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Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), Kailua-Kona

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
Spend a day on the white sand and in the turquoise waters of Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Often called Kua Bay, the area is part of the Kekaha Kai State Park. Head here to get away from the crowds. The beach is small and stays relatively quiet because of its isolated location. The shallow water and soft sandbar make for pleasant swimming. Bring an umbrella, as natural shade is limited. Also remember to bring drinking water and sunscreen because the cove does not have facilities nearby. A visit to Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Beautiful blue water and a clean beach perfect on a sunny day. Even some of the locals go here. The waves are a little rough but if you like to boogie board or body surf, you'll appreciate the waves. ...  read more »
  • One of the best swimming beaches on the Big Island. Beautiful crystal clear water and soft sand for laying out on. While not the best beach in the area for snorkeling, you can still see some fish and ...  read more »
  • Transfers from the airport to the hotel driver who were always special and very bright and friendly people, many thanks for taking the communication, there is a beautiful beach and was really impressed! Overflowing with local car was parked. Next time on this beautiful beach is like slowly fun.
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