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Mauna Kea Beach

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Mauna Kea Beach

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62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9799
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traveling_with_kathy wrote a review Dec 2020
Lake Stevens, Washington1,059 contributions147 helpful votes
Stopped at Mauna Kea Beach a couple times during vacation. Plan to arrive early to snag one of 40 parking spots. This is beautiful beach with the clearest water I’ve ever swam in. Saw two turtles swimming from the north rocks to the south rocks. Soft white sand. Loved it.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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drmader wrote a review Dec 2020
Orinda, California1,653 contributions299 helpful votes
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Always excellent snorkeling and swimming to platform in his perfectly sandy mellow crescent beach. We saw a sea snake this time which we have never seen. Also got to see the mantas several evenings. T he y are not here every night anymore as they bailed to be. We learned there are 2 other common places for mantas to feed on plankton at night. Great beach for clam bake outdoors, thanksgiving dinner and luau, walking, playing football or just reading. Body surfing on days w a little larger surf is also great. Wonderful for old and young here because easy to get in and out .the break is gentle. Paddle board yoga is great..always look forward to it. Regular yoga on the grass in front of beach wing is also great-challenging and good instructors like Aleah and Molly.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Tahiti Z wrote a review Mar 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin1,702 contributions597 helpful votes
The Mauna Kea Beach is absolutely beautiful and we were able to enjoy it from sunrise to sunset as guests of the Mauna Kea Beach Resort. The sunsets are breathtaking and the beach is great for walking and so beautiful!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Lauren M wrote a review Mar 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania39 contributions17 helpful votes
Beautiful white sandy beach cove. Parking is tight but easy to get to. Recommend getting there early or mid- afternoon when people are leaving. Accessible bathrooms and showers to clean off before driving back. Recommend spending an afternoon here. Perfect for splashing in the waves and hanging on the beach. Some good snorkeling by the rocks on the side
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jeff C wrote a review Mar 2020
Sandy, Utah275 contributions183 helpful votes
Definitely in my top 3 beaches on the Island and number 1 for just chillaxin’. This is a small, almost intimate, white sand beach, situated on a small crescent shape inlet in front of the Mauna Kea Resort. The water is crystalline clear and can be calm enough for small children, yet at times the waves get big enough to satisfy most boogie boarders and body surfers. Yes, it’s true that access is limited due to the small number of parking spaces for the public. Unlike others who suggest going early to secure a parking spot, we like to go mid to late afternoon (when we’re don’t intend staying for the day). There’s always parking available and it’s easy to find a wide open spot on the beach to set up and enjoy the sun and water. The sunsets are fabulous here. Restrooms and showers are available but no food or rentals. (Only for guests of the resort). This is absolutely our favorite spot to unwind and chillax!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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