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Kaimana Beach

Address: Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Ranked #20 of 123 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I like this beach because it's pretty quiet. It can get crowded but it's most local folks who come here. The sand is a bit rocky but the water is calm and the sand gets better in the water. There are showers and bathrooms nearby. Parking is tough though, be prepared to wait (free) or park outside (feed the meters).

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Love this beach, very family friendly and easy access if you like to stand-up paddle or kayak. Get there early on weekends as parking is difficult, and bring your quarters as some parking is metered. Nice restaurants located nearby and you can BBQ on the grassy area if so inclined. Very calm water, easy swim for all abilities.

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is the best family beach near Waikiki but sshh, don't tell anybody. We always go there to get away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki.

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Kaimana Beach area runs on from Waikiki Beach and is a very lively and exciting area, both day and night. The big beach hotels like the Outrigger, Halekulani and Sheriton Waikiki are close by and the night life with shops and shows is well worth a visit. The beach is good for swimming with a gentle slope. Surf boards... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Come early for parking, bring a tent or umbrella to stay for a while. good for families with athletes to swim, then run the park, while the babysitter watches the kids in the water. Lifeguarded too.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is one of the most popular spots for locals to catch some rays and to swim in the ocean. The water is clean and the beach not busy with commercial activities. There are a lot of beautiful people who hang out here and the people are friendly. The Hau Tree Lanai at the New Otani Hotel that is adjacent... More 

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Waco, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Easily accessible public beach a short distance from Waikiki beach. Was not crowded at all in February. Good parking.

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Hawaii
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72 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a wonderful beach for all ages. Unless there is a big southerly swell, the water is calm and the sea floor slopes gently enough that even toddlers can enjoy the water. The reef is not far from shore so anyone competent at snorkeling can enjoy the fish in an easily accessible, safe place.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I love coming here, because the water is very calm and always warm. There is usually a lot of people on weekends, so finding parking can take some time. There are restrooms and showers near the beach. It is also a common place for BBQs and family parties, so sometimes the green area can be crowded, it is also near... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great beach if you want Waikiki but not with a lot of tourists. This beach is frequented more my locals. There is a reef so it is protected from big waves. You can swim, snorkel or even surf without a ton of tourists. There is a shower and you can go inside the hotel to use the... More 

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