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“Paradise”

Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i
Ranked #22 of 135 things to do in Kailua-Kona
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

This is the most beautiful beach I have seen. It is hard to get to, but that makes it more fun and secluded. Plus, there is a herd of wild goats there! Yes, the resorts might have beaches which are easier to get to, but this is the real deal! Very romantic and a perfect setting. A must see!

Thank Nedmama
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

the road was very rocky and long. Longer than you want to drive. the beach was ok, white sand, but not soft. I would rather to go to one of the resort beach instead. no water or shower to use for clean. very quiet, not many people there. If you really want to enjoy a beach pretty much yourself, here is the place to go.

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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Beautiful beach! Shoes are required to get there from the parking lot. About a 20 minute walk north. Don't hesitate! It's totally worth it! White sand, large beach! No facilities. Bring water.

Thank Vincent M
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

Apparently most rental car companies will not allow their cars on the road to this beach. Be aware, it is a nasty road, if you go take it slowly. The hike over the lava field was not so bad, once we found the trail. The beach was gorgeous and the water perfect. We continued to the third beach, which we had to ourselves. Perfect beach day.

1  Thank JenDo73
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is a very tranquil wonderful place to visit. Plan to take some time and had one of the best snorkling spots!

1  Thank Lareese G
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