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Address: Hwy. 19, Paved Road With Sign, Near Marker 88, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Great sun and white sand beach

Lovely beach, nice sandy bottom, easy to site various fish. Nice showers to rinse off as well as bathroom facilities.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
traveler10002016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely beach, nice sandy bottom, easy to site various fish. Nice showers to rinse off as well as bathroom facilities.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best beaches that are close to Kona. Nice white sand and some waves if you like to boogie board or body surf. It wasn't too crowded. I would recommend this beach if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach! Decent parking, warm freshwater showers and restrooms. Not much shade so plan ahead. Surf can get a little rough so be careful. During the winter months sand gets washed away, but returns during the summer months.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On an island with few sandy beaches, this one is wonderful. Clear blue water and white sandy beaches. Some rocks (water shoes are a good idea on all of the island beaches, black and white). We even had a turtle swim by. Fresh water shower and a bathroom made it a great stop.

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Kua Bay several times and it can be a great place to swim and snorkel. But we did have one experience that made us understand how people end up in trouble. We are experienced ocean swimmers, but on this visit, the wave size increased unexpectedly and we (along with several others) kept getting pulled further and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I was on the island we went to 8 or 9 different beaches. This one was by far the best. The only thing that could make it better is to put it in my own backyard and add a group of servants to fetch me food and drinks. And maybe a hammock. Pros: - Waves were not too big.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I fell in love with this beach. It was my favorite beach and I would definitely go back to Hawaii just for this spot. The sand is very soft and the water is so blue and clear.

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family just returned from our third trip to the Big Island. I recently read about this beach and had not visited it in our two previous trips. We finally made it to Kua Bay and it was well worth the wait. This beach is AMAZING. There is good swimming and snorkeling. Be aware, if you are not a strong... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Years ago this spot was uncrowded. Not anymore. Still, it is beautiful with crystal clear water and white sand. In the winter due to higher surf much of the sand migrates out. So the beach can be mostly gone. In the summer the sand is back and the water is generally calmer.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just for the views it's an amazing place, but the day I visited I was fortunate to snorkel with an extremely friendly turtle. We hung out together for 20 minutes just floating in the current in fact at times came so close to me I kept thinking 20 feet, 20 feet otherwise a fine!!

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