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peaceful getaway for a picnic or to read and relax

Located on the narrow road along the beach at the base of Captain Cook, there is a little grassy... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
St. Albert, Canada
AKA- Two Step Beach

Right next to a National Park. Free parking right on the beach and overflow just up the road. We... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Chrissie S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Located on the narrow road along the beach at the base of Captain Cook, there is a little grassy park that most people don't know about. There are a few picnic tables and grassy areas to lay your blankets or set out your fold-out beach...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Right next to a National Park. Free parking right on the beach and overflow just up the road. We were lucky to watch the local canoe club taking off. There are tide pools filled with little fish & turtle perfect for little ones to toddler...More

Thank Chrissie S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Manini is a small, grassy park with a couple of picnic tables. It's often used by friendly locals, stretched out on the grass relaxing, reading and or napping. The occasional winter time storm can make for bigger waves that local surfers live for. Most of...More

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There is no "beach" but a rocky area where you can sometimes get into and out of the water. Wonderful photo spot for Kealakekua bay but Captain cook's Monument is far away, across the entire bay. A very difficult little spot to find and very...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great quiet location with scenic views of Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook Monument. Good surfing at low tide and nice snorkeling when surf is flat. Limited parking and hard to find but worth the journey.

1  Thank Jon L
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Great small beach off the beaten path that is coveted by the community. Nice picnic area and community garden. Reefs off the left side of shore great fish viewing.

2  Thank cocokac
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Not only is this a lesser known beach with a grassy shady sunny park with snorkle access where you can walk out to watch whales, but it is also a park where you can visit the community gardens. I tasted a few herbs that a...More

6  Thank TNAllison
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Lovely spot...individuals in the neighborhood lovingly care for this place. Off the beaten path so not a ton of tourists. Snorkeling was beautiful, easy in and out, lots of fish and coral. Grassy area with benches to relax and enjoy the secluded Bay. You can...More

3  Thank starfishsf
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The park is grassy and has a swim area. Be careful of the waves crashing you into the lava rocks. But, once you swim out further into the bay, the snorkeling views of the reef are incredible. Can't wait to go back.

5  Thank SummerRain67
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

This beach was within walking distance of our Halakealua Bed and Breakfast. Each day we walked to the beach, snorkeled, lazed around and enjoyed life. The treat was the group of ladies I met there. They are a part of "friends of the Beach". Francis...More

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Response from starfishsf | Reviewed this property |
There was no sand but there was a nice grassy area with trees and picnic tables.
21 February 2015|
Response from Deputy161 | Reviewed this property |
We discovered this area for a day of snorkeling! Didn't stay overnight... There are no public electrical outlets that we saw, but we didn't look either...? Enjoy the gorgeous water and beach, leave the toys at home! Good... More