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Magic Sands

Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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We stayed right off the beach area. They are magic, once with rocky bottom and the next day with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
royCT2016
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Guilford, Connecticut
Beautiful but crowded

Nice photo stop but parking and beach space can be an issue. It is very pretty and great waves... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tedact
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St. Johns, Florida
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“body surfing” (45 reviews)
“great beach” (51 reviews)
“boogie boarding” (40 reviews)
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Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed right off the beach area. They are magic, once with rocky bottom and the next day with white sand. Nice place, when filled with white sand, to do the boogie board.

Thank royCT2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice photo stop but parking and beach space can be an issue. It is very pretty and great waves. There are better beach day spots up the road.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great beach with a ton of stuff going on. We went on a Saturday with our kids and chose the beach due to the easy access to the water and life guards on duty. Snorkelling was great and the local BBQ pit...More

1  Thank Erik B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for sun bathing and some swimming and snorkeling, but when the waves take the sand out, it's pretty hard to walk on the rocks and boulders. It's quite a phenomenon though.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right along Ali’i Drive, this is one of the more popular beaches in the Kona area... it’s not very large (and can get quite crowded at times :)... there’s a lifeguard onsite here as well. There can be quite a shore break, which body...More

1  Thank G C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just before noon, this little in - city beach was packed. Not near enough room to enjoy yourself. We were lucky to find a parking spot across the street, but had to contend with traffic. We moved our party further up the coast, where we...More

2  Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked down the road and walked back to the beach. I think the parking lot was closed for some reason. Life guard on duty. The waves were big and fun. Nice sandy beach, but not real big. Was a little crowded, but we found...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kona is not known for its beaches because of the old lava presence; this beach sports some sand and decent swimming spots. Surf was up while we were there so lots of surfers riding the waves provided us beach dwellers plenty of entertainment.

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to swim, don't come here. It is a place to surf and watch surfers when the surf is up. There is good shade on the beach, but it is very small. Park across the street.

Thank alandF6879AU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love all beaches but this one has a resident turtle that likes to chill with all the swimmers. it really was magic.

Thank Tyzanabc
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Twogypz
2 February 2018|
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Response from moose_astro | Reviewed this property |
We parked across the street in parking lot
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