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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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  • Everyone thinks that Honolulu means Waikiki beach, and yes, it IS the site of some old movies and 70 years ago where the stars used to stay. Now, well, it's a nice beach, but so crowded , rocky at the...  more »
  • The beach itself is OK. Lots of rocks and coral just off shore. Stepped on a sea urchin- Ouch!! Choose this location if you want lots to do with lots of shopping and nightlife.  more »
  • Good beach for swimming, people watching and surfing. No snorkeling. The beach will get very crowded and has a very downtown feel. Not my favorite by any means but if your into sitting on the beach an...  more »