Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area in Oceano, is the only California state park to allow Off-highway vehicles (OHV's) to drive on the beach. It is also the only stretch of coastline in Central California where cars are allowed on the beach. Five and a half miles of beach open for driving cars (all-wheels), a large area of sand dunes open for OHV's, legal beach camping and other recreational activities.
Wai'anapanapa State Park is located in Hana on the eastern side of Maui island, just off Hana highway. It features some of the most uniques sites like black sand beach, lava tubes, blow holes, caves and gorgeous ocean views.
Punalu'u beach is the largest and one of the most popular black sand beaches in Hawaii. It is located on the southern end of Big Island close to the small town of Na'alehu. It is known for its jet black sands, coconut palm lined shores and sea turtles.
Big Beach at Makena State Park is no doubt one of the prettiest and dreamiest beaches on Maui. The gorgeous soft sand and stunning blue-green water is insanely beautiful.
Some of the most spectacular beaches on earth are in the Hawaiian Islands. Each unique in color, character and purpose, you could find the perfect one to suit your vacation needs. Having said that, beaches in Hawaii are known for strong currents and notorious waves. It is important to be well aware of the dangers and be sure of yourself before stepping foot in the water, otherwise a great vacation can soon become a nightmare.
Kaihalulu Beach, commonly known as Red Sand Beach, is a beautiful secluded cove on the eastern coast of Maui, just south of Hana Bay. Getting to this beach is a small adventure by itself but the reward waiting in the end is jaw-dropping. This isolated beach, yet so close to Hana town, is well worth a visit on a "road to Hana" drive.
Papakolea beach popularly known as Green Sand beach is one of our favorite beaches among all our travel destinations. This secluded shore of crystals like green sand close to the southern most point of the United States is simply out of this world. The green sand that gives this beach its name, is made up of fragments of a rich green mineral called Olivine, black lava rock and white corals. It is one of the only four green sand beaches in the entire world.
Kaimu Beach Park is one with rich history located in Puna district on the southeastern end of the Island of Hawaii. It was once a popular black sand beach with fine sand, coconut palm lined shores and high surf.
Two decades ago the lava flow from Kilauea eruption completely destroyed Kaimu town and the beach burying the entire area in more than 50ft of lava. Months of continuous lava flow created new land pushing the shoreline out into the ocean. This beach is a perfect example of natures cycle of destruction and rebirth over the years, now trying to recreate the lost black sand beach all over again.
Paraiso meaning "Paradise", this beach is truly a paradise on earth. One of the most stunning white sand beaches with beautiful turquoise waters on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico. Unlike some of the beaches in Playa Del Carmen, this one has a very relaxed vibe and our most favorite as well.