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Reviewed 1 week ago

All the beaches on the north-side are just breathtaking. Some are more crowded then others, BUT all beat being on Waikiki. Parking is provided and easy in a large parking for guests and that makes it my favorite beach to hang out. Roy's is the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really a challenge to find the parking spaces for the beach, but they are in the back parking lot. Cove is VERY calm and good for very young kids. My family did snorkel and found a few fish. Hot dogs are $17!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three miles of beautiful secluded beaches. My son came upon a sleeping seal. You have thhe beach to yourself but be careful the north shore waves are dangerous especially in winter. Privacy and seclusion no lifeguards.

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

Very nice. All the amenities. Have some drinks from Roy's or lunch if you like. You know what you are going to get. A nice resort beach. The snorkeling is good for beginners. A bit shallow in some places. Fish are around for sure, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ronwu1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting more from this beach and I guess that's because it's attached to the famous Resort there. It was just an okay beach. I would not return here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BelaN74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smallish beach, quite crowded but very safe for swimming and snorkelling, even in the winter. No lifeguard, so you need to keep a close eye on children. You can rent chairs, towels, snorkelling gear from turtle bay resort. Also, food and drinks can be purchased...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kingswood1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are of course a number of beautiful beaches on the North Shore, and this is one of those that you need to visit. Soft sand, easy to access the water and lots of shade for those that need it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is incredible! It also has rather dangerous conditions and the ocean can be very rough. It is wonderful watching surfers ride waves and there are spot which are quite calm. We will definitely be back here!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MelR237
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our vacation in Hawaii we visited this beach quite a few times. EVERY TIME we were there the turtles were up on the beach sunbathing! There is usually a volunteer there to answer any questions you may have. You can not pet or take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in public access at Turtle Bay Resort and followed the path to the beach. We walked along the beach, didn't see any turtles, but we did see a rare Hawaiian Monk Seal. As it was the end of November, it was a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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6 September 2017|
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Response from larrysbisa | Reviewed this property |
Hawaii is beautiful all year round but the water is much calmer in the Summer months on the North Shore of Oahu. If you go in their Winter ( I think Dec-Feb ) the beaches on the North Shore are very rough and dangerous for... More
Marie M
7 January 2017|
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Response from Shanti03 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There is no sea glass or shells for that matter, at the beach in Turtle Bay.
Sa R
19 April 2016|
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Response from youngcats | Reviewed this property |
No, all beaches in Hawaii are public access. The Turtle Bay Resort has plenty of parking spot for beach goers.