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Address: 8800 Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808-395-2211
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Activities: Surfing, People-watching
Description: A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.

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The name speaks for itself

This beach is the nearest one aside from Hanuama Bay -- to Diamond Head (inactive volcano on Oahu). Definitely check it out as well as the other beaches on the Island.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This beach is the nearest one aside from Hanuama Bay -- to Diamond Head (inactive volcano on Oahu). Definitely check it out as well as the other beaches on the Island.

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Along with Makapu'u, one of the best bodysurfing, bodyboarding spots on the island. But don't let me beautiful water fool you as you see little kids playing in the surf. It is very dangerous if you are not familiar with the waters here even if the waves look "small". Consult the lifeguards before going in the water. It could save... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The sunrise is extraordinary in the morning. There is a lot of body surfing to watch and off to the left in the higher waves board surfing. Even at night in the dark they body surf on this beach..great place for a picnic and watching the surfers

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Hawai'i
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Sandy Beach is the equivalent to Big Beach on Maui, wave-wise, though not even half as big land-wise. THE BEACH: The sand is soft and white, the waves are usually bigger than normal which is great for boogie & body boarding. The east end is rocky and sports a shallow reef, while the west end is more sandy and swimmable.... More 

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Villa La Angostura, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Definitely our favourite beach...If you are a surf or boogie board fan ,this is a perfect place !! I am not a surfer so for me it was amazing to see spectacular huge waves,the biggest I have ever seen in my life ,a wonderful thing to watch! Clear warm water,you can see the body of the people going up into... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Thick foamy and soft sand your feet sink into on this gorgeous beach. Big waves roar in on this small public beach. Surfers hit 10-15 foot waves and is a great area to chill. The scenery is amazing!

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A great place to watch boogie boarders or body surfers who know what they are doing or daring to get whipped yourself. You don't have to go to the North Shore to get the feel for a larger waves and and a strong undertow. No surfing or para-surfing. Parking is a bit tight. Good for some beach time.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Sandy Beach Park is located on Oahu's southeastern shore. With its pounding waves and powerful shorebreak, it is popular among experienced body boarders and bodysurfers. This beach is known as one of the most dangerous beaches in Hawaii, and people call it “the beach of broken necks” for a reason. On most days of the year, you will see red... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Parking is very near to the water, although it feels more special to get a spot in the front row. The wind blows constantly (there's an area popular with kite flyers), kicking up some of the tiniest bits of sand in Hawaii. And for most people, you'll just be on the sand. Don't go in. Watch the tourists with cheap... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you like to surf shorebreaks this is your spot. Watch out for tourists though because this is close to Hanauma bay. It is worth the visit just to people watch because the tourists don't realize that on windy days the surf can get up to single overhead. Good luck on the waves and make sure you get the shaded... More 

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Address: 8800 Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808-395-2211
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu

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