)
Albuquerque $329
Austin $372
Boise $399
Burbank $402
El Paso $368
Fort Lauderdale $413
Las Vegas $300
Los Angeles $425
Nashville $453
Oakland $375
Phoenix $315
Portland $350
Raleigh $425
Reno $402
Sacramento $332
San Francisco $375
San Jose $335
Salt Lake City $329
Seattle $350
Tucson $374

To: Kauai, Hawaii 
Austin $400
Boise $486
Boston $422
Burbank $580
El Paso $447
Fresno $483
Los Angeles $337
Oakland $378
Portland $383
Reno $479
Sacramento $469
San Antonio $490
San Diego $354
Salt Lake City $455
Seattle $353

To: Kona, Hawaii (Big Island
Austin $392
Boise $402
Boston $423
Detroit $513
Fresno $435
Ft Meyers $435
Indianapolis $502
Las Vegas $316
Los Angeles $452
Oakland $335
Orlando $344
Portland $350
Reno $411
Sacramento $421
San Antonio $410
San Diego $335
San Jose $335
Seattle $331
Tucson $381

Get the best deals when combining your hotels/condos with rental cars as some packages offer extra coupons.

As a travel agent, I don’t charge any fees when booking as part of a package, but for airfare alone, I’d have to charge a fee as I wouldn’t make any commission.

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