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Address: Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Small-Group Oahu Eco-Tour Including Waimea Valley Hike
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The softest sand

Not exactly easily accessible, as the entire beachfront is occupied by private homes. You have to park (if you're lucky) on a side street and find a pathway to the beach. No... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not exactly easily accessible, as the entire beachfront is occupied by private homes. You have to park (if you're lucky) on a side street and find a pathway to the beach. No public restrooms, etc. But it IS a beautiful beach, with the best sand on that side of the Island. (Compared to Kailua Beach Park and Waimanalo). It's not... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read online that this beach is consistently voted one of the best in the world and it ain't hard to see why! Beauty overload! Don't miss it, we hired a Jeep in Waikiki and in 30 minutes we were there and swimming in the unbelievably green clear waters. We are from New Zealand and have many stunning beaches with... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best beaches I have been in. This is our first time in this island. We have been to Maui twice and this is by far the best beach we have been in. We will definitely be spending more time here for the next couple days.

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of nicest beaches in America BUT the parking issue always takes away from having a great time.First the good beautiful views of mountains great sand a real nice drove through 61 to get there.Now the bad the NO Meyer parking problem.You don't want to be towed.The other Major issue no bathrooms or areas to rinse off.I guess... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's not easy to find a street parking. Maybe the beach is narrower than Kailua but it's definitely worth it.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This whole beach area is beautiful to me and better than Waikiki. I look at Lanikai as just an extension of the Kailua Beach

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prettiest beach/water I have seen. Not very busy. You can rent paddle boards and kayaks really close. Wish we HS more time to spend there. Very little parking so arrive early. There was a very fishy smell on the beach which was unfortunate.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite happy place! So nice, clean beautiful. A great local place. Parking is hard to find on the weekends, easier during the midweek.

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Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lanikai Beach is hidden behind a row of houses and reached via a narrow alley. Once out the other end the white sand and turquoise water is beautiful. There's not much shade so bring your own umbrella if you burn easily. Parking is on the street in the residential area, no parking lot in proximity. This beach is close to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for my birthday many years ago, and it just happened to have a tropical storm here that day. That didn't stop us! The beach was still gorgeous and we had it all to ourselves. Despite the Tropical Storm, the waves were not very strong and we still went in the water. My Family had a GREAT time!... More 

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