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Carlsmith Beach Park

Suitable for:
Everyone, Nature lover, Families, Couples
Insider tip or tourist spot?
Well known, but not overcrowded
TouriSpot
Insider Tip
Allow time:
1.5 Hours
Optimal arrival time:
10:00 Clock
Cost:
free
Suitable for:
Everyone, Nature lover, Families, Couples
Insider tip or tourist spot?
Well known, but not overcrowded
TouriSpot
Insider Tip
Allow time:
1.5 Hours
Optimal arrival time:
10:00 Clock
Cost:
free

Details of the beach

Ausstattung am Carlsmith Beach Park
(Available: Toilets, Lifeguard)
The beach is popular for:
(Known for: Chill, Swimming, Snorkeling)
Beach material
Rocks
Sand color
Black
Area
89000 sqm
Entry into the sea
flat
Sight in the sea
Very clear

Current weather and surf conditions

Stand from: 4. July 2022, 02:43:46
Weather
77° Fahrenheit
Light Rain
Wind: East at 8.1 MPH (7 KT)
Surf Conditions
4-6 feet
Nearshore: low
Offshore: high

Carlsmith Beach Park - description

At a distance of about 5 km from Hilo airport, you would hardly expect such a wonderful place. The bathing spot is crisscrossed by lava rocks and forms a dreamlike backdrop for snorkeling and relaxing. The sea here shows itself in a bright green-blue; with the lush green of the coconut palms and tropical trees, the color play of this maritime landscape seems almost picturesque.

This beach park is more of a bathing bay with tide pools, as there are mostly rocks and green areas, but hardly any sand. Access to the water is safe and convenient with stairs with handrails. It is a great place to dive into Hawaii's colorful underwater world.

Due to the natural rock walls, the waves are kept away and allow safe and quiet swimming, snorkeling and splashing even for smaller children.

The spot is also popular with green sea turtles. They can be seen here both underwater and on the rocks, on which they like to lie down to sunbathe.

Parking is possible free of charge on the street or at a gravel parking lot about 50- 100 meters away.

What we say

Tommy
The blue-green lagoon of Carlsmith Beach Park is also a popular destination among locals, especially for families. However, due to its spaciousness, it is not too crowded here.
Our checklist & tips:
  • Safe snorkeling even for the little ones
  • Turtle Guarantee
  • Free parking on the street
  • Bring camping chairs
  • Possibly wear bathing shoes
  • Stop at the Seaside Restaurant at Lokowaka Pond

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Map and contact data

Longitude: -155.026000000000
Latitude: 19.736100000000

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