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Waialea Beach

Old Puako Rd, Between Hapuna and Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Picturesque Beach with Turquoise Water

Gorgeous beach with lots of trees with low branches providing shade. The coral reef is centered... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AliceMariam
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Portland, Oregon
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Robbed at This Beach

This is a gorgeous beach with shade and great snorkeling, but unfortunately someone stole our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lynn L
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Old Puako Rd, Between Hapuna and Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous beach with lots of trees with low branches providing shade. The coral reef is centered more to the center of the beach. The waves were a bit strong, but we saw some fish close to the reefs. The showers have warm water which was...More

Thank AliceMariam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous beach with shade and great snorkeling, but unfortunately someone stole our backpack while we were snorkeling and after reporting this to the Hawaii police department and the local park personnel we found out 3 other families reported having their bags stolen...More

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach to end vacation! Visited this beach as was close to the resort we were staying in for the week. Different than most beaches I have visited. Definitely different than the Jersey shore. Warm water (salty though) and super soft sand! Ocean floor a...More

Thank LAB20
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We found this beach on our last day on the island. Warm water, clean restrooms, and a shady spot to watch the water and people. This will be a place we return to!

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This beach is easily reached off the Old Puako Road. It's well-known to locals as Beach 69. Parking costs five bucks for tourists, Lots of shade and various alcoves to hunker down. Decent swimming. As with most places, snorkeling is better early, before surf churns...More

Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Located besides small private beach. But bathrooms, shower is available. There is bush tree, so we can lay down at the shades. White sand and rock balanced well, so light swimming and skin diving should be best activity here.

Thank シンイチ 堤
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I can't speak much to this beach as a spot for playing, snorkeling, or all the usual beach activities. What drew us here was the abundance of rocks, trees, and even fallen trees right near the water. This was a gorgeous place to take some...More

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Grab some snacks from Puako General Store, a mat, and your snorkelling gear and find a spot under a tree (note that there's lots of beach to the left of the entrance). You're going to have a great day. Perfect for early in your trip...More

Thank SuzeePee
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Best snorkeling spot. Parking, bathrooms, shower.Beautiful spot. Not the best beach for swimming even though they do have a small part you can swim. Went twice it was so good!

Thank Eduardo V
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We stopped by this beach (known as Beach 69) in the afternoon and are so glad we stayed through sunset! It is absolutely gorgeous with white sand, huge trees and rocky outcroppings. It is small and you can swim, especially on the far end. It...More

Thank GeorgiaGirl72
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