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Reviewed 3 days ago

The trick to watch the waves here is to walk all the way around the Turtle Bay Hotel to where the Church is located At this point , you can watch waves on both side of the bay as these 25 to 40 ft giants...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 3 days ago

Turtle Bay Resort is very nice. That being said, this being on the property means it nice as well. The water is quite calm there. The sand is wonderful. There are some restaurants at the resort, but be prepared to spend some money. There are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SusanInOK
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Turtle Bay beach is a nice beach but is surrounded by the resort and golf club and this not the best public beach to visit. It was a nice place to walk and watch the waves though.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank danielcW9467VT
Reviewed 6 January 2019

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
1  Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 4 January 2019

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 January 2019

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
1  Thank marienjnj
Reviewed 1 January 2019 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
1  Thank Ronwu1
Reviewed 26 December 2018 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
1  Thank BelaN74
Reviewed 24 December 2018 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
1  Thank kingswood1
Reviewed 23 December 2018 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
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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
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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.
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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.
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