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“Great beach for kids and chillin'. Snorkel = Fail”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Spencer Beach Park

Spencer Beach Park
Ranked #4 of 46 things to do in Waimea
Certificate of Excellence
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Pleasanton, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great beach for kids and chillin'. Snorkel = Fail”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Great sandy beach. Water is too cloudy for snorkeling but there are plenty of shady spots and excellent facilities including showers, bathrooms and lifeguard on duty. Perfect beach for tikesters, waterbabies, grandmas who like shade and younger kids who aren't into snorkeling. We did see a few fish and a turtle. Overall nice stop for our group.

Visited April 2013
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Cordova, Alaska, United States
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24 reviews
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“Perfect kid and/or picnic beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Nice mellow beach with snorkeling. Nice sand for the little ones and the outer reef keeps the waves down for wading and playing at the waters edge. Clean bathrooms with showers inside for privacy. You can get a permit to camp here and there are picnic tables and places to grill. Pack a cooler, bring a change of clothes, and spend the day. Worth the stop.

Visited March 2013
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Walled Lake, Michigan
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“A real beach.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

Best beach on the west side of the big island. Lots of sand, warm water, clean, very swimable . Lots of room for sunbathing .

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Halifax, Canada
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65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“One of Our Favorite Beaches on the Big Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was among our top three favorite beaches on Kona, and we visited a lot of them during our two week vacation on the Big Island. There were facilities available -- both showers and toilets -- as well as picnic tables, sports courts, and lots of free parking. The beach itself is a good size and the water is calm enough to swim in during winter conditions. The water is crystal clear and you are practically on top of the reef as soon as you enter the water. We saw lots of fish and wish we had stayed longer. We were there on a weekday, but were told it gets very busy on weekends.

Visited February 2013
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216 reviews
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“Nice beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

We didn't spend very much time here but on another day we would have spent the day here. We we had a goal of driving around the island in one day while seeing as much as we could.

Visited February 2013
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