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Turtle Bay Beach

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Address: Kahuku, Oahu, HI
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The beach here has great access from the resort. There are shower facilities, gear rental and restaurants. Pros: -Inexpensive snorkel rental -Great variety of fish and sea... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Mountain Creek
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The beach here has great access from the resort. There are shower facilities, gear rental and restaurants. Pros: -Inexpensive snorkel rental -Great variety of fish and sea life. -Excellent venue at the beach Cons: Can be crowded May have to walk far at the car park. Tourists

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently stayed at one of the condos at Turtle Bay, so we ventured onto this beach. While it's convenient and nice for those staying at the resort, it's probably not worth driving to if you're on the other side of the island. North Shore is full of beautiful beaches.

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Flagstaff
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent several days reading and sleeping on the beach. At night we left our sliding glass door open so we could listen to the waves. It 's absolutely beautiful!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We omitted to check up on what time of day the turtles would appear and went there at about 1 pm. There were no turtles but what we got was a pleasant afternoon on a nice beach. Stay away from crowded Waikiki and come here for a relaxing time instead. Fine sand, clear water, island breeze and minimal crowd. Utopia!

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Thank 119Shan
New London, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was well taken care of and clean, however it was very packed and it was not very big. The water was clear but hard to get to because of the rocks and how many people were there

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Thank raelanzrath
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because it's off the road and part of the resort this beach is often overlooked. However, it is a real gem in an otherwise rough north shore. Good snorkelling right off the beach and a picturesque setting to spend some time.

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Redwood City, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this beach for kids and snorkeling. No big waves but enough smaller ones for the kids to play in. Great snorkeling over the reefs.

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Thank kseebold17
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect but, the beach was clean. I just prefer more waves. My 12 year old daughter loved it. She went snorkeling and floated on a blow up toy. Perfect for smaller children. In need of more shade options.

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Thank Shannyn T
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This beach has plenty of sand, a nice cove to snorkel with ample parking and easy access for the public. This beach is on the right side of the resort as you face the ocean. The beach on the left side has much larger waves, less sand and is used for surfing. Snorkling is good because the cove doesn't have... More 

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Fresno
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Often crowded, its still a beautiful, protected bay with great underwater life, a restaurant on the beach, fish in the water, and sometimes a fat seal on the shore.

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