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41 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1299
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thats why Hawaii is famous for, the sun and the turquoise waters and the beach. And Waimanalo is the best of them all. Clear water gorgeous views perfect place to wind up and relx. A must visit item on my list for Honolulu...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 258kamrana
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter was married here, and I return every time I visit Oahu...one of the top 5 beaches in the world

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eric D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was practically deserted the day we visited. It's a lovely beach to walk on. We parked on Laumilo Street and accessed the beach on one of many public pathways between houses.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Patty Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably my favourite beach in Oahu. Oahu has a lot of great but this one probably has the nicest blue water. And not too crowded as well. Would recommend a visit here!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ralphygoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in an Airbnb close to this beach.Got to be rated one of the best in Oahu.Peaceful sandy beach with just the roar of the ocean.Utterly stunning.Spending 8 days here was not nearly enough.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lynnp633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this beach around 3pm or 4pm so people were starting to leave. We parked in the parking lot of the beach park. First of all, the sand was like powder! Some of the other nice beaches around town are corse and filled...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank biancaloves27
Reviewed 10 September 2019

This was my family's first trip to Hawaii (Oahu) and during our 10 day stay, we visited quite a few beaches, but Waimanolo Beach was by far the best and our favorite! Powdery white sand, clear blue water, not overcrowded (even on weekends). The ocean...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TiffaniLoves2Travel
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

This is probably my absolute favorite beach on Oahu. The sand is soft, water is blue, green mountains create the perfect scenic backdrop for a family beach day. Parking is easy, some people are concerned about the homeless tents, but we felt very safe at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
3  Thank I1536RYchristinep
Reviewed 10 August 2019

We stayed a block away from entrance into Waimanalo beach. Very beautiful, fun to jump the waves and boogie board, and very few people. Love this side of the island!

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank pnw_and_palapas
Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Very long stretch of beautiful sandy beach with lots of shades and easy parking, utility access. It has the amazing mountain backdrop on the side and back. Locals come here to camp, fishing. On Oahu, we love this beach and Kailua beach the most for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Vintorix | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but beaches can get very busy depending on the day and time of day with designated parking filling fast. Waimanalo kind of fits this description but parking places seem to open up on a regular basis. As long as you... More
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a home on Waimanalo Beach down from the camping area in March 2017. There were some homeless people staying more along the beachline in makeshift tents but they were harmless and very nice. They mostly kept to... More
19 January 2017|
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Response from bobster4u | Reviewed this property |
I visits in November 2016 and some individuals were living in makeshift housing towards the Makapu'u side of the beach area. We walked down the beach towards the Bellows Beach side and felt safe. The presence of a manned... More