White Sands Beach Walk

EASY 1 reviews
#1 of 1 trails in

White Sands Beach Walk is a 0.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kailua Kona, Hawaii that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and surfing and is best used from September until February.

0.1 miles
6 feet
Out & Back

kid friendly





scenic driving
Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Not aware if there is a hiking trail here, but Magic Sands Beach (AKA Disapearing Sands Beach) is famous for its beautiful, abundant, fine white sand getting periodically washed out to sea during storms, mostly in the winter months, exposing the huge lava boulders along the shore, thus rendering it temporarily impossible for swimming. But the popular sand volleyball court remains intact year round. Eventually the sand returns (thus its names,) and the many body surfers, swimmers and sunbathers to the tiny (c.200 ft. long) beach. Beware of the deceptively strong wave activity and do not harass the endangered honu (Hawaiian sea turtles) that appear from time to time!