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Your Guide To Shark's Cove

Situated just past Waimea Bay heading towards Turtle Bay Resort, you’ll find Shark’s Cove. With its stretching tide pool that opens into a gorgeous cove, you’ll find this locale an ideal place to take the family snorkeling. The waters in the cove are literally bubbling over with fish (despite its name, you won’t find any sharks in the lagoon) and the cove has proven to be such a treasure that Scuba Diving Magazine named it in their top 12 shore dives in the world list.

While the cove can get a bit congested at times, once you’re surrounded by the majestic sea life that calls the cove home, you won’t notice the other snorkelers or divers. Parking is available on the road adjacent to the cove, but if the water is calm and there’s no swell, we recommend arriving early before it fills up. Sharks Cove snorkeling equipment can be rented at Turtle Bay for the entire family.


Fresh Fun at North Shore Farmers' Markets

Oahu's North Shore is home to some of the freshest produce on Oahu. Here’s a breakdown of the North Shore, Oahu farmers markets and schedules you need to check out and what you can find there.  Keep in mind, all of our rooms come with fridges, so you can keep your items fresh!

Haleiwa Farmer’s Market, Waimea Valley
Mingle with locals enjoying pau hana (getting off work) at this large farmers market located in legendary Waimea Valley. Live music, fresh produce, island jewelry, poke (raw fish) bowls, grass-fed burgers and more!
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Three Signs You're Becoming A North Shore Local

“If the wave breaks here, don’t be there.” This classic line from the cult movie North Shore uttered by the legendary character Turtle in the film sums up so much of the North Shore experience. If this is your mantra, you’re a North Shore insider. It’s simple, yet foreboding. It the waves breaks here, don’t be there. If only we could all heed this advice come winter.