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Pretty-ish

As most mentioned, there's not much sea glass to speak of, but it is still a pretty beach. While we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EmBentley
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Los Angeles, California
Not Much Glass Anymore - Beautiful Views Though

Found this interesting beach that is near an old dump in the industrial area of Ele'ele. Although... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia C
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Fairfield, California
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Most of the sand here is black, which is pretty cool. There weren't too many pieces of glass that could be seen when we arrived, but we talked to someone who said the best time to find them was in the morning (we arrived close to sunset).

This spot is located very close to Port Allen and the big parking lot for all the cruise/snorkel tours, so if you are in that area, it might be worth swinging by.

Tip: Continue up the dirt road to find an old cemetery, and a nice view from a small cliff. This spot is great for sunsets. You're welcome.

Thank 206TravelGuy
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

It's off the beaten path, that's for sure. It's in a heavy industrial area and the glass has been reduced to grains of sand by the ocean. We did not find any large pieces of sea glass.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Super cool glass beach. Other reviews complain that it isn’t what they expected but that was really their own fault. It is exactly what it is, a beach with ground up bits of glass on the shoreline. There is mainly clear and brown glass bits but if you look closely there are other colors. There are very few large pieces but the fact that there are tiny pieces of tumbled round pieces of glass in the black and white sand is beautiful yet sad at the same time given that it all came from years of trash being dumped in the water. Even more interesting to me was the bit of metal and aluminum in the sand. It has been tumbled as well but is still in larger chunks. When the tide is low it is a great place for viewing the tidepools. The road down to it was driveable but we opted to park at the top of the dirt road on the side of the road so as to not chance it with the rental car. We have been to other glass beaches on the mainland but they are more sand/rock than glass so this was the largest amount of glass we have seen on a beach.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Everything you have read about this place needs to be rewritten. We went. All the glass on the beach is no more.
We don’t know why or what may have happened .

Bob

1  Thank Rob S
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Are far as beaches go, it's just okay, but what you're really there for is to collect sea glass. Not real easy to find, there are no signs directing you, but worth it once you find it. Mostly green, brown and white/clear glass and the pieces are on the small side, but if you're patient you'll occasionally find that light blue piece hidden among the others. The tide determines how much glass washes up and there are a fair amount of people picking through the pieces, but again, if you have the time to spend there you'll find the gem you're looking for. Doing a light surface scoop of what appears to be sand will yield a decent amount of tiny bits of smooth glass that appear as large colorful grains of sand if you'll willing to sift through it.

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