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Address: Hwy. 19, Paved Road With Sign, Near Marker 88, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI

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Beautiful Beach

Excellent beach to stay for a few hours and enjoy gentle waves. It gets a bit crowded and parking gets tricky, but it is well worth the trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Excellent beach to stay for a few hours and enjoy gentle waves. It gets a bit crowded and parking gets tricky, but it is well worth the trip.

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Missoula, MT
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Parking was not a problembit we were there before 10am. Decent snorkeling and fun boogie boarding. Not too much shade available so bring an umbrella.

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snat CA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is very closed to the airport and some large hotels (Marriots, Hilton), and this was one of the best beaches we have been to recently. The sands are so soft, water is warm, and not many people around. also, parking is free. watching sunset is great at this beach.

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Anacortes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

when you are on the Big Island you must check out Kua Bay. It is our favorite beach on the island. The boggy boarding is great or just being in the water going up and down with the waves. They have fresh water showers to rinse off. You want to get there by 9 am when the gate opens or... More 

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This beach is very nice, but it is NOT huge. Make sure to go on "off" tourist days! Bring every thing you need...no resort to back you up:)

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Had a wonderful day at this beautiful beach which was quite popular for families. Very relaxing, clean with parking available..

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Driving along the road to Kona, pulled over to get a better view of the ocean and found this beautiful white sand beach. What a wonderful surprise. Not too crowded like the hotel beaches.

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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Must see in Kona! White sand was a beauty! Watch the whales! Go for it!! It was a good beach for snorkeling.

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Savage, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We LOVED this beach so much, we went twice! Fun for all ages, be careful on the rocks though...may be difficult to get to the beach. Big fun waves to boogie board on, wonderful soft white sand beach, showers and bathrooms on site too. Saw some whales off in the distance too! Beautiful place!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

White sand was beautiful and water was fairly calm, so recommend this beach although a little crowded. Maybe becayse it is a spring break week. Turtles were near the rocks in the water, which was fantastic.

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