Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i, Kailua-Kona

4.7
#3 of 10 in Beaches in Kailua-Kona
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  • Wonderful calm beach with golden sand and large snorkeling on both sides. Shady trees, a toilet, wildlife includes turtles and I even saw a big monk seal today. But beware - you have either walk 1.5.....  more »
  • The drive down would be best in a 4x4 but 2wd can manage. From the car park the walk takes about 30minutes. It's an easy but hot walk through lava. The beach is just beautiful and worth the walk. I....  more »
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