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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

4.1
#1 of 205 in Beaches in Hawaii
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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. Put Waikiki Beach into our Honolulu trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Honolulu.
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TripAdvisor
  • A great beach with amazing water. Cleaner now with fewer people and a more relaxed vibe. Lots of beaches on Oahu, but if staying in Waikiki this is a no-brainer.  more »
  • Being 100% honest, I only gave 4 stars due to often times, (more specifically at night) there was a pretty intense urine smell in certain areas, but all in all it was lovely. Sometimes it felt a bit.....  more »
  • Waikiki Beach is beautiful especially on a hot sunny day. We got to see some of the famous sites and of course enjoy the water. The boardwalk was calming and people were really nice. I would...  more »
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  • Come here at least once in your life
  • Nice famous beach but you can find nicer beaches in Oahu
  • Another awesome beach to visit as well as relaxing for a tan or to swim!!!
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