White Sand Beach, Kailua-Kona

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Dig your toes in (if you can!) at White Sand Beach, famous for its disappearing sand. Whenever large storms blow in, winds carry away the sand and leave behind only lava rock. That won't spoil your visit, however: the sea returns the sand, clean and good as new each time. While not large, this piece of shoreline remains popular with water sport enthusiasts who come to surf, body surf, or body board in the playful waves. For a special treat, look into snorkeling with sea turtles. Using our world travel planner, Kailua-Kona attractions like White Sand Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This beach was very small, crowded, and right off of a busy street. The sand was nice, but I would recommend any other beach on the Big Island.  more »
  • One of my favorite beaches, beautiful views, reef, big surf, life guard on duty and washrooms on site made for a great day of sand, sun and body surfing!  more »
  • If you are looking for recommendations of beaches on Kona, Hawaii is your best choice since it is clean and safe.
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