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White Sand Beach

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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kids love the wave and white sand

With white sand and big wave,our kids love it so much, we been here almost every day, midday seem... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ASW22
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California
Beautiful Water

We enjoyed several activities while in Kona, and this short drive to the beach was a relaxing day... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
manateewoman
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Florida
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Hawaii beach with white sand and good surf.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boogie boarding” (39 reviews)
“magic sands” (26 reviews)
“nice beach” (25 reviews)
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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"boogie boarding"
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"magic sands"
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"nice beach"
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"big waves"
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"great waves"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With white sand and big wave,our kids love it so much, we been here almost every day, midday seem to be crowned but parking is good(across the street in parking lot)

Thank ASW22
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We enjoyed several activities while in Kona, and this short drive to the beach was a relaxing day, and well worth it! My mom had been wanting thee the "Blue Waters" since we had arrived, but due to the Vog (Volcano Fog), many days were...More

1  Thank manateewoman
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Known for the sand/ beach disappearing during the high surf and quickly reappear. The sand is super soft, beautiful stretch of beach and has a magic sand food truck located in front.

Thank sage97
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

It was an amazing experience and a great beach to go to. It is great for families, and anyone could play there!

Thank Rodger V
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

If you are looking for a great beach right in downtown Kona, this is the one. Was so easy to get to and the water is warm and the sand is warm and cozy.

Thank DSOliveria
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

White Sands Beach, located about 2.5 miles from Kailua Town, is a great beach for all ages. Soft sand for the little ones to build sand castles, fun waves for the older kids/adults to jump or ride on their boogey boards. Life guards are on...More

2  Thank waterlogged23
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The waves at White Sand Beach were perfect for boogie boarding, but it was crowded, so it was hard to maneuver without running into anyone. The parking was also a bit of a nightmare as it is right along the super busy road. The sand...More

Thank ELHyman
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Close to where we rented a home. Waves were huge some days and others small enough that small children did not get swept away. Lots of boogey boards so big chance of getting creamed. Showers, bathrooms and lifeguard.

1  Thank virginiacR7588LT
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is one of my favourite beaches on the Big Island. If you have some time, be sure to enjoy this one.

Thank davidV1642TR
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We stayed on the Big Island for a week and the White Sands Beach was our favorite. The waves were great for boogie boarding and the water was around 70 degrees. There were about 30 other people there which was perfect. Some of our group...More

Thank 11Hjaeger
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CocoaFamily
19 April 2018|
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Response from RussCanberra | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was, plenty.
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erwinmelio
18 March 2018|
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Response from RussCanberra | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any dogs at all along the beach.
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mrsjr0907
12 August 2015|
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Response from erwinmelio |
The high surf warnings seem to die down from the winter season. Better on the Kona side than on the Hilo side.
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