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Sandy Beach Park

Address: 8800 Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808-395-2211
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Ranked #173 of 656 Activities 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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Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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94 reviews 94 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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16 reviews 16 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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44 helpful votes 44 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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Alberta, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We was here to see the Sun Rise at Nov 19 2014. The Sun Rise at 6:31am ,who was arrived at 5:59am. The Moon was so beautiful and amazing Sun Rise. You should try her.

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Conesus, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I'm a 5'1'' 23 year old who weighs about 112lbs. I'm saying this so you understand that I get rocked around pretty easily by a good wave. I love playing in big waves and am pretty comfortable and familiar with the ocean. This was definitely the biggest surf I have been in in a very long time. If you are... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The waves are a little larger here than at the waikiki beaches. The day we went, there were warnings about the waves breaking close to shore. The beach is beautiful for strolling and wading.

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