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We loved the snorkeling here. It was probably the best that we've had during our entire 10 day vacation.
The only reason I did not rate it a 5 is that the boogie boarding was not good at all here. The beach angle is too...More
I continually saw pictures of this beach when I was researching my trip to Kona and was worried I was overhyping it. It was absolutely beautiful and quiet. There were sea turtles and a monk seal on the walk to the beach, and if you...More
This is probably the most beautiful beach I have been on in Hawaii...takes some effort to get there but so worth it. Make sure you are prepared for the 30 minute walk over the lava field - wear good shoes! Take chairs and a lunch...More
Do yourself a favor and do the hike - most people stop at the beach before Makalawena because they don't want to walk for 20 minutes. But let me tell you it is worth it! Fewer people, nicer sand, nicer water!
You seriously need to know what you are getting into before you do this. First off, the beach is about 2 miles off the main road. The hike there would be over a lava broken road. It took us 30 minutes plus to drive it...More
This beach is difficult to access by any vehicle other than a four wheel drive. Hiking into the beach is possible on a very rough dirt road that is probably several miles long. This is only advisable to those that are physically fit and can...More