Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), Kailua-Kona

4.8
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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.
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  • Great time when you can find a nice crevice corner to hang in. Excellent waves and great vibes from visitors here everyone has a whale of a time, there are showers at the entrance, its a few minutes.....  more »
  • Great place to body surf and snorkel. Lifeguards and restrooms made it a safer and more comfortable place to spend the day.  more »
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