Your Hawaiian vacation should be perfect and full of experiences you’ll never want to forget with your cherished loved ones. Don’t miss the chance to create incredible memories at one of the most amazing beaches on Kauai near tunnels beach.
This beach is simply one of the best views you can get in Hawaii. This breathtaking Hawaiian destination is quite literally at the end of the road. It’s the last beach you get to by driving to the northern shore.
You’ll want to get there early if you want to avoid the crowds and find parking.
Where Ke’e Beach is Located
This amazing beach is located in the Ha ena State Park at the end of the northern shore also known as the End-of-the-Road.
Why It’s Worth Visiting
Most people say this beautiful beach is worth the visit because it has one of the most breathtaking views in existence. Besides the breathtaking views, the beach can be relaxing to enjoy with your family as you watch the sunset. This beach is especially wonderful during the summer because the waters are calm enough for swimming and other fun activities for you and your children to do.
For your convenience, the beach has bathrooms and showers on-site and there is a life guard on duty to ensure your safety in the water at all times for you and your children.
Fun Things To Do
There are plenty of great activities available for a fun family Hawaiian beach trip.
Most activities you’ll find will be best enjoyed during the summer because the winter months bring harsher conditions with strong currents and high surf in the waters.
Take advantage of the summer season and take your family out to swim and snorkel and if you’re lucky you might during catch a view of a sea turtle depending on the time of day. The best part is, swimming and snorkeling are safe because the area is protected by the reef.
There are also other fun activities like fishing, scuba diving, paddling, hiking and watching the Na Pali sunset from the point with your friends and loved ones with you.
You’ll want to plan ahead and arrive early to make sure you get a parking spot. When you arrive you’ll be recommended to use the dirt parking lot, which is a quarter-mile from the end of the road. Don’t forget the parking lot usually fills up by 9 am with people setting out to hike on the Kalalau trailhead.
How to Get There
The beach is located at the beginning of the Napali Coast and the Kalalau trail going towards Hanakapiai and Kalalau Beach.
You can find the beach in Ha’ena State Park unlike other state parks, at the end of the road. You can reach the beach by driving down kuhio highway to the farthest end of the North Shore.
There are many hotel options near the beach. Here are the five closest hotels for your consideration:
Hanalei Colony Resort
The Hanalei Colony Resort is the only northern shore beachfront resort in Kauai. At this resort, you’ll have the options of two large bedrooms and 1 1/2 bath suites with full kitchens. All the amenities you will need, free parking, a spa, and rooms with ocean views.
The Princeville Resort provides a luxury option with resident style quarters that include views of the northern shore. This is one of the top Hotels in Hawaii in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2019.
Maki Club Resort
The Maki Club Resort is great for a romantic trip for two. If you’re a real golf lover there’s the Maki Golf Course on the hillside next door. This resort is nicked named, the “Garden Isle”.
Hanalei Bay Resort
The Hanalei Bay Resort was voted # 1 for the Mid Range Hotel and Boutique Hotel by Best of Kauai in 2018. This resort also has all the amenities you will need, including a swimming pool, fitness center, and activities for kids.
Castle at Princeville
The Castle at Princeville has beautiful mountain views with waterfalls and views of Hanalei Bay. This resort also has all the amenities you will need with a tennis court, pool and wifi.