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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Amazing place to experience Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles without paying $300... Turtles where across the beach, you can snorkel but not touch them... They do pop up right next to you... My only gripe with this place was some e*fing tourists taking advantage of the...More

5  Thank JasonHodge
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

I went to the Wanderlust yoga festival at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu and was sadly disappointed. Don't waste your money or time. You'd be better off just taking a yoga class at a studio and then enjoying your time on the beach. The Yoga...More

5  Thank JackyEva
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Basically a protected bay with a nice beach and services (snorkels, etc) available including a bar and restaurant (Roy's).

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Adjacent to the Turtle Bay Resort, this beautiful, uncrowded beach has public parking and rentals of beach chairs and snorkeling equipment. On the day of our visit with a hurricane approaching, the sea was incredibly rough and only a few dare devil surfers were challenging...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend a relaxed day on the beach here. Love the sand, love the view, and love the water even more.

Thank DeborahG1552
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great afternoon on the beach with the family and snorkeling with them and playing on the beach. Great spot

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is right next to hotel and pretty uncrowded, the beach rents chairs, loungers, snorkeling gear. It is well protected so pretty nice for family as well.

Thank hortonms
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We've come here twice (on two separate trips) and saw turtles each time. Come in the late morning or early afternoon for your best chance.

1  Thank Matt A
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This was an absolutely gorgeous beach! The main reason we chose this beach to visit it was due to the fact of the sea turtles being spot it quite frequently. There is often seals as well however pictures that have shown many turtles on the...More

Thank lynetricr
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Haven't stayed at the resort yet. We took a walk around the property and cruised the beach. Walked around by the cottages and saw a bunch of turtles swimming . Pretty cool.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Clean beach big waves fun time. I wasn’t a fan of the vendor selling 25 dollar burgers though. They weren’t all that .

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Swimming in the ocean here feels safe and there is a good area for snorkeling. It’s family friendly and you can rent equipment if you don’t own it. The rental is spendy though.

1  Thank Linda L
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6 September 2017|
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Response from larrysbisa | Reviewed this property |
Hawaii is beautiful all year round but the water is much calmer in the Summer months on the North Shore of Oahu. If you go in their Winter ( I think Dec-Feb ) the beaches on the North Shore are very rough and dangerous for... More
Marie M
7 January 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There is no sea glass or shells for that matter, at the beach in Turtle Bay.
Sa R
19 April 2016|
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Response from youngcats | Reviewed this property |
No, all beaches in Hawaii are public access. The Turtle Bay Resort has plenty of parking spot for beach goers.