Magic Sands, Kailua-Kona

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One of the few white-sand beaches on the island, Magic Sands is the local name for Laʻaloa Beach County Park. The official name means "very sacred" in the local dialect. The ruins of an ancient Hawaiian temple are just south of the beach. However, it isn't spirits that give the beach its nickname; it's the disappearing sand that is sometimes washed away in storms to reveal black volcanic rock. Strong waves just off shore make the beach a popular spot for experienced surfers. Find out how to plan Kailua-Kona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • We went to Magic Sands to have a drink and appetizers on their beautiful outdoor deck, we waited for at least 20 minutes, and we were not even recognized. We got up and left. The next day we thought.....  more »
  • Saw some people swimming but would have been too rough for me. The sunsets were stunning every night. We stayed next to this beach. Pretty busy beach.  more »

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