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“Secret Sun Spot” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Magic Island

Magic Island
1201 Ala Moana Blvd, At the end of Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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Ranked #24 of 160 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Parks, Islands
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Stratford
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Secret Sun Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Magic Island is an area many either take for granted or just pass by or know little about.However it is an ideal spot to go & just relax...have a swim ...enjoy a lunch or walk through or around. It is a far cry from the hustle & bustle of Waikiki. This is not to say it is totally secluded but rather a unique & quieter spot to enjoy the sun & surf of Oahu..... & the sunsets spectacular. A short walk from the "towers " of Waikiki....& just across from the shopping Almona shopping Center.

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Nice little park and beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My husband and I got married here about 6 years ago, and returning in May 2013 we found it hadn't changed a bit! There's a lovely little beach on one side that's great for swimming and paddle-boarding, and a view of the marina and diamond head on the other side. There's also a great view of the ocean breakers directly in front. The park itself was nice with lots of little seating areas and trees - great for a picnic. Lots of locals exercising there and tourists getting married. A lovely little spot.

Visited May 2013
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west midlands
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“Quiet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

A lovely little beach nice for children safe place to swim very calm, glad they didn't build an hotel here like they intended too. Only a few people there when we went and lots of grass around the beach for family bbqs.

Visited April 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“not can beat it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

parking can be challenging on weekends and public holidays.
decent surfing and swimming, close proximity to Ala Moana Center and Waikki. great place ot hibachi as well and relax with family

Visited July 2012
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Honolulu
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“A Great Place to ....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

.get married...lots of people get married here on the beach…very photogenic
.take a nap...in the shade of a banyan tree while being cooled by tropical breeze
.swim in a calm lagoon…perfect for toddlers or doing laps
.walk…a nice set of paths allow you to get in that hour of exercise with super scenery.
.read a book…did I mention in the shade of a banyan tree while being cooled by tropical breeze?
.watch the sunset...with your arm around your lover
. and then go to a near by movie theter or have breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Visited April 2013
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