Best Places to get into the Ocean in Kona

You know Hawaii Island is a volcanic island, right? Getting into the ocean can be a challenge from shore. There are miles of coast line in West Hawaii that have white sand beaches mixed with a larger amount of black lava and sometimes a mix of both. We created this video to help you find safe, easy access to the main beaches near Kailua Kona, along with which ones have lifeguards, showers and bathrooms. We also mention ocean safety tips, as well as how to care for our bays by wearing rash guards and mineral sunscreen.
Here is the link to the video showing Kua Bay when it had NO sand in February so you can be slightly shocked at the before and after:

0:00 intro
1:19 Keauhou Bay, Big Island
3:42 Kahalu’u Beach Park, Big Island
7:00 Magic Sands Beach, La’aloa Beach Beach Park, Big Island
9:08 Honl’s Beach, Big Island
10:38 Kailua Kona Pier, Big Island
12:33 Kamakahonu Beach, Big Island
13:57 Old Kona Airport Beach, Big Island
16:00 Keiki Beach Queen’s Bath, Big Island
17:16 Kua Bay, Manini’owali Beach, Big Island
20:59 Mahai’ula Beach, Big Island

Julie and Eric Ziemelis are Hawaii lifestyle experts and Realtors. If you love Hawaii and want to consider a move here, join our 365 Ohana on and download a free copy of "How To Move To Kona" and if you are considering purchasing a home on Hawaii Island, join and get a complimentary copy of our "Insiders Guide to Buying Real Estate On the Big Island of Hawaii" and gain access to our private Facebook groups. We also have a fantastic network of agents on other islands, as well!

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