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Sans Souci Beach Park

2863 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Quiet beach

This is a beach where you will find more people that really want the water. Serious swimmers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Terry E
Saskatoon, Canada
The best beach in Waikiki BUT

This is a gorgeous family beach frequented by locals far from the madding crowds of central Waikiki... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located at the Diamond Head (east) end of Waikiki, this beach is disabled accessible.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good51%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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2863 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beach where you will find more people that really want the water. Serious swimmers , stand up paddleboards, small catamarrans, and kayaks It is away from your he street noise and close to Diamond head

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gorgeous family beach frequented by locals far from the madding crowds of central Waikiki BUT it has become some kind of dog beach because neither the life guards nor the police do their jobs. Dogs are NOT ALLOWED in the park and...More

Thank FrederickWentworth
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Another nice park close to the buzz of the city, but much more serene. A good place to relax, take a swim or just walk around. Has some nice banyon trees with open spaces. A good place to go that has some breathing space compared...More

Thank Randy2353
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a very nice, relatively small beach area near K park. It is away from Waikiki so it is not as busy and much quieter. Decent basic snorkeling depending upon the day. Lifeguard present. Ask lifeguard about any currents if swimming or snorkeling. A...More

Thank thornhillr59
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

5 minutes walk from Kuhio beach. No construction or traffic noise were heard. I found the snorkeling there to be surprisingly good! I wasn't expecting much right in Waikiki. It was pretty rocky and we didn't go far, but my daughter had great time.

Thank usapa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Hear me out. This is a very easy to visit snorkel spot. I would suggest it for beginners and those who are a bit shy of the open ocean. This is a beach used by many locals, a short walk away from Waikiki and Kuhio...More

1  Thank Snorkeldad007
Reviewed 25 January 2017

If you are looking for a more mellow beach in Waikiki where more locals hang out, this is the beach you want to check out to avoid the busy crowd in Waikiki! From main beach in Waikiki at the end of Kapahulu Ave, you head...More

Thank Brubunce
Reviewed 15 January 2017

At the quiet eastern end of Kalakaua Avenue. The Kaimana/San Souci beach is a small beach in front of the The New Otani / Kamana Beach Hotel and the eastern end of the Natatorium. There is a small sandy beach area for sitting, wading, and...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you want to see how locals enjoy a day on the beach, this is the place. Located opposite Kapiolani Park, near the Zoo, you have showers/bathroom/changing facilities. The waves are mild and you can paddle board or swim.

Thank uncoco
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The beach here is my favorite of the 8 sections that comprise Waikiki Beach. It is quiet, the waters are calm, and the beach is not obstructed by hotels. A lovely of all the beaches on the island as that they are free to the...More

Thank warren D
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