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Address: Oahu, HI
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: A large beach in Oahu.
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Picture Perfect Beach!

Beautiful soft sands and lots of quiet room to bask in the sun and swim in the ocean. This was such a great find that we returned later in the week to spend the afternoon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
JamesGang2008
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful soft sands and lots of quiet room to bask in the sun and swim in the ocean. This was such a great find that we returned later in the week to spend the afternoon. Although I appreciate the hustle and bustle of the Waikiki area beaches, Waimanalo was the quiet beach that we were looking for. Large parking lot... More 

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pdxdesi
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

If you like Kailua beach but dont want the crowd this is a great option. Turquoise waters, white sands but not as much crowd. The water does tend to be a little more rough here but it was great. I was warned that this beach may not be safe at night. During the day it seemed perfectly normal and we... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We were married on this beach on Valentine's Day (Saturday) and there were very few people there. (There was a tropical storm happening right before we were married). We were a little further down the road than the main entrance - the locals call it Sherwood forest - and there was plenty of parking for our noon wedding. The only... More 

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Nice beach for a BBQ, and small waves for first timers...but with a good offshore breeze - watch out for the bubble-top Portuguese Man-o-war jellyfish. They will float on shore and will be along the sand and int he surf...tentacles can be 6+ feet long and will wrap around you and sting like hell! Antidote can be meat tenderizer powder... More 

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Poquoson, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a great place. It was very nice views. Make sure you get there early before all the tourist. This was definitely a place that I loved visiting while in Honolulu.

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Denver
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This was our favorite beach on Oahu. We found it by accident as we were just driving and looking for a beach to spend some time at and have a picnic lunch. We ended up driving into the neighborhood next to the park to the West and ended up parking on the street and using the public access walk ways... More 

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stopped by this beach for a couple hours. It is a very long sandy beach. The views are beautiful and swimming is excellent.

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Cupertino, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are tired of busy beaches such as Waikiki or even Kailua area, this is the recommended place to go - you can still reach here from Kailua town or Waikiki in a day trip. This beach is still not well-known to tourists, so only locals and few are enjoying miles of white sand and beautiful turquoise blue water,... More 

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vancouver
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I had to visit this wonderful beach again this year. It's just a gem and breath taking. Thank you for this time! Not crowded at all. Great waves for the kids and great walks . THIS IS A POSTCARD BEACH!

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Canada!
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

How to describe perfect... clear, blue-green, iridescent ocean, miles of beautiful sandy beach, trees and shade a bit further back near the middle section, not very busy, mountains on either other side of the bay. Perfect weather the past few days. A walk on the beach at night is also romantic as heck ;) There is a McDonald's and a... More 

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