Spend a day on the white sand and in the turquoise waters of Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Often called Kua Bay, the area is part of the Kekaha Kai State Park. Head here to get away from the crowds. The beach is small and stays relatively quiet because of its isolated location. The shallow water and soft sandbar make for pleasant swimming. Bring an umbrella, as natural shade is limited. Also remember to bring drinking water and sunscreen because the cove does not have facilities nearby. Our Kailua-Kona trip site makes visiting Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and other Kailua-Kona attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) reviews
Killer beach, with good facilities, accessibility and parking. And when we were there the surf was hitting HARD. Not for beginners on their boogie boards, and not for inexperienced swimmers, even... more »
This beach is gorgeous! Hardly any rocks in the water and beautiful soft sand! There are lifeguards. This beach had incredible; large; strong waves which were super fun! Be careful if inexperienced... more »
The feng shey was stellar
What a beautiful spot! It has some of the prettiest blue water and soft white sand! I can't wait to come back. 🤙🌞
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