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Waikiki Beach

Address: Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Honolulu History and Culture Segway Tour
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Ranked #27 of 257 things to do in Honolulu
Activities: Surfing, Snorkeling, Walking, Dining
Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Activities: Surfing, Snorkeling, Walking, Dining
Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Mississauga, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Lots of early riser at Waikiki beach, good waves for beginner surfer. Lots of standup paddler too. If you are not a strong swimmer, there's breaker on sections of beach (opposite pacific beach hotel and Marriott) that is safe for beginner swimmer. Shallow-ish water and no coral reefs that will surprise you. Best place to see the sunset in Hawaii... More 

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Brockville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Waikiki beach is warm and easy to access. It is a short walk from most hotels. Busy area with lots of activity. Bring a towel. chair or mat. Fun just to watch others. Sandy shore but rocky as you go out. Lots of shopping. restaurants. Feel free to walk all over in a bathing suit with a coverup. I have... More 

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely place to visit. We were staying in Waikiki so it was very close to us and very easy to access. There is a large variety of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. You can swim and surf in this beach in the allocated areas. The view of the sunset over this beach is beautiful as well. The... More 

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Eganville, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Perhaps the most famous beach in the world (or perhaps #2 after Miami Beach?). A fabled destination that really lives up to its fame. A little too commercialized for my taste, but if you go to Oahu you have to visit it at least once.

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Port Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Waikiki Beach is beautiful to look at & experience. There's restaurants, cafés, bars, surfing, swimming, shopping, walking, riding, bus tours, a zoo. The weather is beautiful, the sunsets amazing. You can catch chopper flights over it, go sailing, fishing. Sitting in a bar having a piña colada in a coconut shell watching the sun go down. Try and get a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

...but there are a dozen better ones around Oahu. Waikiki is the most famous beach with all the hotels and tourist establishments built around it. The waters are tranquil and blue, and of course it's beautiful scenes that you'll see here. As a mainlander who lives right off the coast I really appreciate the clear waters and great sunshines here.... More 

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Inglewood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The beach was crowded in the afternoon. You had to get out there early to get a good spot. Once I found my sot to lay my towel and belongings, it was very relaxing and interesting. There were boats that went out every hour to tour the ocean and party a little. I enjoyed just going out in the water.... More 

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texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

That is what you go there for.I felt like I was in paradise the whole time.I enjoyed laying out and having a constant view of people from all over the world doing exactly the same thing.Every time you open your eyes you see diamond head,the ocean,and a beautiful sky.Every sunrise and sunset is "breathtaking".This was one of the most relaxing... More 

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North of London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Here you can see the good, bad and the ugly in all shapes and sizes. Its a must visit if you are in O'Ahu although very crowded on weekends and holidays. Been there done that but not again. Far too busy, grab a cab or a bus and find a more relaxing place

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barden ridge
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Have been trying desparately to contact the above people via email with no avail. Has anyone had dealings with this couple.

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