Anini Beach, Kalihiwai, HI, USA

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Anini Beach, Kalihiwai, HI, USA

Find the best place to stay — Anini Beach

A gateway to the "Garden Island"

With its golden sands and laid-back vibes, Anini Beach is a hidden gem on Kauai's sun-drenched North Shore. Want to stay just steps from the beach? From breezy cottages to luxurious villas, Anini Beach vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for family getaways filled with sandy feet, salty hair and sun-kissed smiles. As well as lazy days on the beach, Anini is a great base for exploring Kauai. It's is known as the "Garden Island" in a nod to the lush valleys and emerald green rainforests that cover most of the island.

Family fun on Anini Beach

Anini Beach is a great fit for families, protected by a colorful coral reef. This makes for fantastic swimming, kayaking and snorkeling. Keep your eyes peeled for tropical fish, sea turtles, sting rays and more. Why not make a day of it and take advantage of the beach's picnic pavilions, BBQ grills and outdoor showers? There are also a handful of camping sites in the park. While sleeping under the stars is a unique experience, Anini Beach vacation rentals mean you don't have to compromise on comfort.

Cool off in The Queen's Bath

Set in a natural tide pool, The Queen's Bath is a unique Kauai attraction. It's roughly the size of a large swimming pool and on a calm day it's a beautiful spot to cool off. Nature lovers shouldn't miss the nearby Na 'Aina Kai Botanical Gardens. With lush tropical plants and beautifully manicured mazes, it's a popular wedding venue. Just inland is the wildlife rich Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge. It's laced with hiking trails, including the iconic HanaleiÊNWR route. For birders it's a fantastic place to spot endangered Hawaiian stilts,Êcoots,ÊgallinulesÊandÊducks.

Year-round sunshine on the North Shore

Kauai's North Shore is famous for its weather, with almost 240 days of sunshine a year. Summer highs hover in the 80s, while winter lows rarely creep below the 60s. Thanks to its balmy climate, Kauai lures vacationers throughout the year. It's especially busy during the US school holidays, when legions of American families descend on Anini Beach. Planning a family reunion in Hawaii? With spacious outdoor living areas, sparkling private pools and lush tropical gardens, Anini Beach vacation rentals make it easy to keep your whole clan together.

Discover the knockout natural beauty of Kauai

Anini Beach sits on Kauai's North Shore, just a few miles from the master planned resort community of Princeville. The beach is fringed by one of Hawaii's longest reefs which keeps the water clear and calm. While Anini Beach is beautiful, it's also a popular base for exploring the rest of the Garden Island. Whether you're gazing up at the dramatic cliffs of the Na Pali Coast or hiking in the vast Waimea Canyon, Anini Beach unlocks access to Kauai's top natural attractions.