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Magic Sands

Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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AKA Magic Slam Beach

if you think you can body surf or boogy board in any conditions, then this place is ok. We went one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
gordonlindquist
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Nice place but...

Amazing white sand and turquoise water. Great current and waves for body-boarding. However too... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mélissa S
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“body surfing” (43 reviews)
“great beach” (47 reviews)
“boogie boarding” (39 reviews)
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Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 5 days ago

if you think you can body surf or boogy board in any conditions, then this place is ok. We went one day and were told by the life guard that, "maybe your a little to old for this beach". The next day my chiropractor told...More

Thank gordonlindquist
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing white sand and turquoise water. Great current and waves for body-boarding. However too crowded for such a small beach either on the beach or in the water. Some snorkeling if current permits but very blurry when we went. Good for families and a couple...More

Thank Mélissa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a beautiful place to watch the sunset. Even with all the families and couples, it seemed to be such a serene place to watch from

Thank moose_astro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This can be a very busy beach, and the waves crash right on the shoreline. Some people are not familiar with the swells at the shoreline and how the waves break at the shoreline and find themselves caught in the middle and it can be...More

Thank Troy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This sweet little beach is just south of Kona - very popular so parking can be a problem. The waves are easy. Shady areas available along with bath house and outdoor shower.

Thank jayzeeDE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small beach, lots of people with a pretty gnarly wave break. Popular with body boarders. Rocks hidden by waves, so watch the feet but a beautiful sunset almost everyday.

Thank Krystal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a beach in town this is a favorite for locals and tourist alike. It is hard to find parking and most always has a ton of people. Great beaches are hard to find in the Kona district (there are many though) so this beach...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of the 4hour time difference between where we were from and Hawaii, I would get up very early in the morning everyday. We were staying within short walking distance of this beach and it was a good spot for a morning dip. It has...More

Thank Tianbo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty white sand beach in Old Town Kona right along Ali'i Drive and in the midst of lots of condos, hotel, etc. OK for a quick dip but other more remote beaches are better for a longer stay.

Thank lindacrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach for snorkeling and nice big waves as well although it was packed it was well worth it we'll go back

Thank NYCFLU
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