This easy to find beach (just past mile marker 20 on the highway to the east of the island) was well suited to families. There were a few local families and a couple holidayers there. It is rocky underfoot so if you have tender feet (like we all do in my family) water shoes are a must. The water is... 更多
At the East End of Molokai, Murphy's Beach is a beautiful spot. We visited during the week when there was only one other family at the beach. There are no facilities here. In the spring water is choppy and it can get very windy, but it is as far away from the hustle and bustle as you can get.
**Watch out for jelly fish!** We came here by recommendation from a local. There weren't a lot of people in the water (should've taken that as a clue). Water was warm & clear. Unfortunately hubby got stung by a jellyfish on his back . We did see a couple of monk seals which was cool.
Great beach, one of the more popular ones, where there might be more than a dozen cars! Traffic jam! Boarding, swimming, snorkeling. Whales common.
Water is very shallow, no more than three or four feet. There's a ton of coral, but I didn't see any that was alive. There were almost no fish. Be careful of undertow.
The options for snorkel from shore in Molokai are limited, Murphy beach is one of the few options. We saw turtles and some fish in 3 feet of water.
At the 20 mile marker at the eastern end of the island. Nice sandy beach for laying out. Fringing reef is only 200 or so yards out. Decent snorkeling with varieties of coral and quite a few varieties of colorful reef fish from small to large. It's fairly shallow so best to go at high tide (tide charts are on... 更多