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Address: Old Puako Road, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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+1 808-961-9540
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One of the nicest sand beaches on the Kohala coast.

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Ten days in heaven

Stayed at hotel on beach for 10 days. So beautiful! Over 10 days, we had calm days good for snorkeling, rough days good for body surfing and various degrees in between.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lombard, Illinois
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Lombard, Illinois
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at hotel on beach for 10 days. So beautiful! Over 10 days, we had calm days good for snorkeling, rough days good for body surfing and various degrees in between.

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Springfield, Missouri
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I hate to let anyone know how perfect this beach is because it will get too crowded. It's got golden sand, some shade, boogie board and other equipment rental, a snack bar, good parking, near to the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, clean, whales breaching in the deep water out front of us, shallow enough for the 7 year old, enough... More 

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Wisconsin
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Hapuna Beach on a recent calm day and another day with high, dangerous surf. Plenty of firm golden sand, but not much shade to be found. Regular visitors bring in their own beach umbrellas and beach chairs. There are changing rooms and a concessions stand. I swam in the surf on the calm day, but didn't venture in... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice beach with $5 parking fee. Clean with bathrooms and a snack place. Water a nice aqua blue. Very busy with families but also very large. Heard the snorkeling was good but we didn't do it. Beautiful place to visit!

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been here twice In The last four days. The first time, the surf was high. The lifeguards were diligent, making sure people treated the oceans with the respect deserved. Today, with calmer seas, it was like a travel magazine...soft white sand, breeze to keep things comfortable, gentle seas with nice tide pools for the youngest, couldn't imagine a... More 

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Auburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful beach to sun bath or to just get in the water. It can be rough when the swells are high but there are life guards present to tell you of the warnings. Plus there are showers and bathroom. Great place for picnics, covered areas to protect from rain or sum.

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Port Moody, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is by far one of the best beaches I've ever been to and it's perfect for kids of all ages There are at least 2 bathroom facilities, showers, a concession, lots of parking for $5/ day or you can park for free on the street. The beach is white sand for miles and the waves are perfect for boogie... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing beach that is so different than all the others on the island, with its soft white sand. Get there early, as the parking lot gets full. They day we visited the currents were very strong, so had to be very careful with our toddler in the water. Lifeguards are on the beach and were announcing warnings to all... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful sandy beach. Wonderful shore line. Picture perfect beach you can spend a whole day at. Nice walkways and lots of shaded picnic areas also. Clean public restrooms. Boogie board rentals and SUP board rentals down on the beach. The beach area is busy but is large...recommend getting there early. $5 fee to access area and parking. One of the... More 

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wenatchee, wa
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Huge beach, ample parking, and great access to waves for body surfing and boogie boarding! Great soft sand for kids. Bring umbrellas for your own shade. Listen to the life guards on duty! Many novices not paying attention to tide and rip curl effect almost to there detriment, kept the guards busy unfortunately. Best all purpose beach. Parking $5 for... More 

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