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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
(3.7/5 based on 9,500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Happening spot, free flow out to the beach and ocean. Walls lined with photos of Hawaii's King of Surfing, Duke Kahanmoku. 
  • We enjoyed a few visits to this beach. Nice to walk around, wade, swim, sit, and people-watch. I would not want to be here in high season, it would be a zoo. Be careful of leaving valuables around. Th...  more »
  • Helpful, not even one if you go to Hawaii, you absolutely should. Sunset, you can see a beautiful blue sea we went during the day and guests can enjoy different views going on!
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