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Wainiha Beach Park

Wainiha Beach Park
Fishing, Beach Combing, Beach Strolls, Jogging
Wainiha Beach Park
No Restrooms, Dirt Parking Lot, No Lifeguard, Paved Road

Wainiha Beach Park - Kauai

Wainiha Beach Park is known for it's year round lack of swimming. In face Wainiha means "unfriendly waters". This beach has no reef and it's simply too dangerous for most activities. However there is more to do at this beach than swim. Located in Haena, this beach has coconut trees, pineapple and more just steps up the beach. It's also lined with upscale houses and private estates. The sand can be very course in some areas.

Located at the mouth of the Wainiha River, this beach is generally murky and the surf is very hazardous. Nearby Hanalei Colony Resort has a restaurant and coffee shop. Grab a coffee and go for a beach stroll.

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Map & Directions

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This beach is right past the 6 mile marker. There is a small (a few cars) parking lot.

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Wainiha Beach Park Safety

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Be careful, swimming is not advised. This beach is open to the ocean, and unprotected. High surf is common along with shore breaks and rip currents. It is not advised for any water activities.