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Lanikai Beach

Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This beach was absolutely beautiful. The water was clear and amazing, parking was a bit of a hassle though but worth it. Busy but not Waikiki busy so it was easy to find a spot to set our things down and tan etc.

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is beautiful, white sand, clear water and amazing views, it's always crowded so make you to leave early to find a parking spot since there's no parking lot.

Thank luvin s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the day and it is fantastic! Lots of people and parking will be a challenge. The beach is wonderful.

Thank sssolos15
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice beach. I have been both times I have come to Oahu and will certainly go again in the future. It is very picturesque and I believe often rated one of the most beautiful beaches in America. Both times I have...More

Thank Sarah3260
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive the loop around the Lanikai area & park essentially in front of people's houses where you can parallel park in. Saw cops ticketing & towing cars illegally parked while there. We ended up parking around the housing on the other side of the hill...More

Thank Rich807
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite beach in Oahu! Nice white powder beach, not that broad. The water is very clear, calm and the colours are amazing. Good for family with kids. During the week not so busy. Go early to park your car in one of the streets....More

1  Thank sunraytjes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe the best beach I have ever been. Very very beautiful and very romantic. Fantastic clear blue water. Not overcrowded so you have onough privacy.

Thank Loubik2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great drive up to the North Shore where you'll find Lanikai. The beach is truly beautiful, very clean water, cooler than Waikiki, gorgeous homes to look at right on the beach. Apparently ex President Obama took his family holidays here each year, I can understand...More

Thank VickiD1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clear, blue, calm water with great views. Great swim beach. We got there at 5:45 am to do family pictures and get the sunrise in the pics. I'd suggest going early so you can find parking on the street. Water is calm enough for SUP...More

1  Thank lovestobike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lanikai Beach is an awesome setting near Kailua. There are the usual challenges to park- worth trying. Walk or drive the Lanikai loop. It's well worth the time and energy. There are several exceptional viewpoints.

1  Thank Babs301
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Ana E
12 July 2017|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
Not Lanikai or Kailua.
27 February 2017|
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Response from TravelisMe | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple things that you need to take into consideration. Depending on when you come, the Kailua side of Oahu can be cooler while the sun will be a sure thing on the Waikiki side. The Lanaki beach is beautiful... More
Bianca R
16 July 2016|
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Response from yellowboxfish10 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there's any transport directly to the beach. There may be to Kailua beach park which isn't too far but I don't remember seeing buses there either. I would recommend hiring a car for at least 2 days if based in... More