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Sandy Beach Park

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Address: 8800 Kalanianaole Highway, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808-395-2211
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A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.

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Body Surfer's Paradise

I have been to Sandy Beach Park before or as us locals like to call it, Sandy's, and it is still magnificent to look at. Located on the Southeast Coast of Oahu, most people get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Paul T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Sandy Beach Park before or as us locals like to call it, Sandy's, and it is still magnificent to look at. Located on the Southeast Coast of Oahu, most people get here by car but bus route #22 stops right in front of the grassy area that leads to the beach. There are 2 restrooms and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lifesavers were yelling over the loudspeakers that only experienced swimmers should be in the water. Beautiful green waves but too rough for us

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Sandy Beach on our last day on Oahu. We were warned by locals this is NOT a swimming-friendly beach, and really only for experienced swimmers/locals. The waves were massive and could easily take someone under. The majority of the coast is filled with volcanic rock and not your typical beach. But again, AMAZING views and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sandy Beach is a terrific beach near Koko Head Park. The sea is so powerful and the nature so gorgeous that you can't stop to admire them. The beach is quite exposed so the spot isn't the ideal for swimming but it's amazing for everyone loving waves. Volcanic rocks give to the landscape a unique feature. The beach is quite... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just trying to learn how to surf. Frankly, I am terrible. What I did not know and what is NOT clear from any of these posts is that this is NOT someplace where beginning surfers should ever go. Dangerous undercurrents, numerous spinal injuries, and yet by reading posts- others, like me, might make the mistake of going out there.... DANGEROUS... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is a popular beach on the east side of Oahu among locals and tourists. Great for body boarding and body surfing, just be cautious of the waves; strong shore break and can be very rough. Good for swimming in the right conditions and a great place for a fun beach day. Keep walking across the beach towards the right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I really enjoyed swimming in this beach. It was filled with local surfers and beach goers. The waves were very strong, and yes it was Super sandy. I had sand in my hair for weeks afterward. Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Not far from Hananuma is a very nice park with a fine beach and a lot less people and plenty of sand, sun and surf. Parking is much easier here as well.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Great waves, warm, refreshing & clear water. Surf a bit rough for those who prefer it bit gentle. Locals are friendly. Views on the drive are worth the trip from Waikiki alone

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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I went there early in the morning to watch and photograph the sunrise. It was the best experience I've ever had!! So beautiful that I couldn't believe it.

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