Address: Kalaoa, Kohala Coast HI 96740
Hours: Monday to Sunday - Open Daily from 8am to 7pm
Location: Kohala Coast, Big Island
Parking: Guest Parking
Directions: Headed on highway 19 north from Kona, Kua Bay will be on your left towards the ocean.
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One of the last best places left on earth. A beach like no other and yet it provides super easy access from the parking until your feet come in touch with the sand. Kua Bay has one of the most crystal clear beach water you will ever find. A small yet secluded white sand beach located just North of Kailua Kona. Because it fits into the realm of "off the beaten path", Kua Bay competes for that coveted title of - Big Island's Best Beach. Kua Bay is one of the best, aesthetic places to visit during your vacation to the Big Island. It is an incredible beach that offers everything to visitors, ranging from swimming to many other activities. If you are visiting the Big Island, you should definitely consider spending precious time at Kua Bay. It is also famously known as Manini'owali Beach, located on the west side of the island near Kailua-Kona. You can quickly visit Kua Bay by driving your vehicle on neatly paved roads.
Though it doesn't have a designated parking area, you can park your car on nearby streets that are only a short distance away. Quite a few guests have said that the best time to visit the bay is in the morning. Kua Bay is fantastic to visit all year round, no matter the season. Be sure to visit the beach in the morning too so that you get the perfect amount of shade for your beach venture. If you plan to spend the whole day at the bay, it is essential to bring all items that you will need including lots of water. This will ensure that you can enjoy your time without stressing and most importantly staying hydrated. It is recommended to bring a beach umbrella to provide shade in the hottest parts of the afternoon. Don't forget to bring sunscreen to protect your skin. You should also bring a towel, so that you can dry off properly after swimming. You cannot forget your beach bag, to carry all of your items. All of these key items will help you to fully enjoy your experience at Kua Bay to the fullest potential. Hawaii at it's best.
Now you are ready to go to Kua Bay, one of the most attractive places on the Island of Hawaii thanks to its natural beauty. Here are some fun activities that you can enjoy during your visit. From sunbathing in the shimmering sun, to snorkeling and viewing all the colorful aquatic habitats. The sparkling blue waters look stunning and beautiful. You can dive down to see the gorgeous collection of fish and sea life. Kua Bay certainly provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the sea. Sunsets and sunrises are two of the best times to be at Kua Bay. Several turtles can also be spotted lounging on the sand and basking in the sun. While sitting on the soft white sand and taking in the amazing view, you'll never want to leave. If you are fond of swimming, Kua Bay is the best place to take a dip in the cool water. Shell hunting is another popular activity at the bay. There are plenty of wonderful shells to be found. Bodyboarding and surfing, cliff jumping, and beach combing are only a few more activities that you can partake in at the world famous - Kua Bay.
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