Sunset Beach Park

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Sunset Beach Park
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maloneyak
Anchorage, AK26 contributions
Feb 2022
Really pretty beach. I happened by while a pro surf competition was going on, and enjoyed watching the little stick figures in the distance as they zoomed down big waves. I repeat, BIG waves. I wouldn't swim or surf here without knowing the local waters well.

Also caught a sunset here - I can see how it got its name!
Written February 22, 2022
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Meri T
40 contributions
Feb 2022
Beautiful place for watching the sunset and surfers. NOT a place to really get in the water unless you are surfing - maybe it is calmer in the summer. The sand here will have you sinking a bit as you walk around, so get ready for some exercise if you plan on doing that. Parking is along the road in most access places, I am not sure if we missed an actual parking lot, but plan ahead for spotty parking.

We got dinner after this nearby at Seven Brothers Burgers, but it would have been extra nice to have takeout on the beach itself during the sunset.
Written February 22, 2022
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Tommo
Melbourne, Australia45,631 contributions
Mar 2020
We visited Sunset Beach during our Circle Island Tour with Oahu Nature Tours.

This is a beautiful wide sandy beach with great surfing waves. This is also the site of some world famous surfing competetions.
Written March 26, 2020
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psudino
Weehawken, NJ3,565 contributions
Mar 2020
This beach is the opposite of Waikiki, which I also enjoyed. But if you are looking for untouched quiet non-commercial, then make the trek up to the North Shore. I'll let my photos speak for themselves about the beauty. Also nice, public parking and public bathrooms too.
Written May 31, 2020
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ITRT
Virginia36,653 contributions
Apr 2022
If you are looking for a sandy beach where you can see one of the triple crowns of surfing contests in the winter months and beautiful sunsets, be sure to stop at Sunset Beach near the Banzai Pipeline. During the winter months, swells can be up to 30 feet. This beach is considered “one of the best of Oahu” and is worth your time to drive to the north shore. It has a wide sandy beach that is a great place to enjoy its calmness during the summer months.
Written May 17, 2022
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Rachelle
Fort Wayne, IN11 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
It’s in the name, this is the place to watch the sunset on O’ahu. There is plenty of powdery soft sand for the largest of crowds to sprawl out on and not encroach on one another. The waves crashing and palm tree scattered around made it the most picturesque location, not to mention the free entertainment provided by the surfers. Only negative about this location is the slope of the beach, it can be difficult to walk around for those less able-bodied.
Written February 26, 2020
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USMC_Recon_2003
United States189 contributions
Aug 2016 • Couples
Love the beauty and just the relaxing and peaceful vibe at this place! it is in MHO a MUST stop when on the Island of Oahu. Yes there are MANY great beaches on the island, but this was is special in it's ULTIMATE relaxation vibe!
Written September 9, 2016
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Khalid1949
Bergen, Norway9 contributions
Jan 2013 • Couples
The Sunset Beach is fabulous, but the picnic area on the other side of the road is another story.
My backpack was snatched from next to me while me and my wife sat and ate at a table in the picnic area (Wednesday, 4pm, 16. January, 2013).
A young guy on an off-road bike came from behind, snatched the backpack, rode off and disappeared into one of the side streets.
Friendly neighbours and police searched the area, but without any results. The vendors there who saw the incident were not too helpful.
Apparently there is a local gang that targets tourists and has members staked out in the area to identify potential victims.
The sunset helped to bring down the distress a notch after this audacious incident.
Written March 2, 2013
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mifernandes
Calgary, Canada15 contributions
This was our End destination after renting a car to drive the windward side of the island. We loved watching the surfers and the waves are HUGE!! Well worth the 1 hour drive from Honolulu. We even cut down our travel time back from Sunset beach by taking the Pali Highway. It can be tricky to find parking, but we staked out a spot after a couple of minutes (Lucky)! The sand and surf are something else and definitely not as congested as Waikiki. Nice break after a beautiful drive!
Written October 31, 2012
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Zinnie
Carmel, IN432 contributions
May 2021
Beautiful beach without all the crowds. Great waves to play in! While we were there, there was a wave surge that brought out a lot more surfers. So much fun to watch all those surfers out there!
Written June 7, 2021
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