1. Makalawena Beach
Best beaches on Big Island Hawaii Makalawena Beach lies in Kalaoa region. The white sand, lava rocks, and tranquil waves are the main attractions here.
The beach is a part of Puu Alii Bay which is not accessible via road. Visitors need to take a hike over the lava flows via a 2.7 miles out-and-back trail to reach here.
To reach the destination, you need to start your journey far north of Kekaha Kai's Mahaiula Beach. A rocky path near the clump of palm trees leads to Makalawena after a 20-minute hike.
Makalawena is one of the most beautiful oceanfront areas on the entire island. Furthermore, the place with pristine waters is rich in marine life.
This secluded oceanfront area is a great place to unwind and have fun with friends and family. You can get in the water to swim, snorkel or just lie down in the sun.