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Turtle Bay Beach

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Address: Kahuku, Oahu, HI
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Sleeping seal!

Staying at turtle bay we obviously spent sometime at the adjacent beach. For most of our stay we were lucky enough to have a seal sleeping on the beach which was lovely to see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying at turtle bay we obviously spent sometime at the adjacent beach. For most of our stay we were lucky enough to have a seal sleeping on the beach which was lovely to see. The sand was nice and the water pretty clear. The beach also wasn't too packed.

Thank Lucypss
University Place, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I did not spot turtles when I was here, but weather was perfect. It was a perfect and quiet place to chill and relax by the water. Plenty of beach access parking available.

Thank Sun P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely beach with a sandy bottom and beautiful clear water. Good place for turtle spotting. The towel lady was extremely helpful pulling the loungers into place under the umbrellas. Excellent for swimming with no reef shoes needed.

Thank Travellingwithsue
Hollywood, Florida
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93 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove around the island for our last day in Hawaii and ended up stopping at Turtle Bay to take a peek. I wanted to stay longer! It was a Saturday so it was pretty crowded but the beach had plenty of room. Theres a little restaurant right on the beach, a dead coral area where people fish and walk a... More 

Thank Krista W
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed for 3 days but they were the best days of our 14-day Hawaii vacation. The staff was great and the views were perfect.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite places on earth. Quiet yet you can spot a celebrity or 2. Their is great sea life, the beach is clean. It does have risks of being closed sometimes due to the size of the waves.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is located just adjacent to Turtle Bay resort. It offers a sheltered swimming area, just beside a cordoned off area with multiple rocks, known for riptides. Swimming is average. The bay extends to areas good for snorkeling, however, only I would only recommend this for experienced snorkelers. Reason: many sea urchins, very variable depth (on the shallow side,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place on a week day not a lot of people very peaceful and great for kids to swim recommended for families just plan to spend the whole day here it is very beautiful.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this is a pretty famous beach and snorkel spot here on Oahu, right next to the big Turtle Bay Resort. Even though there is a resort, the beach is public (as are all beaches in Hawaii). It's a nice little stretch of sand with a restaurant in the back, in case you feel like having a drink or two.... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Nice location, right in the Turtle Bay resorts. The location offers lots of parking spaces, there is some walking distance to get from the parking lot to the beach pending where you park. The beach has sandy area and lava rocks to explore. The sandy beach part really stretches out which offers you plenty of personal space.

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