North Shore Kauai Abode

 


ENVIRONS

Our house is about half way between Hanalei town/bay and Ke’e, the beach at the end of the road (Haena Park) where the Na Pali coast line and walking trail begins.

 

We're located 1/2 mile up Powerhouse road near Wainiha river
(Powerhouse road separates the green area from the white)


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Taro fields near Hanalei Town
Taro fields near Hanalei Town

Less than four miles to  the east is Hanalei Bay and Town. Except for summer, when the north shore is placid,  any surfer, boogie boarder or body surfer, beginner to expert, can nearly always find a wave somewhere along Hanalei Bay suitable for your skill level. Sitting on your board, in the warm water, waiting for the right wave, your eyes wander to the nearby steep green mountains with silver water falls. Hanalei is a charming town, with an array of small shops including natural food stores, art shops, surf shops, bike, surf, kayak and snorkel rentals and restaurants. The twice weekly farmers market is not to be missed for tropical fruits, vegetables, and artisan foods.     

Ke'e Beach           

 

One mile to the east is Lumahai Beach , which is actually 3 beaches in various degrees of connectedness, depending on the sand build up. Visually stunning, with black lava cliffs, white sand, blue ocean and green jungle. Great for running on soft sand, then swimming in the fresh water Lumahai River  and playing in the waves where river meets ocean

 

Rainbow on Kauai beach

 

 We are one half mile from a Bay , a quarter mile long sandy beach, ideal for running or sprint workouts in the soft sand. On one side is the fresh water Wainiha river, on the other side the ocean. Swim in both. Rarely visited, because there are so many other beaches nearby.  Another nearby attraction is the Mediteranean Restaurant  voted the best resaurant on Kauai, and a charming coffee shop and art store -- both less than one mile away.

 

 

From Wainiha to the west is four miles of continuous sandy beach, ending at Ke’e. Sunsets from anywhere in the last two miles are spectacular, with the Na Pali cliffs on the left, the ocean surf on the right, and sun setting in the center.

 

Ke'e Sunset