Surfing in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii
Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii is one of the most magical places in the world to go surfing. The beach looks like a scene out of a hollywood movie, oh wait it is! South Pacific was filmed here. It also gets mention in the song "Puff the Magic Dragon" - ...a land called Hanalei. Put it on your bucket list - this place is special. The bay stretches along a crescent shape beach for miles. There are surf spots everywhere. The big famous ones require a paddle out to either of the points of the bay and are only for experts.
Break Type: Beach
Gear: None, well trunks of course.
Ambience: Big long beach in a scenic spot. Great beach for kids.
Main Surf Spot: Waioli Beach Park
Link to current conditions: Surfline
Public Parking: Yes. Park here.
Public Showers: Yes. Just up from beach.
Public Restrooms: Yes. Same location as showers.
Transportation: Need a car.
Nearest Airport: Lihue Airport (LIH)
Alternative Surf Spots
The Pines - this is more expert level
AirBnB is your best option here.