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Ahalanui Park

Address: Highway 137, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Ranked #120 of 361 things to do in Pahoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot springs & geysers, Nature & Parks
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Type: Hot springs & geysers, Nature & Parks
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely place to relax and let go of your worries. Remember it is the "warm" pond. NOT a hot spring. Great place to take your parents that may not be able to get in the water in other places where it is too difficult.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I really liked this place. It was warm but not too warm, it was really nice just floating around snorkeling. Also floated on my back while looking up at the swaying palm trees - felt like I was in heaven! If I lived here I would visit often!!!

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Sechelt, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You will not be disappointed! It's a beautiful drive easy to find (don't attempt in dark, you may as well have eyes closed it's so black) the tides bring in fresh water. Little fish swim and nibble at your legs. So fun. Very warm. Life guard has been there a couple times we've visited. Not always. They do clean the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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53 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This place was highly recommended by our B&B in Pahoa and we knew we didn't want to miss it. We went and enjoyed the natural warm spring. The temperature of the water is around lower 90's. It was nice and relaxing. And it's free! It is a pretty big pool. It's definitely worth checking out and taking a dip into.

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Peachland, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stumbled upon this park while looking for the tidal pools and really liked it. The water in the pool is nice and warm, but not too warm. Luckily we found a parking spot mid afternoon on a Friday. While the parking lot was full, the pool was not too crowded.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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360 reviews 360 reviews
78 attraction reviews
478 helpful votes 478 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The park is a good place to have a picnic lunch, but the main attraction seems to be the hot pool. If you want to enjoy a less crowded dip in this naturally heated hot pool, it is better to come really early in the morning. The park opens at 7 am and the water is clearer in the morning.... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The park is ok in general, some nice shelters if you are having a picnic, a shower,etc. The real treat is a large pond that is heated by lava heated water that percolates in through the sandy bottom. There is a break wall on the ocean end that has a small opening that lets some salt water in as well.... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

How is this not a 5 star for all? This is a no brainer: Gorgeous location, varied degrees of warm, soothing water...some spots hot and some cooler Lovely. Just float and and be grateful for this unbelievable, natural gift.

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Waves crash on the lava rocks in front of you while you float around in this naturally-warmed pool. Friendly locals always there and will share great area tips with you. Just go and get in, you will not be sorry. Ahhhhhh

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California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Awesome sea thermal pools, long drive out, to the state park, but worth it. You can Picnic there as well.

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