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

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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. Our Kailua-Kona trip site makes visiting Kailua-Kona and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Great beach with easy access and showers. Waves can be very strong making it difficult for small kids. Beautiful white sand beach  more »
  • Beautiful white beach that has turquoise water and fun waves. Visited twice and the second time the beach was closed due to strong currents/big waves - and it was still worth it to visit! Groups of...  more »
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