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“Just OK”

Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Ranked #6 of 133 things to do in Kailua-Kona
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Just OK”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We stopped to look at this beach to consider returning the next day. It probably would have been alright, but parking was the pits,unless you get there early, no shade what so ever. Walking to the beach was not the best. Maybe next time.

Visited March 2013
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

This beach is amazing! Powdery, white sand and beautiful views. It's a little hard to get down to the beach - parking isn't great and you have to climb down lava rocks, but the view is well worth it!

Visited April 2013
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Addison, Texas
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“Most beautiful beach anywhere. Period.”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

This beach knocks down the Amalfi Coast, Cancun, Costa Rica, Virgin Islands and more hands down. Incredible.

Visited March 2013
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Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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“Fantastic boogey boarding”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

This beach is gorgeous. The waves were fantastic. We rode our boards all the way onto the beach time after time. Fantastic. Beautiful sand, lots of space, take an umbrella if you need shade as there isn't any at the beach. Probably the best waves next to Hapuna Beach for riding.

Visited March 2013
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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews
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“We had a great time on the beach”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

This was the best beach we visited on the island. The sand was white,clean and soft. it was a great day and my wife found it it a little to hot as there is very little shade(we should have bought her an umberlla). The surf was average and I also found the water to be safe to swim in. We spotted whales and dolphins playing in front of the beach. This will be one beach that we return to next year. Collin

Visited March 2013
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