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Beautiful Beach

This one is a little off the beaten path and a little bit of a rough ride but well worth it. Take... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richland, Washington
Watched monk seal with her pup playing in the surf

Treated to an amazing show of a endangered monk seal and her pup (only approx. 1100 individuals... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Westchester, NY
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Kekaha Kai State Park, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This one is a little off the beaten path and a little bit of a rough ride but well worth it. Take the whole family or just a romantic escape. Beware there are no bathrooms. Absolutely stunning views and crystal clear water. I will most...More

Thank derekamoore69
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting and looking for an off-the-beaten-path spot this is fine for a sandy beach. Don't go if you are looking for waves for any reason: bodyboarding, surfing, bodysurfing - not going to happen. It can get very crowded with tourists and locals...More

Thank tallbigislandgirl
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Trip Advisor is funny in what they let you post about certain experiences. You can tell someone about the gross food that is at a place, or if the decor is tacky and ugly, also if the waiter has bad hygiene, or if the place...More

2  Thank glcwhistler .
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Treated to an amazing show of a endangered monk seal and her pup (only approx. 1100 individuals left in the wild) swimming in the surf just offshore. Volunteers from the Marine Mammal Center (Ke Kai Ola) were there to rope off the beach to allow...More

Thank 44statesandcounting
Reviewed 3 April 2018

One of my favorite beaches we visited during our trip to the big island. A few tips: Wear your swimsuit, because there's nowhere to change. Bring your own food, drinks, floaty, towels, chairs, etc. Make sure to bring some snorkeling gear because there's so much...More

Thank Melody S
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We heard that there was a very nice beach so we decided to be adventurous and see what people had been talking about. The beach at Mahaiula Bay can be reached from a road near mile marker 90 of Highway 19. The drive there is...More

1  Thank jgluv2travel
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Located 5 miles north of the Kona International Airport and down a very long and bumpy road, you will find this gem of a beach. Yes the road is bad, but hey, it’s a rental. No sweat. Don’t lose hope; there IS a beach at...More

1  Thank Ashlee R
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Nice beach just about 5 minutes from the parking area. Very bumpy road to get here. It is a pity there are no restrooms or showers here...

Thank Jeannieee
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is our favourite beach when we visit. It is a little more on the quiet side and has always been reliable to good swimming. A bit of a walk out but well worth it!

1  Thank MikaylaParro
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is definitely in our Top 10 of beaches to visit while on the Big Island. Each beach is unique and there are different reasons to love each one of them. What we love about this beach is it is picture perfect. It may be...More

7  Thank Chowa-Rides-Again
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Response from Cdn_fam_travels | Reviewed this property |
No a taxi would not go here. My suggestion would be to visit Hapuna Beach Park. It is further away from Kona but a great beach day and doesn't require a walk.