Do you need a permit for Anini Beach?

Campers must register for a permit before arriving. (Camping permits are $3 per night per person for non-Hawaiians 18 years of age and up, and free for Hawaii residents as well as children under 18 years old). Upon arriving, campers can set up their tent on any available space within the campground.

Is Anini Beach good for swimming?

The most famous white sand beach on the island with the calmest waters offers excellent snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, and windsurfing when conditions are good. Anini’s vast reef helps calm the waves that would otherwise crash into shore, making it very suitable for beginner surfers and kids.

Are there sharks at Anini Beach?

While snorkeling, don’t be surprised if Hawksbill and Green Sea Turtles come to greet you. Other marine life include reef fish like moorish idols, small sharks and Hawaii’s state fish- the Humuhumunukunukuapuaa (This is hard to pronounce!)

What city is Anini Beach Kauai in?

On this Kauai beach near Princeville Resort, you can snorkel the longest and widest reef in the Hawaiian islands and swim in safe, shallow water during summer. Anini calls you with its dreamlike sparkling sand, colorful fish and beautiful turquoise waters.

How do I get to Anini Beach?

Directions & Parking: Going north from Lihue on Highway 56 (Kuhio Highway), take a right onto Kalihi Wai Road. At the fork, take a slight left onto Anini Road. The first beach you’ll come to is Anini Beach. Most of the parking is just outside the beach, on the ocean side of the road.

Where can you camp for free in Kauai?

Anahola kauai – Anahola, Hawaii. beach sites galore, camp in your vehicle or set up a tent/hammock. 3 reviews.

  • 162. Hale O Lono – Maunaloa, Hawaii. Shoreline Camping, open and under shade trees.
  • 210. Papalaua State Wayside Park – Wailuku, Hawaii. Parking next to the beach from one side and busy road from the other.
  • Are there bathrooms at Anini Beach Kauai?

    Anini Beach is usually less crowded than Poipu or Hanalei and is really quite breathtaking. The Beach Park has multiple campsites with permits, shade trees, picnic tables, pavilions, restrooms and showers.

    Can you snorkel at Anini Beach?

    The reef at Anini is one of the largest in Hawaii but snorkeling is fairly poor because of plankton and other ocean debris. Because of the extensive reef, Anini has the calmest ocean conditions on the north shore and is one of the few beaches that can offer swimming during large winter waves.

    What beach in Kauai has the most shark attacks?

    Hanalei Bay is known as one of the best beaches on Kauai. And it’s around this area that the shark attack happened….And that’s a bit about sharks in Hawaii, which is one of the dangers of swimming in Hawaii.

    • Rogue waves in tide pools.
    • Flash flooding during a waterfall hike.
    • Falling off a cliff when hiking.

    How common are shark attacks in Kauai?

    Sharks get a bad rap (looking at you Steven Spielberg) but honestly, shark bites are rare and deaths from shark bites are extremely rare. In Hawaii, about 3 or 4 shark bites occur a year, which is nothing when you consider how many people are in the water.

    Is there shade at Anini Beach?

    Can you drive to Anini Beach?

    What is the beach like at Anini?

    The entire stretch of anini beach is beautiful and totally swimmable. You can snorkel, kite surf, fish, etc. The scenery is perfection. There are stretches of sandy beach and others where there’s a little more rock and plenty of trees to provide shade from the sun.

    Is there a lifeguard at Anini Beach?

    There is no lifeguard posted at Anini Beach, but is still considered to be one of the safer beaches on Kauaiā€™s North Shore during the summer months..

    What is the calmest Beach in Kauai?

    The fringing reef protects the beach from high surf and currents, so the waters here are the calmest you’ll find on Kauai’s north shore. The shallow nearshore ocean bottom makes Anini a great beach to visit if you have kids.

    Where is the best place to find shells in Kauai?

    At the far west end of the beach is a stream which drains down from Princeville Golf Course. This flat area and the river mouth is popular for fishing and some people search for shells here. There is a distinctly local vibe in this area. In the past, this part of the beach was used mainly by people who were born and raised on Kauai.