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Sandy Beach Park

Address: 8800 Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808-395-2211
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Ranked #89 of 448 things to do in Oahu
Activities: Surfing, People-watching
Owner description: A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.
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Activities: Surfing, People-watching
Owner description: A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.
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vancouver
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Love to see the locals boogie board here. I'm always entertained. Beautiful shell sand and course but walks are great. Lifeguards are attentive and will approach you to let u know the conditions of the water. In case you missed the board warnings lol

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New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Sandy is the best beach on East Oahu and maybe the best on the island. Fun waves to play in but be careful, it's a big shore break and can be dangerous for anyone who isn't careful. Great to watch the surfers and body surfers who handle the big waves there with amazement.

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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Super soft sand, very cool waves crashing right off shore, load and rought but safe to swim in, just dont turn your back on them.

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Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you don't want to be at a crowded beach this is a good place to be. The water can be tough on someone, like me, who isn't accustomed to riptides and the works.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had a great time just lounging. I did try and test the water even with the danger sign posted. Big mistake. I'm a great swimmer but couldn't match mother nature. I was tossed like a ragdoll. So then I spent the remaining time laying on the beach. When I got ready to leave the waves had calmed quite a bit,... More 

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Heber City, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I have never felt sand as soft as the sand here. The beach was not very crowded. Perfect beginner waves. There are rocks just inside the water line, so wear water shoes.

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Manila
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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Sandy Beach is little pass Hanauma Bay. It's frequent visited by local residence to hang out and to surf. There are waves, not too high, not too low. Nice relaxing place bec it's not crowded. The sand is so soft and white. What's available at the beach park: - Parking - Rinse shower - Sometimes there's food truck

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Naperville, Illinois
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Love this place. Such a great place to watch Hawaiian body surfers and the regular surfers that frequent this beach often. The waves are extremely violent at times and give off a loud crash. What is so nice is to just sit on the beach, soak up the sun and listen to the power of the water. It is just... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you like womping, you'll love this beach. This is not body surfing on regular waves with fins and such. This is shorebreak womp with heavy swell and current. I'm in San Diego and am blessed to have two great womping spots here, Wind n Sea and Marine Street. Sandy Beach is just as great as my home spots but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was a favorite of ours. We're not huge on getting in the water and December is big wave season, so the surf is choppy across the north side of the island. This beach apparently leads the US in neck breaks per year. Point is, don't go here if you're not a strong swimmer and only want to swim. But... More 

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