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Pololu Beach

big island/kohala
Beaches/Public Recreational

, 96755

Breathtaking View, Trails

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Breathtaking View, Trails

Pololu  Beach

The Big Island's Northern Sight

Nestled at the northern tip of the island, Pololu Beach is a hidden gem awaiting adventurous souls seeking an awe-inspiring experience. As the final destination of Highway 270, this pristine beach and its accompanying viewpoint offer a panoramic vista that will leave you in absolute awe. While its allure is undeniable, it's essential to note that Pololu Beach is not your typical swimming or snorkeling spot due to its high surf and challenging currents.

To reach this coastal paradise, visitors embark on a 15 to 20-minute trek from the Pololu Valley Overlook, situated 400 feet above the beach. However, here's a word of caution: the ascent back may not be as effortless or quick, so prepare accordingly. Despite its natural beauty, Pololu Beach lacks the convenience of facilities, and parking options are limited.

Pololu Beach, with its rugged terrain and dramatic coastal scenery, has become a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and unspoiled Hawaiian experience. As you plan your journey, keep in mind that Pololu Beach's isolation and natural conditions make it an ideal locale for hikers and nature enthusiasts, but not necessarily for those seeking a traditional beach day. The allure of this beach lies in its unspoiled natural beauty and breathtaking views, making it a favorite spot for photographers, hikers, and those who yearn for the serenity of untouched landscapes.

So, if you're ready to trade crowded shores for a tranquil, scenic escape, Pololu Beach beckons with its untamed beauty and the promise of an unforgettable adventure. Make sure to include it on your itinerary, and savor the rugged allure of this Hawaiian treasure.

Pololu  BeachThe Big Island's Northern SightNestled at the northern tip of the island, Pololu B ....

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