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“A small beach for bodyboarding” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of White Sand Beach

White Sand Beach
Ranked #24 of 128 things to do in Kailua-Kona
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Owner description: Hawaii beach with white sand and good surf.
Shanghai, China
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55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A small beach for bodyboarding”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

My two kids aged 7 and 9 enjoyed the beach very much. First time bodyboarding here. The beach is narrow with nice sand and has a restroom facility. The waves were strong. Not for beginner swimmers.

Visited June 2013
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Superior, Wisconsin
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“Fun, but too many dirt bags for me and my kids!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013

This beach was a lot of fun for my 16 year old. The surf was great for boogie boarding and the snorkeling was good too. There seemed to be a lot of people smoking cigarettes for sure and marijuana as well. The smokers were not out in the open, but they were there, you could smell them. We did have fun though, the water was great. I didn't think the beach was dirty as others have described. The beach at mile post marker 69 was the best for us.

Visited June 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews
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“Kua Bay Beach Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

Kua Bay Beach is a gorgeous white sand beach surrounded by lava rocks. Its location and warm clear waters are absolutely amazing. You can find there turtles swimming close buy. Its parking area is still being developed but the beach itself is a paradise.
To get there: The beach is not marked on the road 19 at all, so it is difficult to find it. You have to drive north of Kailua-Kona pass the airport. Right after the Kekaha Kai State Park you will see a double hill on the left side of the road and a side road leading to it. On the other side of the main road you will see sign for the veterans cemetary. Turn left towards the hills and drive to the parking lot. Park and enjoy the beach.

Visited May 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

this "beach" was small and crowded, the snorkeling was very neat,we were able to watch a sea turtle eat of the rocks under water, the beach was super crowded though

Visited May 2013
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Michigan
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Ok Beach”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

Went to this beach because it was close to where I was staying. It is small and not much sand. Only stayed for 2 hours, good place it you have young children. In a kinda cove so could also snorkel. Good if you do not have much time. Go in the morning, not many parking spaces.

Visited May 2013
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