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Ocean is so clean and warm, beach is a hit and miss especially in the fall when there are no south swells

I do travel often to Kailua Kona and usually try to swim at Magic Sands, the ocean here is great... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Maui, Hawaii
watch out for the waves

Depending on the tide you have an excellent place for boogie boarding or getting smashed against... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Depending on the tide you have an excellent place for boogie boarding or getting smashed against the rock. I recommend the low tide. Chances of seeing turtles.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GueBi
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This was our second time staying at White Sands Village same condo. Mike and Cher are very easy to work with. The condo has everything you need for you Hawaii getaway. We will book with them the next time we go to the Big Island

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cherokee14
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

If you like big waves this is the beach to go to. No vanishing sands was a nice sandy beach, plenty of space to put up an umbrella and beach towels. Huge waves not a beach to turn your back on. A lot of fun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pattie d
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I love this beach! It has enough parking, nice restrooms, the showers have high water pressure (trust me you need it in order to get the sand out of all the hidden places lol) and there is a food truck right on the corner. Lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

I do travel often to Kailua Kona and usually try to swim at Magic Sands, the ocean here is great and most people come to boggie board, the waves break hard usually so for me its better for swimming.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ck0421
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Small white sand beach on Alii Drive. It’s Magic because the sand disappears! Usually not there in the winter months and just left in October. Big west swell will take it away. Can be very dangerous as well with strong waves but there is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krgkona
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We were lucky enough to stop by when some young teens were using skim boards like acrobats, doing back flips and twists to entertain themselves and us too! Lots of people waded out to their neck and just let the waves lift them up and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rockysmomma
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Magic Sands Beach - beautiful beach on Ali Drive in Kona HI, not too far from The Royal Kona Resort - Beautiful whit sand, blue water, swimming & Snorkeling

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pdub62258
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Gorgeous beach with great surf and lovely rock pools. The water is clean and older kids love it. This can get very busy as it’s a small beach. Can sometimes be tricky to get in if sand is washed away as there are lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chelsea69
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Rented a place from Vrbo think it was unit 1199986, first unit was fabulous lovely, clean, fully stocked with utensils, towels even beach chairs and umbrella. Was told there is a path right to the beach it sure was easy about a two minute walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Sergio_Trips-2013 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 hr drive
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Response from moose_astro | Reviewed this property |
We parked across the street in parking lot