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Sandy Beach Park

8801 Kalanianaole Hwy, Oahu, HI 96825
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A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“body surfing” (24 reviews)
“shore break” (17 reviews)
8801 Kalanianaole Hwy, Oahu, HI 96825
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach was nice, the waves were massive though really close to shore on the day we went. There were food trucks parked there so we had some amazing shrimp, it wasn't busy at all and the sand was nice.

1  Thank Lauren L
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Great beach for the person that wants to see the real Hawaii and experience it like a local. Definitely a must visit

Thank mikesgbear1
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Not far out of Honolulu this was a really fun wave if you dont mind getting pounded by the shorey. Good for bodyboards but can be just as fun bodysurfing it (or skim boarding). If youre not confident in the surf might be best to...More

1  Thank flying-jas
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We wanted to go see a less crowded beach, away fro Waikiki and this perfect. The drive is very scenic, with lots of photo opportunities and the beach is beautiful. The are amenities, but this is mainly a good swimming

Thank DTBinFWD
Reviewed May 29, 2017

This was our first true while driving along the coast up to Lanikai, the beach is nice and it was not crowded at all. However, what stood out to me the most was how strong the surf was when we were there, during our time...More

Thank EmeraldCityGlobeTrtr
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Accidently found this place on a drive :) Such a beautiful part of the Island blue waters like nowhere i have ever seen. Great swell and sun sun sun ,,, So lovely.

Thank Rexy09
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Such gorgeous views! Must see the blowhole. This was a stop on our tour with E Noa tours. Just amazing.

Thank HeidiandCarl
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We stopped after a day of hiking to cool off. The waves weren't as bad as expected, so we timed our entry and exit to swim in the deeper water. Good showers and decent restrooms with a bench for changing and we were cleaned up...More

Thank hockeyjoe24
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Fun place to watch the surfers and the scenery is pretty but the waves break right at the shoreline making it dangerous. They said there were more broken backs than on any other beach in Oahu. This is supposedly the beach the Obamas go to...More

Thank 311kathrynb
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The drive along Kalanianaole Hwy. is breathtaking ! With a stop at Sandy Beach for a picnic, sitting in the sand and watching the waves. Then walking out onto the rocks and looking in the "pools" for sea life and such. A quiet peaceful relaxing...More

Thank Sherry N
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