Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii

Hapuna along the Kohala Coast of the Big Island is perfect for bodysurfing, swimming and snorkeling

HAWAII

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Queen Kaahumanu Hwy.,
Waikoloa 96743

www.hawaiistateparks.org

Hapuna is a popular beach along the Kohala Coast of the Big Island because of its large size and deep, clean sand. May through September proves to be a favorite time to visit for locals because conditions are perfect for bodysurfing, swimming and snorkeling. Use caution if visiting October through April as the surf pounds the beach and strong rip currents are present. Facilities include half a dozen A-frame cabins for overnight camping, paved parking lots, picnic pavilions, rest rooms and showers. Sun worshipers will rejoice here but take sun umbrellas and lots of sun screen as there isn't much shade on this beach.

 

Intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


 

< Previous | Next >

 

Related Content:
Hawaii Volcano Travel Guide
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu

Mauna Kea Hawaiian Luau

 

 

* Image from Hawaii's Big Island Visitor Bureau (BIVB)

PSG030612
UJDM022414

Whether looking to travel across the Australian Outback, the Canadian Rockies or historic Europe, these opulent trains will let travelers see the countryside in comfort.
Enter to win a trip to the posh Waldorf-Astoria Chicago, including round-trip airfare, daily breakfast and a credit for a luxe spa experience.