Hideaway Beach is a secluded beach with clear turquoise waters, which makes a fantastic place to snorkel during the summer and has great surfing during the winter. Hideaway Beach parking is limited and the entrance trail is challenging, some parts are scary, but gives you an unforgettable experience. Hideaway Beach Entrance starts out as a short flat trail, followed by very steep set of stairs. This trail is dangerous and requires caution.
Hideaway Beach water depths are shallow on the reef in front of the beach, about 10 feet max. You may snorkel further into the ocean at this location if you choose, but the best stuff is close to the shore. Even though this location is limited in coral, you can still see a lot of tropical fish.
You can expect to encounter Barracuda, Blenny, Butterflyfish, Coris, Damselfish, Dascyllus, Drummer, Goatfish, Gregory, Grouper, Hawkfish, Moray Eel, Parrotfish, Sergeant, Snapper, Surgeonfish, Tang, Toby, Trevally, Triggerfish, Humuhumunukunukuapua’a, Unicornfish,Wrasse, small patches of corals,Sea Cucumber, Sea Turtles.
Hideaway Beach Access Trail Entrance
Hideaway Beach, Princeville, HI 96722