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... for fresh fish and we headed home to put groceries away. Off we went for lunch to the Beer place- Kona Brewing Co. Had a glass of wine and ordered their best 2 seller pizzas. It was a half and half 10 inch pizza so purrfect. Both were soooo good! One had Mac nuts on it. We stopped off at another market that we've yet to see. Saw some cool tee shirts for Mini Eric. Then it was home to melt and a late dinner, and now my eyes are closing and its not yet nine. ...
... We drove through a beautiful, beach front neighborhood before landing at a nice little park on a coral beach. This beach is located directly off a coral reef so all that washes ashore are huge hunks of beautiful white coral. They mix with the natural, black lava and create a salt and pepper effect on the shore. Be warned: this beach is very rocky and should not be attended without footware (unless you want the most abrasive pedicure, ...
... parking lot". There were locals there selling cold beverages. I asked Ed if there was a bathroom somewhere. He said yes! I asked where? He said just behind those bushes :-) I asked what if people walk there. He said nobody would walk there. So I had to go. Unfortunately the morning water seems to go through my body very fast and there was no bathroom along this stretch of road .... :-(
A short distance from the green sand beach was the south point, ...
... invite to their presentation. Having made it abundantly clear that the last thing we were going to do with our limited time was waste it at a time share presentation, we did walk away with a discount card that worked in many of the local restaurants. So armed with this, it was out to eat and we found a great restaurant just down the road and got 20% off. Result…
Now off to bed as we are up early again tomorrow to go see ...
... don't get off.
It is very pretty with some sandy beaches, and it reminded us of Natal south coast. Massive waves and at Sunset beach they have the world surfing championships. Many shacks selling cooked shrimps (prawns to us) on route from the shrimp farms.
We stayed at Waikiki beach and it was everything we expected and more, it is fabulous. Palm trees, white sand, beautiful people, shop, restaurants and unfortunately homeless people.
Other places to stay in Kailua-Kona
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $150
- No no no no no!!!! Don't stay here!
- Not the value you hoped for...
- My Wife Remembers
75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- Hidden Quality
- Stayed there for 13 days
- Excellent budget hotel
75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $119
- If you are on a budget......
- Never Again
- Pleasant Stay
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $135
75-6000 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $46
- NOT alot of Bang for your Buck
- Right on the water in Sea Village condo #3317
- Nice, quiet place
75-5968 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $56
- Not special
- The Pearl of Kona