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Address: Hwy. 19, Paved Road With Sign, Near Marker 88, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI

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Good Beach

Went on a Sunday and it was a bit crowded but still had a nice relaxing beach day. Waves weren't to crazy. Enjoyed a refreshing shave ice while we were there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on a Sunday and it was a bit crowded but still had a nice relaxing beach day. Waves weren't to crazy. Enjoyed a refreshing shave ice while we were there.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is actually a state park. There is a lengthy drive in (mile?) down a now-paved road, parking near the beach (come early), showers to shower off the sand at the end. A little food truck/stand was there when we visited with poke, quesadillas, .... The surf can be a bit rough, the water is generally warm, the colors are... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

An absolute stunner of a beach - as soon as you see this beach, it takes your breath away - the colours are incredible. Can get busy but so worth it. And there's been a food truck pulled up there for the last few weeks now which offers a great poke plate or quesadillas and shave ice - a great... More 

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Olympic Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Hawaii. This beach has some of the most beautiful clarity and color! While not a very large cove, it has ample places to find some sand and set out your towel. Wear tennis shoes to scramble over some of the exposed lava. Come early during the weekday to avoid large crowds. You can find some good swells... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this beach the most out of the ones I visited. Waves are great to play and boogie board. Nice water. Definitely not for small children.

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1 Thank Travis M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented some bicycles in Kailua-Kona and decided to ride to this park. Looking at the map we thought it was a bit close than it actually was. I would recommend to drive there because it is a long way to go in the heat and it's a bit scary riding a bike on the side of the highway. The... More 

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St. Gallen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to many beaches north of Kona, this is my favorite. White sand, nice surf, good snorkeling along the rocks, freshwater shower, even a food truck. Arrive around 9 to secure a parking spot close to the beach.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but popular beach which means it is crowded and parking is difficult. You can park further along the road and walk. To have beach activities, I'd rather go to Kapuna beach. For unique experience, I'd go to the Green sand beach (a very worthwhile long walk) or black sand beach for turtles and snorkeling.

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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We probably picked the worst time to visit (i.e., we were one of the crowd just around new year), but this is a beautiful spot. The waves were great for body surfing (as long as you pulled out of any bone crunching dumpers) and the water was spectacularly clear. While not a large beach, it is very easy to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving at Big Island this was our first stop. We bought some lovely fresh sandwiches to have a picnic at the beach. It's truly a stunning beach, extremely clean and had the best sunset. The biggest plus point was that it wasn't busy and you can always find a nice secluded spot.

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