This two-mile stretch of sand backing the Wailua Golf Course near Kapa'a is rarely crowded. Swimming is generally good but currents and surf have to be monitored. This is a nice spot to get a spot all to yourself. There is no lifeguard and the only facilities are at the southern end of the beach.

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To reach Nukoli'i Beach take Highway 50 south from Wailua. Turn right on the dirt road just past mile marker 4. You can drive to the beach.

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