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Waikiki Beach

Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Oahu's most popular beach.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed yesterday

This Beach is Iconic, Think second world war,care free day in the sun and tropical warm water Ukeleles and wahine performing the Hula. The Bikini had just been invented and Dukes was just a shack on the beach. Then came Pearl harbour attack and everything...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although this beach is rather slim (i.e. Not much space between the promenade and water) it is immaculately clean with plenty of shade as well. The water is clean and safeC with swimming-like pools created which break the waves to create a more pleasant experience.

1  Thank 0908267
Reviewed yesterday

Not generally my scene to go to a beach like this, but much like seeing Hollywood when you're in LA, it's too iconic to miss. My son is a surfer, so a visit to this beach was a must. Kind of fun to have a...More

1  Thank Ann R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I travel a lot, but my week in Waikiki was by far the best vacation I've ever been on! Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank aasher8
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach is really breathtaking. From the early hours of the day until sunset AMAZING. Be careful though with all the box jellyfish that come to the shore 9-10 days after a full moon. If they sting you though it only lasts 10 mins and...More

1  Thank Darci J
Reviewed yesterday

Spent a few days at the beach in Waikiki, I even managed to take a surfing lesson with cousin Duke. It almost got up on 2 legs and travelled about 30-40 metres. Water temperature was beautiful and the surf was quite manageable. I recommend spending...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed yesterday

Loved that you could rent floaties, chairs and umbrellas to avoid the stress of taking it yourself. Water clear and nice and deep for pleasant swimming.

1  Thank J12M13
Reviewed 2 days ago

Swim in the ocean, surf the smaller waves, lay on the beach, play with your children in the sand, and enjoy the safe atmosphere of this beautiful location.

1  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Of course when you are in Honolul you have to go to Waikiki Beach. Yes, it is nice but I have seen much better beaches. Go and watch the sunset there as it is quite spectatcular.

1  Thank Patti H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sure it's beautiful, but it's filled with resorts that take away from the true beauty that the island can offer. I suggest getting an AirBnB, a rental car and taking a drive, you'll find much more peaceful places.

1  Thank Peter B
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Treaanor C
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Response from 153tylerw | Reviewed this property |
There is an Alamo rental car a block from the Westin Resort.
Derwin P
4 June 2017|
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Response from Elvavb | Reviewed this property |
you can take one of the catamarans ;)
Joan B
11 May 2017|
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Response from Chrisbliss21 | Reviewed this property |
I've been to Waikiki beach practically every summer since my early teens and I've never needed water/reef shoes. The sand isn't powder smooth, it feels a bit grainy, but it's not enough to cut/break skin. I've gone out... More