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Lanikai Beach

Address: Mokulua Drive, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
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Kayaking Tour of Kailua Bay with Lunch
Ranked #4 of 26 Activities in Kailua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

you have to park on one of the side streets to get to this beach. A little narrow sand but a nice clean beach. You can snorkel just out in the center part of the beach..we didn't but was told the snorkeling here isn't too bad as opposed to anywhere else around

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Really nice beach. Water is blue and clear. Great pictures can be taken here...water, sand, sky, mountains! The most beautiful sunrise from here! 4 stars because parking is the pits and there aren't any restrooms.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Mind you, now that I've told the world that its a beautiful beach that isn't very busy, everyone will swarm there and it will be the worst beach ever haha! But seriously folks, its beautiful! the sand is so soft and white! The water is lovely and clear! Just be careful of the coral! BRING SNORKEL STUFF!!! I wish that... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is a review I hate to give because I don't want the beach to get crowded however I will be honest. This was the most amazing beach ever totally worth going our favorite beach on the island.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I kept hearing that this was one of the best beaches in Oahu. It was kind of hard to find parking, no bathroom lots of coral so not great for swimming. But beautiful water and a beautiful view.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It is about a 30 minute drive from Waikiki without traffic. I had no idea that Hawaii had such a stunning beach, seriously! We felt as if we had stumbled into a secluded paradise. It is accessible through public access paths located between houses off of Mokulua Drive in the Lanikai neighborhood. We went on a weekday so parking wasn't... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Definitely one of my favorite beaches in Hawaii. It's not as crowded as Waikiki and it's a great place to see the sunrise. Water is clear and clean. So peaceful and scenic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This has to be the #1 beach I've ever seen. Perfect warm water, shallow, and crystal clear. I would love to have spent more time there. Rent stand-up paddle boards and paddle to the little nature preserve! Calm water. So pretty!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Yes, it is a nice beach, great views and perfect sand. I love coming here but it is quite small and can easily get crowded. Parking is difficult and there are no shower facilities. Especially with family and groups I prefer going to Kailua beach, more space & better infrastructure. This beach was ranked #1 in the USA, which from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My friend told me about it so I thought I'd swing by.Walking along the one sided fence path i felt the sand get softer and softer and when the path ended into an opening of glimmering water lapping onto this"flour" sand--I just flopped onto this most delicate sand paradise. I made my way to the water and sat for a... More 

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