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“Great Beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sans Souci Beach Park

Sans Souci Beach Park
2863 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
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Ranked #108 of 289 things to do in Honolulu
Activities: Viewing foliage, Swimming
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Owner description: Located at the Diamond Head (east) end of Waikiki, this beach is disabled accessible.
VancouverBC
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Great Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Not as busy as Waikiki! Great for swimming; lots of local families enjoying the calm water. Nice sunsets from the beach.

Visited July 2012
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kaneohe
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“Memories”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Growing up in Hawaii, San Souci was always a spot where the ohana would go for a day at the beach. Ther was the hibachi going, volleyball net up and a game going on, and everyone having fun.

Visited June 2012
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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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“Sans Souci a real treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Being a life-long resident and native Hawaiian, Sans Souci beach has been a favorite for most of my life. I has a protected cove, and real sand surrounded by some of the most historical areas in all of the Waikiki-Kapahulu area. One can walk over to the Honolulu Zoo, visit Kapiolani Park, and eat at the Elks Club, where the restaurant shots were filmed for "the Decendants," and get the best meal in Waikiki at Michel's at the Colony Surf. This was the favorite spot for Robert Louis Stevenson, King Kalakaua, and Queen Liliu`okalani. The beach is very family friendly, and visitors at the main Waikiki hotels can catch a city bus to this beach for one dollar and a short 5 minute ride. The main thing to remember in Hawaii is to go where the "locals" go, eat where the "locals" eat, and swim where the "locals swim. The restrooms and comfort areas are usually clean and well policed. This Not always the case in other parts of Waikiki.

Visited December 2011
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Portland, Oregon
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“pretty nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

we walked pretty far to get to this small beach, was a little less crowded than the rest of waikiki. swam pretty far out to get to some coral areas that looked great but not too many fish out when we were snorkeling there.

Visited February 2012
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Orange County
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“A nice quiet beach away from it all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

I was born and raised in hawai'i and this is my favorite beach on the south end of the island. The water is ALWAYS crystal clear whenever I go and if you go on a weekday the beach is never packed. The water is cool and refreshing. It's far removed from Waikiki, closer to Diamond Head. There is a bathroom in the Natatorium next to it but not much as far as food so bring a cooler, soak in the sun and RELAX :)

Visited November 2011
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