Alula Beach - United States, Hawaii, Kailua Kona

Basic Details


24 / 7


0.24 mi




Parking Available


277 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA


Located on the west coast of the Big Island, Alula Beach is a small, secluded beach that is perfect for those looking for a quiet escape. The beach is approximately 200 feet long and has golden sand.


The beach has no lifeguards, and there are no restrooms or other amenities available, so it is recommended to come prepared.


The beach is perfect for a wide range of activities including swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling


Parking at Alula Beach is limited, and there is only street parking available. However, parking is free of charge. It is recommended to arrive early in the morning to secure a spot.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Alula Beach is also known as "Magic Sands Beach" due to the sand's tendency to vanish during high tide, leaving only a rocky shore.


There are no tourist attractions or hiking trails near Alula Beach, but it is a great place to relax and soak up the sun.


Nearby restaurants include Da Poke Shack, which serves delicious poke bowls, and Huggo's On The Rocks, which offers a variety of seafood dishes and cocktails.


There are several hotels near Alula Beach, including the Royal Kona Resort, which offers oceanfront rooms and a spa, and the Kona Seaside Hotel, which is located in the heart of Kailua-Kona and has a pool and restaurant.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 87/100

Alula Beach provides free parking at the entrance, although spaces are limited. Visitors can also find street parking nearby for easy access to the beach.

No, Alula Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Alula Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Alula Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

Alula Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

No, Alula Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Alula Beach does not have nearby food options – please plan your beach day accordingly.

Alula Beach is renowned for its vibrant beach scene, offering various activities for everyone to enjoy Hiking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling.

Alula Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

Yes, bring your dog with you to Alula Beach!

Alula Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.