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Lanikai Beach

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Address: , Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Wow what anice beach. Water was so clean and clear, nice sand. Great for families but great for just wading in the water. Beach is located in a resiential area, so parking is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wow what anice beach. Water was so clean and clear, nice sand. Great for families but great for just wading in the water. Beach is located in a resiential area, so parking is a bit tricky best on weekdays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lanikai Beach is perfect for wading and swimming. It is protected by reefs, so the wave breaks are quite far off. If you're looking for a gentle beach for wading and for children, this is it.

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Corte Madera, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I love Lanikai beach I lived there from 1969 to 1976 those day it was very exclusive,only local they used to come around,white sand clear water the turtle still coming around,no parking,walk from Kailua Beach...enjoy

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is a residential beach so keep the volume of voices down and take all trash out, including bottles and cigarette butts. Help keep this exquisite beach clean by bringing a bag and taking out extra trash you see -- a great fun project for your kids too!

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Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very nice place and fantastic an clean beach. It's very familiar and you will enjoy the incredible landscape.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This beach is beach from postcards!!IT IS BEAUTIFUL!!MUST SEE!!!Those two Twin islands are out of this world,I just could`t believe it`s real.Ocean was so calm and water was warm.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

As a traveler from Canada I am not exactly bringing an umbrella around with me to every beach I go. So this beach was one we didn't stay at too long because there is no shade anywhere. However, this is an amazing beach otherwise. Waves aren't too big for little kids, has beautiful white sand and is a popular but... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great beach but it is skinny so it gets crowded it's lame. Sand is really white and fine for the most part, water is a great color and swimming is friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach and shallow water. FYI, if you are driving there, go early since it is in a residential area and you may need to park far. There are no shops around so make sure to pack everything you need!!!

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New York, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We searched for this beach because we heard that it was rated among the best in the world. We found nearby Kailua Beach and nearly settled for that (absolutely gorgeous) stretch of sand, but we pressed on and discovered that Lanikai Beach is actually much less accessible to the public because it has no official parking area, no facilities, and... More 

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