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Address: 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
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Known by the locals as "A" bay

I found this beach to be beautiful, serene and quite delightful. It can be quite windy though. Great beach for families with kids as the waves are not very big and there is tons... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this beach to be beautiful, serene and quite delightful. It can be quite windy though. Great beach for families with kids as the waves are not very big and there is tons of recreational toys to rent to play in the water (and the renting of is fairly affordable).

Thank bullseye13
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72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we had a busy day and wanted a calm beach swim and "A-Bay" as the locals call it provides just that. The water is lovely, there are sea turtles but primarily it is picture perfect calm bay water surrounded by picturesque palm trees. There is also a lovely beach trail. We have come here many time and never have been... More 

Thank kjbrown777
Dayton, Oregon
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Anaehoomalu (A-bay) is a great beach with shade, showers, restrooms and fun waves. Best to snorkel in the morning hours though.

Thank shilowalters
Volcano, Hawaii
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Often shortened to "A-Bay" this is good beach for walking, light-weight swimming and for kids. Almost no wave action, but lots of water recreation activities available. Good place for wind surf lessons, but not available on off-shore wind days (staff hates chasing tourists to Maui or Tahiti to get their boards back) Sunset cruise is nice, as are whale watch... More 

Thank volcanohaiku
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Waikoloa had nickname "Waikoblowa" for a reason but we still had a blast at this beach, just be prepared to have sand...everywhere!!!

Thank Shaina O
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

the beach is not for small children, the waves are a little rough. It really is not a good surfing or boogie boarding beach either.

Thank Terri H
Honolulu, Hawaii
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very cute little bay to walk around and hang out at. Not very busy with lots to see. Wildlife is abundant with historical sites.

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183 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

There are a fw beach chairs dotted about the beach, put here by the Marriott, I suppose. The entrance to the public parking is behind the Queen's Shops. Gt here early, before 10, or there won't be either, parking or chairs. I always bring my own beach chairs, $11.00 at Target, and leave them in the room on the last... More 

Thank MONichols
Calgary, Canada
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72 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This was a beach nice and close to the condo we were staying at. The wind picked up and was so bad it sand blasted us. We had to leave. We went back another calmer day and my friend stepped on a sea urchin where it was sandy - careful!! Reef shoes!!

Thank irishsiren74
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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463 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had a brief stop at the beach. The day was very windy so we could not plant our umbrella. There is some shade. It is a nice broad beach and was not crowded.

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