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Lovely Little Local Beach

We really enjoyed this beach. It's a good sized sandy beach with a lifeguard. The waves can get a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Zoe Z
Santa Rosa, California
Crowded but very nice

The water is beautiful, the view spectacular. It can be a bit crowded but what do you expect for a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Allan B
Sacramento, California
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Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed this beach. It's a good sized sandy beach with a lifeguard. The waves can get a little rough, but it's not huge surf. It's good for swimmers, and you don't have to worry about a lot of rocks. (Unlike most of the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The water is beautiful, the view spectacular. It can be a bit crowded but what do you expect for a beach and also considering that the Big Island has very limited Sandy beaches since most of them have lave beds to the water, this is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband loved boogie boarding here, and I enjoyed relaxing on the soft sand. There is plenty of parking across the street. Just be careful of the waves, as they can be pretty strong.

1  Thank Kim K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice beach for people that likes waves but dangerous for people that don't swim. Be careful because big waves could knock you off.

1  Thank chaddavid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely clean sands, good shade, a little undertow, but clean warm waters with a gentle gradient suitable for all ages and abilities of swimming

1  Thank Latgaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shorebreaks were pretty harsh the whole time we were there. We visited a few different times, but never felt we could go far into the water. Because the beach is pretty narrow, it fills up fast. There were kids all over the place, along...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the few white sand beaches in Kona. It is wery small and kids like to hore around on their boogie boards. If you are a confident swimmer the snorkeling here is great following the rocks to the left or the right....More

Thank Phoebe N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The water is so warm and clear here you'll never want to leave. Plus you'll likely encounter, or bump into more likely, the resident sea turtle.

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to get to the water unless in good shape. Nice otherwise. There’s an education trailer about sea turtles and a concession trailer on the beach. Restrooms and a large covered area as well. Beach area isn’t real big.

Thank lali0nne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beach but pretty small and often crowded. Parking can be a problem as well. there are many beaches further north that are much better.

Thank Vincent B
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Response from moose_astro | Reviewed this property |
We parked across the street in parking lot