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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
+1 808-464-0840
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Great beach for kids!

This was our favorite beach on the Big Island. It had a great beach with nice sand for kids (we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Billings, Montana
Family Christmas /new year

Great beach for small kids,water is in a lagoon so it’s calm and clear,easy beach to play on,the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our favorite beach on the Big Island. It had a great beach with nice sand for kids (we have 3). Never had to worry about parking like at Mauna Kea and the waves (at least when we were there, during a red flag...More

Thank vmariephillips
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach for small kids,water is in a lagoon so it’s calm and clear,easy beach to play on,the sand is a little rough (not powder white) ,it’s small and easy spend the day at,they have grills for cooking,and the toilets are inside and clean.

Thank Cadillacdiamond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So that was disappointing.... no bueno for snorkeling it was murky, and no fish. And we went pretty far out there.Plus too many boats and SUP riders around. Smells like exhaust part of the time because of the boats. However the water was calm enough...More

Thank Aurora H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for relaxing, walking, turtle watching. Whale watching, snorkeling trips leave from here as well. Great reasaurant--Lava Lava.

Thank Corrine T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent snorkeling beach but not an active watersports spot. On previous visit saw sea turtles right up to the sand. This is a great spot for calmer waters and kids, with kayak, paddle board and equipment rentals. Definitely a good place for a calm day...More

Thank beachbumjk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a lovely beach, very picturesque and wasn't too crowded the day we were there. Nice sandy bottom, easy to play on the big waves from the swell during our stay, but i didn't venture too deep, the seas were rough and im not familiar...More

1  Thank mprach024
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Waikoloa Hilton, and this beach was an easy, convenient getaway from our "fake" hotel beach. We rented paddle boards and grabbed some of the beach chairs (they are NOT just for Marriott guests, it turns out.). There was free parking...More

Thank TMoe262
Reviewed 14 January 2018

If you're in Waikoloa Village and you want to walk to a beach (or take a very short drive and park in the Kings' Shops parking lot, going to the beach here makes sense. Unless you're staying at the Marriott resort, you'll need to carry/bring...More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 11 January 2018

It's an okay beach with rocky sand, tourist boats parked in the middle of it, cloudy water, and a rocky barrier not too far into the water. Pretty views, but certainly not my favorite beach to play on.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Went nightly for sunset to either enjoy a cocktail at Lava Lava Beach Club and to watch sunset or to sit on the beach and enjoy a beautiful Chardonnay with a spectacular sunset. Also enjoyed swimming and relaxing at this great little beach area.

1  Thank stevej0dy
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27 August 2016|
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Response from superfinisher | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe you can on the beach, I don't recall seeing anyone doing so. There is a grocery in the mall coming to the beach. Great fresh foods that will satisfy for sure.
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