off Highway 19, North West Hawaii
This is one of the best beaches on the island. The sand is a perfect crescent shape and extends for almost 1/4 mile. A natural rock reef provides some protection from the surf. This beautiful beach is located in front of the Mauna Kea Resort. There are full facilities but limited parking. Swimming, snorkeling, and boogie boarding are just some of the recreations that can be enjoyed at this exceptional beach.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel fronts the north end of this beautiful beach.
Always monitor ocean conditions before entering the water. There are no lifeguards on duty at this beach!
This Beach is also known as Mauna Kea Beach.
Snorkeling, especially around the rocks on the left side of beach
Manta rays sometimes frequent the area at night
Large, sandy beach
Limited parking at resort
No lifeguards on duty
Take Highway 19 north from Kona. Turn left at Mile Marker #68. Follow the road to the end of the road for public access and limited parking.