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
The waves are fantastic, the life guards provide updates as needed, there is plenty of room for everyone, the sand is like talcum powder, and that they have hot water showers for after-ocean playing..... more »
There is about a 20 minute walk to this beach, but it was beautiful and we got to see sea turtles out swimming and sunning themselves on the rocks. The water was lovely. 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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