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Waimea Bay, Haleiwa

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Featuring large waves and surfing competitions, Waimea Bay hugs a powdery beach bordered by tropical greenery. Depending on the weather, the ocean can be completely calm, or you can encounter 15 m (50 ft) waves. Visit the beach to lounge in the sun or have a picnic, or walk through the nearby gardens and look at the waterfalls. When the water is calm, you can also swim and snorkel. Beware of the local tradition of rock-jumping--although many visitors do it, the local authorities strictly advise against it. Parking space at the site is very limited. Plan to visit Waimea Bay during your Haleiwa vacation using our convenient Haleiwa itinerary planner.
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  • Get here early(before 0900) if you want to park on property. The beach can get crowded at times but the view of the ocean and the big waves coming in are worth your time. The Property is Lifeguarded b...  more »
  • A popular beach place, with wide open spaces, somewhat limited parking, but has a changing area. There are rocks to climb and jump off of too, which is fun for many photo ops. Lots of locals and touri...  more »
  • We were so keen to try the well known bay, but sadly like many beaches in Oahu, there is simply not enough parking. Small full carpark which we cruised for about 30mins till we gave up.  more »
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  • Waimea Bay, Hawaii · The beach is my happy place! 🏝 I feel so relaxed and at peace hearing · kaylatorok · @kaylatorok. The beach is my happy place! 🏝 I feel so relaxed and at peace hearing the waves crash and the wind howl, feeling the sand creep in between my toes and the warmth of the sun kissing my skin.
  • Can be crazy at some times of the year, but when the tourists are away and kids are in school, hands down one of my favorite places in the world to relax
  • This is beautiful, though be very careful if you jump off the Waimea Bay rock. The water is not deep and many people are injured from jumping off. Watch out for low tide.
  • If you can find a parking space, it is a wonderful scenic point and attraction. Be careful to lock your car and don't leave anything visible in the cabin as there is a high rate of car break-ins in places like this around the island.
  • Beautiful beach, one can also enjoy small & huge rocks in the sea, take care when you want to enjoy around rocks as they are sharp one me get injured, carry everything nothing available at beach, Waimea Valley is nearby at walkable distance, both beach and valley can be reached by road, car or public transport bus, every half an hour one clockwise and another anticlockwise bus available to and fro to Honolulu / Waikiki, both must visit places, enjoy, good-luck
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