Out to Sea: Alan Davis Beach

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Having heard about this place from many of my friends, I decided to head down there to see what the fuss was all about! Down there was a perfect, little beach!

I went with my friend Kaili and her family to this beach on Labor Day to hang out for the afternoon. We parked up by the Makapu’u Hike Trail and walked down the dirt and gravel path towards the sparkling water. Kaili and I walked ahead to snap some photos along the way!

After about 10 minutes, we reached the rocks and sand and I saw Alan Davis Beach for the first time. It was amazing, the sun was shining, the water was gorgeous and blue, and it was a beautiful day!

The small beach area is the perfect place for families and kids. There were also a few dogs running around. It’s shallow and the water is warm, great for youngins! There are also places to lie out, tan, and just relax. My boyfriend Conor joined me later, and we had fun taking pictures, having sand fights, and rolling around in the water.

But the best part about this beach is the telephone pole by the rocks! People go there to jump off of it and do flips and tricks. There are so many photo opportunities here! Jumping into the water is exhilarating; it’s just high enough to feel the rush of wind before you plunge into the crisp, cold water. This part of the beach has crystal clear water that’s great for underwater photos. There are lots of corals and rocks at the bottom to look at too. When I get my Krab, I’ll be heading back there to take pictures!

(Can you see the tiny guy jumping off of the pole?)

To climb up, all you have to do is climb the big rocks up to the top and you’re ready to jump again! I wasn’t able to get too many photos here because I don’t have an underwater camera yet. But for those of you that do have one, it’s an excellent spot!

For more on how to get to the beach, follow this link.

written by natalieerachel on 2011-10-17 in #world #locations #water #jump #select-type-of-location #escape #escape-from-the-city #beach #hawaii

6 Comments

  1. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    Haha, I'm actually not a huge fan of alan davis >< Not enough sand relaxing space for lazy ol me. But that pole is fun! For like the first few times haha xD

  2. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Haha really? I love laying in the shallow water, it's so soothing! Too bad they cut the pole recently :'(

  3. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    You know I never saw that part of the beach! I only saw the water that is around the pole...where there were only rocks and no sand. D: Maybe I didn't get ta that part. and what, they cut it?? I bet lotsa people are maddd.

  4. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    @dearjme Really?? That's the first part I saw haha, it's really fun to take pictures there with the dead trees and such!
    Mhmm they cut it because someone got hurt or something...obviously if you can't jump far enough, don't jump hahaha.

  5. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    Aww, Alex likes going there. I'll bet he's sad bout that. oooh dead trees, so artsy haha :)

  6. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    @dearjme Yeah I only got to go there once before they cut it :( But it's still a nice little beach!

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