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Nice place to enjoy the beach without a crowd.

Went out to do some snorkeling and enjoy a morning swim. There are rocks to snorkel around and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greg S
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Southern Oregon
Had it all to oursevles

We road our bikes here from Waikoloa and it was a lovely ride through a beautiful neighborhood... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
theresaw
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California
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68-1107 Honokaope Pl, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8604
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pretty cold water but the sand is cool to see and there are turtles. Clean bathrooms and a place to wash off your feet.

Thank jemkim40
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went out to do some snorkeling and enjoy a morning swim. There are rocks to snorkel around and plenty of sand to just enjoy the water.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We road our bikes here from Waikoloa and it was a lovely ride through a beautiful neighborhood Beach was deserted! Water was warm and it was amazing!

Thank theresaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sand was spectacular, Only one turtle on the beach, she did pose for us. The seas were rough because of the hurricane that passed by 2 days earlier.

Thank Rex S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to limited parking, this beach is never crowded - good snorkeling - having black sand does not matter - I actually prefer white sand beaches.

Thank Explore796204
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful small almost private beach with easy access. Restrooms and park like entry before walking to the actual black sand beach.

Thank Seren96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this hidden gem, tucked away in the Mauna Lani neighborhood. There's limited parking but the beach is beautiful with crystal clear waters! I'd recommend wearing water shoes when going in as there are rocks. We saw some locals spear fishing and catch an...More

Thank legolas120
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice spot - be aware that the sand is hot (cause it's black), so make sure to have your shoes. Easy to find, good facilities. We snorkeled the show bay started out on the right and worked our way across. Some fish, coral heads, lava...More

Thank TheTravler6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never saw black sand before, Hard to beleive it was once lava that churned multi time in the ocean and became sand.

Thank ovannajoanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach, not far from the highway. But: it’s over crowded... We saw turtles, there’s a beautiful lake with fantastic flowers behind the beach... a wonderful place!

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mendez99
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
They have two trails from the parking lot. The one to the left goes through lava and across the golf course it takes about 10 minutes bring water a camera and good shoes. Not much beach but great pictures. The one to the... More
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Pat9600
January 23, 2016|
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Response from lovsmaui11 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Colony One Resort, which was very nice and well equipped. We had two bedrooms,two bathrooms,and a washer and dryer. Condo was roomy and comfortable. We were at Puna lu u Black Sand Beach, on the south end of... More
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