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“Beautiful Area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kailua Beach Park

Kailua Beach Park
526 Kawailoa Road, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
(808) 768-3003
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“Beautiful Area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Kailua beach is about a 30 minute drive from Waikiki depending on traffic and time of day. I take the Pali highway and make sure you stop at the Pali lookout. It is spectacular. Kailua beach has more wind than Waikiki and the surf is stronger so be careful with children. The public change areas are dirty. There is lots of parking. On windy days you can watch wind surfers. Buzz's steak house is a few minutes away and has great food. One of my favorite restaurants on Oahu

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful Beach, terrifying bathrooms”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a gorgeous beach, great for kids and adults to swim, the afternoon shade is wonderful. However, the homeless problem in Hawaii is so bad that the bathrooms are like a village for them. They also look like something out of Haiti after the earthquakes. They are the grossest and most scary bathrooms I have ever seen. I cannot believe the town of Kailua has allowed this and have not rebuilt them. My friend who is a lifeguard there says they find crack pipes and heroin needles in and near them so do NOT go barefoot, especially the kids. When they tried to clean the pigeon poop off the rafters it required hazmat suits because it was so thick!! Barf. Come on Kailua!! Get it together and clean up your beach!!

Visited July 2014
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the best beach for relaxing on Oahu. It's the family side of the Island. Sometimes they drop off too many tourist visiting Honolulu to walk around for the day. Kailua is a nice casual town with a friendly family community.

Visited July 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best Beach on Oahu!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Greta for swimming very clean and peaceful walk nearby for great Pizza and Burgers was their on a Sunday found parking easily and less crowded than the north beaches!!

Visited July 2014
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Best beach on Oahu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If I could give bonus stars , Kailua Beach Park would get a 6! It is so hard to compare the different beaches and parks in Hawaii because 95% percent of them are all amazing and beautiful! But with Kailua , It seems more peaceful and relaxed compared to other places. Kailua Beach Park still has all the inconveniences such as traffic, parking, and bums... but its all in a smaller version which actually makes it NOT an inconvenience at all!

Visited July 2014
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