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Ala Moana Beach Park

1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
(808) 768-3003
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Ranked #28 of 155 attractions in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, Parks, Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Activities: Swimming
Traveler Description:   It has a Beautiful  jogging trail, tennis court, super beach for kids, calm warm water to enjoy. The beach areas are protected from rough waves... more »
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Plano, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We learned about the Ala Moana Beach Park from a person at the pool. This beach is as nice or nicer than Waikiki and we had a great time.

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Canada
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ala Moana park is a gathering lace for locals to swim and play sports. A lot of homeless people hang around the area. However at night they are required to vacate the area but I would not walk through the park at night. We have taken surfing lessons in the area and it has good surf for beginners. Locals fish... More

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a beach that was easy to get to after we hiked Diamond Head, and this one fit the bill. There are hardly any waves, and the sand beach is full of small rocks. My kids (6 and 10) enjoyed splashing around in the water and laying in the sand. But it's not a very pretty beach,... More

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northern california
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This beach is an alternative for wedding photo's because you can park easily. (depending on when you go) There are nice areas, but you will find some sketchy encampments here. My preference is Fort DeRussy, if your staying downtown. (its an easy walk) Or out by the aquarium, this was les populated with good beach front.

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great beach for kids and swimming. The beach is nice and long and the water is pretty calm due to an outlying reef. This beach is great for stand up paddle boarding and you can rent them from Hawaii Beach TIme (808-585-1474) located in front of the tennis courts. Public showers and washrooms as well as lots of free parking.... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Both times we visited this beach it was very busy. It is a very wide, long stretch of beach that does give you a lot of options to find a place but it's still crowded. Parking was difficult to find after driving around for several minutes. The best parking was on the street along the beach. The parking lot was... More

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Marbella, Spain
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was lucky enough to be in Hawai´i at Memorial Day and thus be able to participate in the annual Lantern Floating Ceremony at Ala Moana Beach. It was such a great and beautiful experience ! The event starts in the morning when you - if you wish - can request a lantern and write your remembrances. The actual ceremony... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A homeless people hang out, sad but true. Also full of litter. Wasn't our idea of fun. It had been recommended to us as a place to go. I would recommend the beaches down by the aquarium. The parks seemed much cleaner there. Also out side the Hilton Hawaiian village/fort DeRussy mid morning was good. Not too crowded.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Some tourists do not like to come here because the locals come here, and some homeless can be found here. We, however loved it. The water is amazing. There are areas to surf, paddle board, swim in crystal clear calm waters, or watch the surfers ride 15 foot waves yards away. Very large park with lots of clean restrooms, drinking... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Love the ease of getting to from hotel Lots of homeless people and somewhat hard to take walk at some points as they are blocking walkway. Can't even compare to wakaikai beach.

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