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Anaehoomalu

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Address: 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
Phone Number: +1 808-464-0840
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Cats!

We went to this beach around 4:30pm today. There is a big colony of cats living in front of the beach. They did not come over to anyone for pets, but also didn't seem too... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Janine F
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this beach around 4:30pm today. There is a big colony of cats living in front of the beach. They did not come over to anyone for pets, but also didn't seem too aggressive (though I would not encourage my kids to pet any animal that's not a pet. ) The beach itself love looks nice and a... More 

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Thank Janine F
Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked to this beach from the HIlton because we wanted to check out a beach. I wasn't very impressed with this beach though. There are plenty of other beaches that are a short drive away that are much prettier.

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British Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach was ok. The sand is not soft to walk on. There is some trees for shade. Our son liked playing in the rock pools. No turtles to be seen. There are many nicer beaches nearby.

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Thank Cindy T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We call this place A-Beach short for Anaehoomalu Beach and love to come to this scenic beach. Mostly locals come here including the Waikoloa Outrigger Canoe Club at one end of the crescent beach. You can rent a kayak or paddle board and go out into the ocean for a wonderful day in the sun.

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Woodinville, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in Waikoloa, this is a beautiful beach to explore - don't just stay near the Hilton/Marriott - the further south you wander, the nicer the beach becomes. You'll also likely see turtles and dolphins on your journey. At the north end, there's some exercise equipment (rope climbs, pull-up bars, etc), which my kids really enjoyed. Also,... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sand is pretty fine but if you have sensitive feet like me I suggest you wear water shoes. Not too crowded. Lounge chairs available but get there early. Rental equipment and tours are also available. Can hike to Hilton Hotel via the oceanfront.

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Thank Deborah F
Redmond, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It looks nice and clean with trees aro u nd. However, the water was not very clear, compared to Hapuna beach, which is also much larger beach. We did see few flying fish but overall, Hapuna beach was way better!

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Thank Gaurav K
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has some good snorkeling and provides a great place to take in the Sunset. Lot's of free parking a short walk from the beach.

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The locals call it 'A Bay', a well kept secret. Free parking with a drop off area closer to the beach. Clean facilities. The beach is not large but is beautiful. There is a bar/restaurant at the south end of the beach which offers takeout. There is shaded areas at the south end. I did find it a bit windy... More 

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Seaside, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little beach break, Nice waves on the outside for surfers, paddleboarders. Waikaloa canoe club puts in from here. Lots of fish and turtles. Definitely paradise!

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