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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a sheltered bay, resulting in very little current or waves making it great to swim and snorkel in for all ages. We enjoyed visiting it frequently while staying at the Hilton Waikoloa. Parking isn’t far from the beach and there’s the option to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fegan14
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The main beach at Waikoloa. You can get through either from lava lava Beach club or Marriott. It's a really calm and peaceful place to sit and relax and enjoy the sunset. If you don't have a vehicle then I'd recommend using the Marriott for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank souljaboy764
Reviewed 3 days ago

Turtles easily seen as are whales on the horizon. Very quiet. Not many chairs although cabanas can be hired. Entrance to the water is rocky, best to float over and in to enjoy the best of the bay. Snorkelling, paddleboards, kayaks all available for hire.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pan123969
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great spot for kids! Water is usually calm. There a restrooms and changing rooms for those who want to change and head out to dinner or just call it a night.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ernesto M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of great activities, snorkelling is best in the morning. Calm bay for SUP, younger children and sunset views. Close to Lava Lava Beach club. Washrooms and shower facilities available. Some lounge chairs on the beach if you get there early.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank r0xannei
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach and excellent place for sunset. There is a cute little bar right next to it and lots of free parking. Get there early it gets crowded at peak times.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jill V
Reviewed 1 week ago

About 30-40 minutes north of Kailua-Kona, across the highway from Waikoloa village, you will find huge hotels like the Marriott and others. As you drive toward the public parking, you will pass tourist shopping plazas and a Starbucks. This long stretch of beach is accessible...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good beach overall, you can rent snorkel equipment, paddle boards etc on the beach. The water is relatively calm. There are some chairs available on the beach if you get there early enough. Several tours leave from here as well for whale watching and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karcer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this beach several times during our stay in Hawaii, kids love it, the water is calm or moderately calm. Sandy beach great to play in. And rest rooms, showers and changing place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnV15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We call this amazing beach "turtle bay", so many sea turtles enjoy sunning on the sands as travelers relax and swim and even take selfies with them (trying our best to not disrupt their rest).

Date of experience: December 2018
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Marni B
19 January 2019|
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Response from Robin W | Reviewed this property |
There is a paved parking lot and a drop off area with handicapped parking.....,, pavement to the sand, nice bathrooms and shower available....only the sand would stop you from getting to the ocean....but it's a short beach... More
27 August 2016|
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Response from BeachLoverAloha | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not believe you can BBQ here.
3 June 2016|
Response from bruceds101 | Reviewed this property |
We saw them in the mid afternoon over to the right hand side of the Bay. I was snorkeling there when to my surprise I saw a turtle swimming along about one foot beneath me. I could have touched it. This continued for several... More