We have been there several times, It's the best nude beach we've ever been to. From Lihue and Kapaa going north on the highway exit right at Koolau Road. This second path has many turnoffs to the sand when you descend to beach level. Secret Beach has been listed in many nude beach guides for Kauai for over 20 years.
From the north (Hanalei and Princeville) go south on highway until you see mile marker 20. Take the left on Koolau Road and go south until you pass a tiny cemetery on left with a sign "Koolau Cemetery 1853" on the fence. Since about 2000 it has been patrolled by a Japanese vigilante named Sakae Takenaka who at times wears a silver belt badge saying "security officer".
A few families will visit with their little children; there are very few adolescents.
Those that do come are there for the surfing and seldom go without suits.
it was the first time at a nude beach for us but after spreading our blanket we lost no time stripping . We got a taste of being nude out in the open air and we want more of the same. Oahu Nude Beaches Thunder reports on his visit to Polo Nude Beach on the North Shore of Oahu.
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Takenaka is employed by the Kauaapea Homeiowner's Association, which is a group of homeowners on the bluff above Secret Beach. The homeowner association is the brainchild of one Michele Hughes, a land developer from Aspen and Tiburon, who used to, but no longer, own land above Donkey Beach, a former nude beach and gay hangout on the east side of Kauai.
We spent last weekend there and visited Red Sands Beach at Hana which is really spectacular with a small to mid-size crowd.Also, nudity on a beach is not illegal unless it is intended to be objectionable. Access to the beach is down a trail cut into the rocks of the bluff. Take the dirt road by the mailbox down to the ocean which you can see from the mailbox.I guess that is open to interpretation, but clearly if you are naked on a beach where there are no other people, or no clothed people, your nudity can't be considered objectionable. Kahena Black Sand Beach - This is a fabulous beach. At first glance, it looks difficult, but it turns out to be easy. Go north on Koolau Road which has many curces and switchbacks. Park and go down trails, one of which is straight ahead of the parking lot, another of which runs left down and parallel to the sand.If you have a favorite Hawaiian nude beach please tell us about in in the Nude Beach Forum.Or, if you've had a great day at any Hawaiian nude beach, share your experience with us in the Nude Beach Blog Please note that top free is legal on beaches in Hawaii except for state park beaches. You'll often find a drum circle with numerous instruments involved.He called Kauai Police to complain nude persons were at Secret Beach.