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“Nice spot if the sand is there”
Review of Magic Sands

Magic Sands
Ranked #19 of 84 things to do in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Small white sand beach on Alii Drive. It’s Magic because the sand disappears! Usually not there in the winter months and just left in October. Big west swell will take it away. Can be very dangerous as well with strong waves but there is a lifeguard on duty. Even if you don’t go in the water great people/boogie board watching.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krgkona
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"great beach"
in 61 reviews
"body surfing"
in 49 reviews
"boogie boarding"
in 53 reviews
"lifeguard on duty"
in 29 reviews
"white sand"
in 36 reviews
"disappearing sands"
in 14 reviews
"big waves"
in 27 reviews
"close to town"
in 20 reviews
"playing in the waves"
in 9 reviews
"tiny beach"
in 9 reviews
"volleyball court"
in 9 reviews
"volleyball net"
in 9 reviews
"shore break"
in 13 reviews
"popular beach"
in 10 reviews
"wave action"
in 11 reviews
"nice sand"
in 8 reviews
"alii drive"
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We were lucky enough to stop by when some young teens were using skim boards like acrobats, doing back flips and twists to entertain themselves and us too! Lots of people waded out to their neck and just let the waves lift them up and and in over and over. I described watching them as a wide screen human aquarium. Very cool. we also saw fish in the waves. Also very cool.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rockysmomma
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Magic Sands Beach - beautiful beach on Ali Drive in Kona HI, not too far from The Royal Kona Resort - Beautiful whit sand, blue water, swimming & Snorkeling

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pdub62258
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Gorgeous beach with great surf and lovely rock pools. The water is clean and older kids love it. This can get very busy as it’s a small beach. Can sometimes be tricky to get in if sand is washed away as there are lots of rocks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chelsea69
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Rented a place from Vrbo think it was unit 1199986, first unit was fabulous lovely, clean, fully stocked with utensils, towels even beach chairs and umbrella. Was told there is a path right to the beach it sure was easy about a two minute walk to magic sands beach. Spent every day sitting on the beach body boarding, and reading good books. Nicest part was when we were done we walked the two minutes back and our studio has a really beautiful outdoor shower for two with hot and cold water, never did use the indoor shower but it was very beautiful. Will for sure be back and rent this same place again as it was very quiet, clean, safe and owners even took us out fishing and swimming with dolphins on their lovley boat.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John L
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