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Waikiki Beach

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Neighbourhood: Waikiki
As featured in 3 Days in Oahu and 17 other guides
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Address: Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number:
0862211885
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Oahu's most popular beach.

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US$99.00*
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
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US$24.00*
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Sea Turtle and Tropical Fish Snorkeling Adventure
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US$78.53*
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Private Group Stand-Up Paddling Lessons

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World Famous for a Reason

First, be aware that Waikiki is a man-made beach. The sand looks that way -smooth and fine - because it has been designed that way. That being said, Waikiki beach and its... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Simi Valley, California
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to this beach every time we come to Honolulu. We rent lounge chairs and an umbrella and stay for hours. The water is so nice, clear and blue. The temperatures are fantastic. While you are in the city of high rises and lots of people you can still find a slice of heaven.

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Alma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Little did I know that most of the beaches in Hawaii were rocky. This beach was very crowded and it was rocky. I scratched up my toe on the rocks. It was very beautiful and relaxing.

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Columbus, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Waikiki is a beautiful beach but it is very crowded. If you like a beach full of people, this is the one for you. There is also plenty to do just steps off the beach. If your looking for something a little more private, try the beaches on the east side of the island.

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canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We found space to lay out on the sand. It is quite shallow for a ways which is nice for just floating on the waves. Very clean, clear and warm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes the view is out of this world! We were in Waikiki for three weeks and loved every minute if it. We went to the beach almost everyday. There are benches there if you do not want to be in the sun. You can sit there to read a book and there is a wonderful breeze off the water. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just love it! Beautiful setting, safe, close to all attractions in Waikiki! What's not to like!! Love the greenery surrounding the beach that you can use without being on the sand! Grab a coffee across the road and set yourself down for a great time!

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Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very beautiful beaches, with tealish blue water, a couple of fishes for snorkelers to enjoy. Nice waves for surfers, even if they are not that high... A strike hard sun thought. Bring yourself good sunscreen.

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Hastings
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is always so heavily mentioned in songs, movies, dreams...........but really? Lots of people, lots of homeless people and not a lot of beach! I don't get the draw. I like less crowded beaches with wide sandy areas. This is not it! It will do but there's a lot better in Hawaii!

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Yucaipa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First, be aware that Waikiki is a man-made beach. The sand looks that way -smooth and fine - because it has been designed that way. That being said, Waikiki beach and its surroundings is a wonderland of tourism. You can find pretty much any (expensive) item you desire within a few blocks of the beach. There are excellent restaurants, world-class... More 

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is clean and right across the street from several hotels so there is easy access. Also present are some historic statues. I was approached by a drug dealer on the street by the beach, so be careful.

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