Puako Beach

Puako Beach
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Phone (808) 323-4322
Address Puako Beach Dr, Waimea, HI 96743
A long, narrow white sand beach.

• Type: Protected From Open Ocean • Type: Shady • Type: Tide Pools • Sand Type: White • Parking: Street only
• Good For: Snorkeling • Good For: Turtle Sightings

Puako Beach is located at Puako Bay and is a white sand beach that is fairly well protected from the open ocean by a large offshore reef. The reef can create some good snorkeling close to it while in others the waters might be a little on the cloudy side. If it's windy expect the water to be a little on the rough and choppy side.

Parking here is limited to whatever you can find on the street, without parking on somebody's personal property or blocking access to their driveways. You will find a few spots to access the beach, and if you look at our map pinpoint you'll find that it's inline with one of the easier to find shoreline access areas.

This isn't a beach too many people drive out to use so it will primarily be used by locals who live in the area. You're actually close to much better beaches so if this isn't to your liking just drive a bit further to Waialea Bay (Beach 69) or Hapuna Beach State Park instead.