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Nice beach, decent snorkeling

This is actually one of the nicer beaches we visited, in that it's quite long and you can actually... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark C
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Osseo, Wisconsin
Our Top Favorite Beach On The Island

Fairly secluded scenic white sandy beach with plenty of shade tree options. This beach has become... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom B
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Salida, Colorado
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Old Puako Rd, Between Hapuna and Puako, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is actually one of the nicer beaches we visited, in that it's quite long and you can actually go for a beach walk here. Entry and exit to the water are relatively easy although I'd call the bottom gravel more than I'd call it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly secluded scenic white sandy beach with plenty of shade tree options. This beach has become our top pick for most of our beach activities. When the bay is calm and the water is clear this place offers some of the best snorkeling to be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed April 13, 2019

One of the most beautiful beaches in the world!!! Boogie board, drift on the waves, walk and swim with honu yoga on the beach! All amazing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Italianwinelovr S
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

This is a sandy with some rocks. Nice shades areas to put down towels to make it a all day outing. Long beach, middle is more rocky with the sides being sandy. Waves not bad on the day we went.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Schoonet
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Pretty for sure. But not meant for snorkeling...way too rough. Lots of trees down, maybe recently had a big storm...we went bc we read there was a rope swing...it’s literally inches above the water. Not useful. Go for the waves and shade, but not snorkeling...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mrskirchy
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Also called beach 69. The parking costs $5. In March 2019 the restrooms were out of order and porta potties were there. It is a short walk to the beach. Nice and sandy with shade close to the shore. Have not snorkeled yet but here...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chris K
Reviewed March 4, 2019

This beach is unique in that it offers a lot of shade. There are trees right up to the water. Currently the bathrooms are out of order but there are a few port-a-potties. There is a lot of parking and it's a short walk to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Fun beach..no waves so great for families. White sand..but a short drop through rocks at surf line. Lots of fish to see for snorkelers..and mellow current and waves so very family friendly. Restrooms out of order..portolets were available but no thanks ;) Great stop on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 25MikeL
Reviewed February 17, 2019

This place was really neat - it had plenty of shade and was definitely family friendly. There was just enough surf for a boogie board, but a little too much for snorkeling (as is to be expected in the winter). You do have to pay...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Easy to get to from our hotel. Clean family beach with restrooms showers etc. We came for the snorkeling, which was perfect for us. Pretty calm water and lots of fish. Trees w/shade on the beach.

Date of experience: January 2019
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