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Address: Highway 19, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 8889774623
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One of the nicest sand beaches on the Kohala coast.

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Nice Family Beach with Facilities

This is a nice beach for everyone, including families with young kids, and has grass areas and picnic tables and lifeguards. The water is shallow so good for kids. It is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Douglas T
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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239 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice beach for everyone, including families with young kids, and has grass areas and picnic tables and lifeguards. The water is shallow so good for kids. It is contained by rocky edges on two sides so a perfect bowl of white sand. SUGGESTION - if you want to stay for a long time and not get cooked,... More 

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Oregon City, Oregon, United States
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I saw Hapuna Beach I thought I had died and gone to heaven! This is simply the best beach I have ever experienced in my travels. There are many really beautiful beaches but for me there was something really special about this beach! If I could have I would have spent my whole vacation right on this beach! But... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful unspoiled beach. Beautiful sands. Crystal waters. Shade trees. One of the most beautiful beaches anywhere. Restrooms etc ok. Limited parking.

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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hapuna Beach has one of the few sand beaches on the island. It is quite nice,but not exceptionally long. While we were there we had the great pleasure of seeing many whales. The beach is very clean and safe with a life guard on constant vigil.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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232 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful beach that has OK, not great facilities. I would not recommend the weekends here... we scouted it out on a Sunday and it was jammed... we came back on a Wednesday and it was much better.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly a beautiful beach with a long wide sandy beach. The sand is somewhat packed near the water and great for walking. There is everything you would want at a beach...a little surf, palm trees, picnic tables and enclosures, bathroom/shower/changing facilities, ample paved parking, good lifeguard coverage, etc.. There is a nominal charge of $5 for parking but... More 

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Kelowna
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309 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This white sand beach is a wonderful place to spend a day or a few hours. There are no harsh drop-offs, which makes it safe for all age groups. The wide expanse of sand is great for a walk as well. In the past access used to be free of charge, but now non-locals are paying $5 for a day... More 

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Westfield, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding white sand beach! We stayed at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel for Christmas and couldn't have happier with the accommodations. The beach is very clean, the water is clear, the waves are not typically large so swimming is safe, and there is the opportunity to snorkel. Our teenage kids enjoyed the beach. Down from the hotel is the public... More 

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medford, oregon
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73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Planning will make all the difference at this beautiful beach. The parking is a real pain...but if you take a cart to haul things to the beach, you'll enjoy more. Sun shade (an umbrilla) is a must...as is a cooler, mats, munchies, towels, fins, and boogie boards. A lot to carry, so the cart makes it easy. Surf was great... More 

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Victoria, BC
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you dream of sandy Hawaiian beaches you're probably dreaming of Hapuna Beach. This beach is absolutely fantastic for swimming in the waves and boogy boarding. Lots of parking ($5 or park outside of the park for free) nice clean washroom and changeroom facilities plus lots of fresh water showers. Covered picnic spots and lifeguards, this is the best.

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