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On the Kona side of Hawaii there are not as many beaches as on some other islands. The lava flows are majestic, but from the Kona airport to Wiakola that is about all you see. You have to look around for a nice sandy beach....More
Nice beach, family friendly. Awesome place to watch the sunset, especially with the palm trees you can get in pictures. They have some chairs scattered about which is great since you can't exactly pack beach chairs in your luggage. We went to this beach twice...More
We are partial to A-Bay as we were married there! However, it's a great beach with easy walk-in access into the ocean. It has a nice sandy entrance, too. If you walk south along the beach, you can access more private beaches and you might...More
Love to eat at Lava Lava, so we thought we'd check out this beach where the Marriott is located. Water was calm, but the waves made a frothy mess of bubbles which is not clean. I doubt I will come back here again, even if...More
Really beautiful bay. We swam here every morning for exercise and it was quiet and calm. Saw some fish, but it's not the best place for snorkeling as it's mostly a sandy bottom and didn't have great visibility. It was wonderful for swimming though.
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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
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 minutes. Even more surprising the turtle came out of the water when I did. It looked around for a while before re-entering the water..