White Sands Beach

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White Sands Beach 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, nature trips, and surfing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

0.1 miles
0 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

nature trips






22 days ago

Short beach stroll, morning surfers, and quite a few "beach sleepers."

1 month ago

not much of a trail, homeless in the brush to the south..... the small beach has amazing waves for surfing.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Not a hike, and fairly small beach

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The beach is crowded, close to the street, and very small. This was my least favorite beach I visited.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

incredibly beautiful beach but not a hike

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Beautiful beach.

Saturday, June 03, 2017

I love this beach but it is definitely not a place to go hiking.

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!

road biking
3 months ago

6 months ago