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Hidden Gem

This is a little hidden from the world, situated way up north - went to find a food truck and ended... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Stephanie S
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Turtles & sunshine

This hidden beach was recommended to us by a fellow traveler on day one and it was by far the best... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
atittiger
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This is a little hidden from the world, situated way up north - went to find a food truck and ended up finding a beach. Great discovery, situated within a hotel - would definitely look at staying at this hotel for a little R&R, distant...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This hidden beach was recommended to us by a fellow traveler on day one and it was by far the best beach on the North Shore! It's protected from the winds, the water is shallow and warm and a HUGE turtle came up on the...More

Thank atittiger
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Agree with other reviews that it is a secluded gem. Kids will love the massive banyan tree on the walk in.

Thank gjg99
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Entrance is across from the Kahuku land farms fruit stand. You will see the green wood posts that marks the entrance. Then you take a short walk on a path to the beach. Saw little crabs pop out from the sand. Seemed more sunnier on...More

Thank Rich L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a beautiful little bay away from the crowds. Unfortunately for us we picked a cooler day to make the trip on our hire bike and didn't end up swimming. It is 44mi from Waikiki so it does take time, but it is...More

1  Thank Ford_xy_gt
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We spent the whole afternoon at this beach and had it almost all to ourselves. It is so peaceful and quiet that it’s hard to believe you are on Oahu. Water was pretty calm in August, however, there are some rocks as you enter the...More

Thank Mone100
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Stumbled across Kawela Bay while staying in one of the Turtle Bay condos. I'm afraid to advertise this gem of a beach for fear it'll be taken over and ruined in the years to come! It's a lovely, quiet, secluded beach with calm waters for...More

1  Thank travels4jen
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Driving along the shore, we decided to stop here since the parking was open and the beach empty. It's a nice place to watch and enjoy the sounds of the ocean!

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We spent 10 days on the North Shore and visited a lot of beaches. This one is by far our favorite! Park directly across the street from the fruit stands just west of the Turtle Bay Resort at the end of the chain link fence...More

2  Thank kleic
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We foud wild turtles at Kawela Park.Less people was there, and a parking has enough capacity. we watched turtles for long time quietly.

Thank Satoshi Y
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Anita P
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Response from travels4jen | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of. But it's Hawaii....there's always the risk of sharks at any beach.
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