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Kailua Bay is the center of the universe for the legendary Ironman Triathlon Championship. Thus, it's fun to get into the open water here and swim the course or just part of it. I swam the 1500 meter course several times during the course of...More
That strip of beach is all you going see that's looks inviting but no access. Nevertheless, cruise ships shuttles are there. They had live band there the other night. Catch trolley there. Tons of drug dealers and users...sad but that's everywhere in the world. But...More
My wife and I stayed at the Marriott King Kamehameha Kona hotel and the Kailua Pier is adjacent to the small beach in back of the hotel.
I had difficulty adjusting to Hawaii time after traveling from JFK and that left me rising before the...More
The pier is located along Alii Drive and adjacent to shops, restaurants and all walkable along the lovely bay in Kailua Kona. The Ironman World Championships uses it as the start and finish of the race. Body glove snorkel cruises and a few others use...More
A walk along the pier is just a relaxing, refreshing experience. The pier is wide, very solid (concrete) and has been recently resurfaced. It's nice morning, afternoon, or evening. We avoid it when there is a canoe race or other festivity, as it becomes very...More
Accessible location to beach/ piers, stores/ shopping, restaurants, public transit, and a $2 Kona Trolley that takes youbto several beaches and resorts within reach. There's lots of equipment rentals. Lovely atmosphere.
Recommended for singles or families.
Response from TBall9652 | Reviewed this property |
Robin C did an excellent job answering your question. Take a cab to Kahaluu'u Beach Park (aka Turtle Beach) which is SUPER snorkeling. There are vendors there for supplies and food and excellent water. Easy in and out if you... More
Robin C did an excellent job answering your question. Take a cab to Kahaluu'u Beach Park (aka Turtle Beach) which is SUPER snorkeling. There are vendors there for supplies and food and excellent water. Easy in and out if you stay off the rocks. Have fun. About 4 miles from pier.