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Kona Coast State Park

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“rough road”(6 reviews)
“nice sand”(4 reviews)
Located on the main island of Hawaii, this park also contains a beach.
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Highway 19, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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All reviews rough road nice sand worth the effort lava fields perfect hawaiian trees for shade beautiful beach vehicle turtles path waves snorkeling
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Every park we visited was unique and had nice areas to enjoy and relax. Not ever too crouwded to enjoy the sceanery

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

A beautiful beach area well worth planning at least a day trip to. Unfortunately some of the facilities were under repair and therefore messy state.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michelle659
Reviewed August 5, 2018

What a nice place for a picnic. There was a group from University of Hawaii that was studying the turtles. They said there were hundreds of turtles out in the deeper water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank swoods
Reviewed July 24, 2018

It is a long rough drive down a bad road to get there, but it is beautiful once you arrive. The bay on the north end in front of the abandoned house offers nice protected water for snorkeling. Nice place to avoid the crowds.....

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cindy C
Reviewed March 25, 2018

There is a very rough road to this park, through the lava fields. There was one vehicle requiring repair at the entrance to the park, but we continued onward. How surprised we were to see all the vehicles parked when we got there. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jgluv2travel
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Real rough road over the lava flows to this Park but worth the drive. The restroom facilities could use some work and a regular cleaning. Lots of parking when we were there at about 5:30 p.m. Beautiful area.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank I8830JVgeorges
Reviewed December 31, 2017

This area is definitely in our Top 10 of beaches to visit while on the Big Island. The beaches in the Kona Coast State Park / Kehaka Kai area are picture perfect!! Our Other Top Not to be missed beach picks **Mauna Kea beach (Kauna'oa)...More

Date of experience: December 2017
7  Thank Chowa-Rides-Again
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I have been reading the other reviews and people seem to mistake this beach for others. I had to look it up too as Kona Coast is the English label where you will see it on maps as Kekaha Kai. This is not the beach...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Brandon K
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The few beheads heading to north point had the best beaches for family swimming. Shallow water, few rocks, life guards, picnic areas with grills.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Shirley B
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

I don't want to encourage visitors to come to this beach, because I want it all to myself...beautiful beach, amazing water, great breezes...plenty of shade under palm trees if you are nursing a sun burn too...the drive is tedious on a very rough lava field...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Rod K
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