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Waikiki Beach

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Address: Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Activities: Surfing, Snorkeling, Walking, Dining
Description: Oahu's most popular beach.
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Iconic Beach

Waikiki is an iconic beach and one of my personal favorites. While it is by far not the nicest by definition of size or seclusion, it has a great vibe with numerous places to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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Burlington, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Outrigger Waikiki on the beach and found the beach directly in front to be perfect. There was a lot of space to spread out and there were many beach activities to sign up for at a cost. We were also able to charge the paddle board rentals and surf lessons to the room so there was... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Hawaiian Hilton Village and the beach is very wide here. It was spotlessly clean and the view is beautiful in all directions. We saw the Duke Kahanamoku statue, adorned with fresh leis at sunset and walked other parts of the beach. Incredible!

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Must walk on the strip along Waikiki beach. It's such a beautiful scene. The sand is just steps away and the blue ocean wirh the rolling waves. Walk out on the concrete pier and get a closer view of the ocean. At night it's gorgeous seeing all the city lights sparkling in the water.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Waikiki is an iconic beach and one of my personal favorites. While it is by far not the nicest by definition of size or seclusion, it has a great vibe with numerous places to grab a cold drink and watch an amazing sunset with the benefit of city-life at its doorstep. I go at least once a year to one... More 

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St. Stephen, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It was our second trip to Ohau and have stayed on Waikiki beach both times. Because we rented a car for only a few days, the location is very good for beautiful sunsets, breathtaking views of Diamond Head, and many restaurants and shops within walking distance. It is very busy and can be crowded. We prefer Maui, now that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is a very busy beach. Has many high end shops across the street. Conveniently located near hotels. It's very busy and there is so many available activities (parasailing, boats, swimming, surfing, etc.) But its nit the prettiest or quietest beach. I would definitely recommend viewing other beaches on oahu, such as the north shore beaches for more relaxing and... More 

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Sippy Downs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The beach is stunning & very clean. Very busy at times. However it is a big area where homeless people like to congregate or lie around the outside of the grassy areas with their belongings. ABC stores nearby provide inflatable rings/beds for a small price under USD$4.00. You can hire beach umbrellas and surfboards too. Has a great view of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Strolled along Waikiki beach after going to the zoo back in April. Walked down to the duke statue for a quick pic. The view is awesome, the beach is crazy busy though. I preferred staying where we were in ko olina. I would probably go back anyways. ☺

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This beach suburb would have been beautiful 100 years ago, but now, it's a seething mass of humanity. Rows and rows of deck chairs, crowded beaches, man-made lagoons, tourist operators nagging you on every corner. Skyscraper after skyscraper. If you want to feel like a number, go to Waikiki. If you want to experience real Hawaii, go to Maui. On... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Waikiki Beach was great! The view of Diamond Head was amazing, and so were the sunsets. The water was also a good depth for swimming: not too deep for me where I couldn't touch, but not too shallow either.

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