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Paradise Cove Beach

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92-1089 Aliinui Dr, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-2210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One morning, while staying at Aulani, my husband and I dropped out daughter off at the resort's amazing kids club and then walked over to this natural lagoon. We'd heard that it was a good spot to snorkel, see turtles and if you're lucky see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lindsay_K9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Kapolei or definitely in Ko Olina, you should do this. You may see sea turtles, you may not, but its an easy in/out whether you see or not, plus nice little area to wade, snorkel a little bit & then go. Easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trustmyreview2016
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We splurged and went to the Paradise Cove Luau which did not disappoint. The views are spectacular, and the show is amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lspoltore
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday morning but there were no turtles. We did like how quiet the beach was. It was tucked away and there were a few families but it wasn’t bad. It was quiet enough for my family to hang and relax on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank monicanea
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We walked over hoping to see some turtles, but this is a small lagoon with not much going on if turtles are not in the area. I was disappointed in the snorkeling here and did not feel like I needed to return.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CDBCDB
Reviewed October 23, 2018

If you ever wanted to see sea turtles this is where you come. There are people, but that to be exepcted. ring your own swim wear and park a little after the signs for the cove, the turtles are all over the place.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Inaurora
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Lots of “groups” visiting a making the visit a little uncomfortable. If your visiting as a small group or only 1, a little awkward.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank georgeV2877LW
Reviewed August 29, 2018

It's a beautiful beach for snorkel for sure,you can see many fish or turtles,even urchin. The most difficult to visit this is the parking area only has 12 space for each car,which means you have to come early (before 9AM)or just wait for long long...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Blaircheng
Reviewed August 26, 2018

It's one of the places on the island that the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles frequent. Wade out in the waist-high waters (excellent spot for the little ones) and stand still -- and they just might come up to say hello. I would give it 5...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PassportEnvyTA
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I stayed at Aulani and walked next door to Paradise cove beach. It's a great place for snorkeling as the water is really clear and there are sea turtles to view. The sand is a little rocky, so if your feet is sensitive, you may...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from Shell C | Reviewed this property |
We we’re adv to be there at dawn for the best chance.
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May 13, 2018|
Response from Larry L | Reviewed this property |
There are about 15 spaces at this beach. Go past entrance of Paradise Cove ( EARLY ) and make 1st right hand turn. Go about 100 yards and parking spaces are on your right. I wait for a car to leave sometimes if the spaces... More
February 6, 2018|
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Response from laj2e7 | Reviewed this property |
No . There is a shopping center with restaurants within walking distance .