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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Description: Hawaii beach with white sand and good surf.
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Not white sand

We visited the place and found the sand is yellow, not white. However, the wave there is quite good. We stayed there for less than half an hour as we feel dispointed about the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
Guangyu C
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We visited the place and found the sand is yellow, not white. However, the wave there is quite good. We stayed there for less than half an hour as we feel dispointed about the color of the beach.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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93 reviews 93 reviews
28 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a roadside beach along Alii Drive. The sand comes and goes from here, and it is extremely popular as a neighborhood beach. Add to that visitors who come here from somewhere else, and you have a lot of people. The Big Island is notable for having beaches where there are not crowds, and for overall being laid back... More 

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Portland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Close in to Kailua-Village. It's also called "Disappearing Sands" for depending on the weather, there is more sand than at other times. LOTS of people for a smallish beach, but a great short get wet, lay in the sun, have lunch and just relax kind of beach.

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It is definitely not a white sand beach compared to the one in the key west in Florida, but the beach is beautiful, nice rocks on the sides, warm Hawaiian weather! In fact it was too good that we visited this beach twice in our limited stay in Kona.

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Oxford, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Nice beach when there is sand. There was plenty of sand when I got there but after a week or two it was all rocks below the shore line.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Clean, sandy, safe, clear water, tropical fish, suitable to body board & swim or paddle, everything you'd want in a beach!

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Hollister, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed next door to the White Sand Beach for about 10 days and were so happy with the beauty and easy access to the water. The beach is used all morning and well into the evening. We enjoyed a moonlight swim in the calm, warm water. On the north side there is a reef with hundreds of Black and... More 

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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Danger! If surf is up this is not the beach for you, locals call it magic slams!!! If calm it's an amazing beach to bring the kids to. Fairly shallow, generally crystal clear, Easy to get to from town. Be forewarned this is the only white sand beach in town. It can get very full. So go early! Great place... More 

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California
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1,619 reviews 1,619 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

While it is not particularly imaginatively named, the name aptly fits this beautiful beach. Pure white sand and clear aqua seas, perfect for body surfing!

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Boise, Idaho
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place to body surf or boogie board. Can great crowded, go early to get a good spot on the beach and parking. On a calm day great snorkeling place also.

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