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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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#2 of 131 in Beaches in Hawaii
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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  • Hawai never really did it for me. Saying that as our Hawain Airline aircraft turned for finals and we got a sight of the Honolulu runaway, Pearl Harbour and Waiki beach, the hairs on the back of my ne...  more »
  • Of course this is one of the most famous beaches of Hawaii. This is known to many people and therefore also very busy. Be on time if you want to relax, when it is really an afternoon searching for a spot. Despite being a very laid back atmosphere and nice and warm water.
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  • This is a pretty beach with many shops and restaurants close by. We went late in the afternoon around dinner time and it was not as crowded but still lots of people and water was cold. There are resta...  more »

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