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Address: Hwy. 19, Paved Road With Sign, Near Marker 88, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Very nice but bad weather :(

It is a very nice beach, with soft white and very fine sand, Unfortunately we didn't enjoy it as much as there were quite big waves (hurricane Ignacio and generally bad weather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It is a very nice beach, with soft white and very fine sand, Unfortunately we didn't enjoy it as much as there were quite big waves (hurricane Ignacio and generally bad weather due to El Ninio). There were a lot of surfers but if you are not a good swimmer don't swim with strong currents.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful blue water!! Bring umbrella for your comfort. My kids used to talk about Hapuna beach a lot, but this time they say Kua bay is better!!

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

In my mind I call this the Blue Bay -- for it's endless shades of blue/aqua/azure. Your first glimpse of it as you drive down is stunning, and the experience only gets better. Great for body surfing or boogie boarding, and on calmer days, just for bobbing around. Or you can lay on the beach and just take in the... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a perfect beach to catch same rays and relax. The water and sand are beautiful and the park has bathrooms, showers and a few picnic tables. We spent the most of our last day at this beach and were glad we did.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

THis little beach was a nice find for us. I was suprirsed but the boogie boarding here, at least for when we were in Hawaii was much better than Hapuna Beach and you don't have to pay for parking and a bit closer to Kona if staying there

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great beach for boogie boarding in the afternoon when the waves pickup. When the seas are calm in the earlier part of the day the beach is great for swimming. Snorklers also have nice area on either side of the beach.

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The color of the water is worth the easy side trip off the highway, but dipping in makes the experience of Kua Bay sublime. For experienced body surfers and boogie boarders, this is a premium spot in a good swell, with energetic waves and a sandy bottom. Small children and persons with limited ocean experience should stay back from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This may be the finest beach on the island. Great and easy access on a paved road (not always the case) crystal white sand and great waves to play in. some decent snorkelling on the left side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

You have to get here early, but the beach is very nice, white sand, and plenty of waves. Not a lot of shaded tables, so if you don't have an umbrella, it can get pretty hot if you don't get in early and grab a good seat. The trees here are nice, and the shade is good. The fact that... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Super easy access to this beach, turn at the Veteran Cemetery, take a nice paved road to the beach. Parking can get crowded, but we had no problem Sunday at 3pm. No shade anywhere, except for a few trees, which were taken. Friendly local folks, and big waves today. Not for the poor swimmer, as they break a little unpredictably.... More 

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