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Address: 84-369 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792
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Activities: Surfing, Swimming
Description: A popular beach for surfing.

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Beautiful deserted beach

The 100 Hawaiian experience! Beautiful sand, turquoise water, palm trees and the stunning mountains in the back. The only cons is lack of infrastructure: no showers nor toilets.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The 100 Hawaiian experience! Beautiful sand, turquoise water, palm trees and the stunning mountains in the back. The only cons is lack of infrastructure: no showers nor toilets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great sand, sunset, canoe club, big, roomy, clean, cool wave break over rock ledge at shore. Park by Lifeguards...

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Weimar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Makaha Beach is hard to find, but once you do it's beautiful. The beach is kinda steep, but you can get used to it.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Makaha Beach Park is a lengthy white-sand beach, popular among locals and also attracts surfers in the winter. This beach is located in Waianae, HI; which is on the Northwest end of Oahu. This area is primarily dominated by the local Hawaiian population, and unfortunately often tourists, and others are often made to feel uncomfortable here. If you choose to... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Mahaka Beach is great spot to hang out with locals. Soft sand with many surfers on the right side near the Makaha Shores condos. This is a great beach to body surf ! ! ! Life guards on duty

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I used to surf here as a youth in the late 50s and early 60s. The beach looks the same but there are changes. The public restrooms have been relocated across the street and is not looked after as it once was when Richard "Buffalo" Keaulana lived above it and cared for it, the beach and lifeguard duties when the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We enjoyed 2 days here. Boys liked boogie boarding, but the waves were crowded at the weekends. Great surf lifesavers, watched them take a small girl who looked like she sustained a serious cervical spine injury only yards from us in the surf. The local kids swim and surf with ease but don't be fooled, it is rough surf. Easy... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

LOCATION - This beach park was literally down the road from where we were staying so it was very convenient. It is on the side of a fairly busy road/highway, so it can get a little hectic trying to turn in/out of the parking lot. There are some fast food restaurants nearby as well as gas stations, 7/11 and a... More 

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Syosset, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The beach was very different from other beaches. Especially Waikiki. Much quieter and less manacured. Just a few feet from where the water starts, there is a big drop, making harder to swim there. The waves there are bigger and better for surfing. Makaha beach is known for the surf competitions held there. If you want to go to a... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The water is chilly but the large green turtles love the cool water and they congregate underwater here on the reefs. If snorkeling with huge green turtles excites you--this is the place to do it. Just make sure you mark the place where you are snorkeling with a boogie board or floating device. Many boats troll into the area and... More 

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Address: 84-369 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Waianae

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