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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Description: Hawaii beach with white sand and good surf.

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Super beach for body surfing and diving

Went here for our second dive without a dive master. Felt safe, heard whales. Saw octopus, puffer fish and ventured into our first cave. Large enough to not be to cramped, it goes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Kerry D
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Guerneville, California, Usa
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Guerneville, California, Usa
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105 reviews 105 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Went here for our second dive without a dive master. Felt safe, heard whales. Saw octopus, puffer fish and ventured into our first cave. Large enough to not be to cramped, it goes about 45 feet in. Enter on sandy side, swim south toward brown condos, follow shore until you see cave.

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Las Cruces
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14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Apparently this beach loses its sand, and there was very little when we were there in March, 2015. We both wound up scraping and wiping out on the rocks while trying to body-board.

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Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We really liked this small beach. If you walk just to the south about 100 yards, follow the path down to another smaller beach that few people venture. There you will see lots of marine life, including juvenile green sea turtles and thousands of colorful reef fishes.

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very busy beach in good location but the winter swells have taken the sand away for now. Good location for people on south end of Kona ...limited parking and the sand will be back in summer.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lovely beach not far from town. Depending on time of year, how much sand is there. Pretty much always crowded.

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Brookville, IN
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There were nice covered picnic tables & restrooms. The beach is large & has "white" sand verses the black sand many smaller beaches on the big island have.

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Hinton, Canada
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

the tsunami and big storms stripped the white sands away so there was just black lava boulders on the beach with very little sand , there used to be standing room only at this beach but now not so popular as it is very hard to walk on the boulders

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I still don't know why they keep having this name since there is almost no sand in this beach. As for surfing, if you're not advanced, forget about it...

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Boston, MA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

this is the best beach option close to town. The only problem is that the sand gets pulled in to the ocean and leave little to no beach !

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I'm assuming Hawaii has more sand to offer in the summer. This beach had a volleyball net up and bathrooms. Beautiful spot.

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