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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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  • We enjoy for a few days because you get what you expect. There are nice hotels, restaurants and great beach. Don't expect any real bargains except the outstanding bus transposition. Around the island ...  more »
  • Weathered and devoid of romance, it's clean and safe but not really the must see that it may have been once.  more »
  • This stretch of beach is always lovely! Never crowded, white beach, warm water, and shopping galore!  more »