One Of The Country's Best Spots For Collecting Sea Shells Is Tunnels Beach In Hawaii
The Hawaiian Islands are home to 750 miles of stunning coastline — putting the island state behind Alaska, Florida, and California when it comes to coastline length. While among that coastline you will find countless rock formations and sea cliffs, the beaches are what truly matter. In addition to being one of the most picturesque stretches of sand in the Aloha State, this Kauai beach is also one of the country’s best for collecting seashells. Ready for an adventure? Let’s go visit one of the best shelling beaches in Hawaii!
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Best Shelling Beaches In Hawaii
Are there seashells in Hawaii?
Yes! With hundreds of miles of coastline, you are bound to find several beaches that are perfect for collecting seashells in Hawaii. However, if you want to find something a little unique, hunt for sea glass while walking along Hawaii’s Ke Iki Beach. This beautiful beach offers gorgeous views but be aware that the shore break can be a bit much. However, this is what brings shards of glass to shore and gives you the most beautiful — and colorful — sand collection. Plus, if you look closely, you’ll find little shells and bits of coral in its mix.
Are there any hidden beaches in Hawaii?
While there are certainly beaches where you’ll be surrounded by other individuals, if you know where to look, you can enjoy a day in the water and sun with a little peace and quiet. To help you find and enjoy some of the best beaches in Hawaii, we put together a hidden beaches road trip. This road trip takes place on Oahu and features 10 secluded, yet absolutely beautiful beaches that are just waiting to be explored. If you do choose to tackle this road trip, we suggest breaking it up into multiple days so you can spend time at each beach and you never feel like you have to rush.
What Hawaii attractions should I place on my bucket list?
It is hard to narrow down the things to see and do in Hawaii into a single list. In fact, there are hundreds of attractions that should be placed on your Hawaii bucket list. But, if you want to truly see the Aloha State from a new perspective and you don’t want to miss any of its main highlights, check out this list of 30 places in Hawaii that you must see before you die. This is a great starting place for when you decide to visit (or live!) on the islands.