The hotel is located 20 feet from ocean which is separated from the property by a Lava Rock Seawall. The view is beautiful. Our swimming pool and lounge area are right by the water (rock wall separates) However, there is no beach. There is an entrance to the ocean at the end of the property, which is very swimmable when the surf isn't up, but it is over rounded, rocky Pebbles. Fine for adventures types. But must be sure footed.Locals use it all the time. There is a small beach 1.5 miles on Alii Drivel ( White Sands or Disappearing Sands). The true beaches are a 25 minute (Kua Bay) and 40 minute drive respective ( Hapuna Beach). Beautiful White Sandy Beaches. There are black sand beaches 45 minutes to 1hour south on the west coast and south point areas. The Big Island is the "newest" in the island chain and while the beaches are beautiful, we have fewer than the other islands. We do have the most beautiful diving and snorkeling in Hawaii.
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