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Spencer Beach Park

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Address: Highway 270, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743

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Great for little kids!

This beach is just up the road from Hapuna and worth the stop if you have small kids. It is free, has large shade trees, calm water and large shower houses with private shower... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Lisa G
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Edmonton, Canada
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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346 reviews 346 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We drove down here but having been spoilt by Hapuna Beach we decided it wasn't as nice, not being as well maintained. However, this beach is free and has amenities.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

This beach is just up the road from Hapuna and worth the stop if you have small kids. It is free, has large shade trees, calm water and large shower houses with private shower stalls. There is nowhere to get food so pack a lunch if you plan to spend the day.

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Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A Great Beach for families with young children, relaxing, reading, whale watching with lots of shade trees and wonderful facilities

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Great Falls, Montana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Beautiful white sand beach with excellent snorkeling. Some of the best coral and different kinds of coral we've seen, alot of smaller fish, no turtles, but all in all very good adventure.

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Sunshine Coast, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a great beach for families, the waves are rarely large. There is decent snorkelling at the south end of the beach, lots of fish. Plenty of trees for shade and a good amenities block. No drinking here but that's ok by me. Camping is allowed with permit and there is plenty of parking.

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La Center, Washington
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Spencer Beach Park has all the amenities we needed for a day at the beach. Most importantly a nice sandy beach with warm water and sunshine. In addition to shade trees, adequate parking, toilets, running water and picnic tables. There are even campsites. We went midweek so it wasn't packed. Bring your beach towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, water and snacks and... More 

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Napa, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

....nice, secluded family beach next to Pu'ukohole Heiau...picnic tables under the trees for plenty of shade...showers & toilets are clean. Nice & relaxing.....spend an hour or spend the day! Plenty of parking.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice little spot with sandy shores and a calm flat bay. The facilities were clean and they had picnic areas and such around the park. Free to park and easy beach access. Great find!

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New Glarus, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This beach is equipped with grills, picnic tables, indoor and outdoor showers and flush toilets. It is protected by a reef and has a large shady and sunny beach. The water is safe and mostly has a sand bottom. Is not crowded and is quiet.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Next to a busy shipping harbor, murky water, larger waves then elsewhere. Skip it and drive around the corner to the best Hawaiian Shave Ice on the Island.

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