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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
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Soak up Hawaii’s island charm while relaxing on the sandy shores of Waikiki Beach. Located on the south shore of Honolulu, the beach borders the well-known neighborhood of Waikiki, once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Known for its pristine white sand, bathtub temperatures, and spectacular views of the Diamond Head tuff cone, the beach serves as a popular place for watersports and sunbathing year-round. Try your hand at riding the waves with a surf lesson, or take a stroll along the boardwalk, where you will find a variety of oceanside dining options and street vendors. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Honolulu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Waikiki Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • How disappointing, the sand is not even a golden colour (have been told it is imported from Australia) it is only about a foot deep before you reach dirt, when you hire a beach umbrella someone has to...  more »
  • If you have kids then the wall out from the beach will be a magnet, pack the kids a mask and snorkel to swim along the wall and view the fish. Good cheap fun that combined with dodging waves as they s...  more »
  • Warm is warm, sand is clean, and its a great walk. I was there in December and while swimming, saw 3 sea turtles, an eel, and lots of fish.