Surfing in Kahalu’u Beach, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA

Skill level:
Beginners and advanced
Wave quality:
Regional classic
Kailua Kona is located in the North Kona District, Hawaii. It is a lively seaside town with sunny tropical weather all year long and lies at the bottom of the Hualalai Volcano.

The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivation and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes in the south of the main town. Along the sea side, there are shops and schools to buy or rent surfing gear, as well as take lessons if you are a beginner.

Kahalu’u beach is located at the Kahalu’u Beach Park and it is very easy to find. It has a regional classic wave quality suitable for all surfers and perfect for beginners. The sea is reef coral and is the largest grey sand beach in Kona.

The pace of the wave is powerful and fun and the size of the swell starts working at less than 1 m/3 ft and holds up to 3 m/10 ft sometimes. Kahalu’u Beach is very popular so during weekends the spot is very crowded. Surfers should be careful of rip currents, urchins and sharp rocks.