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Honl Beach

Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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have a picnic or watch the sunset

The condo where we were staying was close to this beach but we only went to the beach to watch the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
jgluv2travel
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Regina, Canada
Great for a brief stopover for an amazing sunset

Given the other reviews, I agree this beach is too small for spending a ton of time, but I must say... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
jjluke
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calgary, ab
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good25%
  • Average45%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 27, 2018
“have a picnic or watch the sunset”
Mar 10, 2018
“Small park with small sand beach with lava rock shoreline”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The condo where we were staying was close to this beach but we only went to the beach to watch the sunsets. It is a white sand beach with a rocky shoreline. There are some benches and picnic tables as well as some shade. People...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Given the other reviews, I agree this beach is too small for spending a ton of time, but I must say I have to give it credit as it made for a picturesque sunset when we were in the area. If you are nearby when...More

3  Thank jjluke
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Honl Beach Park Small park with sandy beach and lava rock … surfers love the area when the surf’s up. Snorkeling off the beach is excellent, but requires caution. Go into the ocean from the left side of the large rock outcrop (sandy area) as...More

1  Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting the big island of Hawaii our family was staying at the Wyndham Kona Village Resort which is very close to Honl Beach. It's small, some sand, some rocks. Somewhat rough, but fun. There are trees there for shade and showers, restrooms and parking...More

Thank Nazsnaz
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This beach is small, but has showers, and easy access to the water via sand. Its a great place to surf or bodyboard. Private lessons are available across the street from the beach.

Thank Jul D
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We've come here a couple of times on our vacation so far and enjoyed each time. It was very close to our hotel. Parking is easy and safe. There is a shower to rinse the salt water off of you with. The water seems safe...More

1  Thank travelinpdx
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for some late afternoon surfing... Looked like the waves were good enough to get out and try it out.. this is definitely a spot for locals... And all the locals know each other... despite the fact that my husband is Hawaiian it...More

4  Thank cherihuang
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great sunset photographs from here!!! There is a public bathroom and rinse-off showers on the mauka (land) side of Alii Drive. It has sand and many people walk down to get some sun here. You will also see a few surfers out in the ocean....More

2  Thank LasVegasTravelers
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Nice enough beach but too close to downtown which allows the homeless, druggies and alcoholics to gather. Better off driving (if you have a car) south on down Ali'i Drive to Pahoehoe Beach.

3  Thank Kona52
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

This is a nice little beach very close to Kona. However it's pretty rocky. I enjoy stopping here on my way to and from town to watch the surf. You can spot honu here as well. There are public bathrooms and a shower too.

1  Thank Gail L
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