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Malaekahana Beach Campground

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a great experience overall. Tent sites are very windy, 24h/24h. But, you get the beach just for you ! Cons : (to the owner) : it's ok to close the entrance gate during the night to keep the campground quiet... but the access to get out should be always available. In case of emergency or other personal good reason,...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in a vehicle camping site. The site was amazing, right next to a lazy river with sea water flowing up it so a nice sandy bottom, great for kids as there was no risk from waves. The beach is long with beautiful sand. Flush toilet nearby was nice as were the outdoor showers (cold but manageable)....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I cannot even put into words how much of an awesome place this was! My partner and I rented a cabin right on the beach front in early February 2016. We had a comfortable night sleep every night, falling asleep to the sound of the waves. We had a great picnic table/fire pit combo with friendly neighbours, but we were...

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2Thank GinniLeonard
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to camp! It was perfect for our family of five with twin 7 yr olds and a 4 yr old. We stayed in hale 2 practically on the beach first and fit comfortably in the hut and a small tent outside. Then moved to a plantation suite (S4) for the last few days and had plenty of space...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The best thing we liked about this place was the location. very easy to get to the beach. you can rent all sort of water equipment from the office. the camp ground was maintained very well in general. Things to improve: -**They have a rule of no driving after 7pm and the gates are all locked at 7pm. Unfortunately, there...

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Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We rented a campsite that was near the beach and the bathroom. Parking was great for our site and we were right next to the beach. We pitched two tents, bought all the needed items and had a great stay. Security came around after 8pm to check on the number of people at the campsite. The bathroom was tidy and...

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1Thank lprstn
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

After reading some of the older reviews, I want sure what to expect. Pros: Amazing views Hales are well kept Close to other north shore attractions Cost conscious Cons Gates are physically locked from 7-7. This prevented us from getting into Honolulu for an early hike ( planning ahead and parking outside the gate would have remedied) Spotty cell coverage...

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Thank Garrette G
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Affordable spot with stunning views. A perfect beach spot. We were only able to stay for one night, but wished we could have spent another. Book a few days in advance if possible. There are also excellent hikes within a short drive from this place, so it serves as a base camp.

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Arrived late and found out that the gates closed at 7.00pm so we had 10mins to get some food and bed down for the night in our "suite" that we paid almost $200 per night AUS for which, when we checked in, was very average. No basin, indoor shower etc - only a toilet and 2 beds. Not even a...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Although I like tent camping, my husband's choice of a cabin (S4) was a good one especially since we are almost 80 years old. We experienced three windy days, one overnight storm and rain.Took long walks along the beach. Daytime sunny. We enjoyed the peace and cool air and total relaxation. The cabin had three beds, electricity in all rooms,...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Malaekahana Park at Kahuku is a public campground with cabins available. It is a privately managed, non-profit organization. No state permit required to camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malaekahana Beach Campground

Address: 56-335 Kamehameha Highway, Laie, Oahu, HI 96762 (Formerly Malaekahana State Recreation Area)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Laie
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Malaekahana State Recreation Area Hotel Laie
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“Cabins towards the southern end are closer to the beach and further from kids areas.”
  • Our little cabin from behind! The sand just a step away.
  • Taken from the little porch of our cabin, our picnic table while we set up the hammock!
 of 5 bubbles GinniLeonard, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best beach”
 of 5 bubbles elitistdave, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You may as well just get a campsite. Suites are overrated.”
 of 5 bubbles nadarobillard, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try cabin S1, S2 or S3, a little more private. Cabins are very basic.”
 of 5 bubbles Ingrid70, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Not a hotel, but accommodation that didnt fit into categories! Perfect for singles, couples and family. No dogs allowed”
 of 5 bubbles Webaroni, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
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