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Makaha Beach Park

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Address: 84-369 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792
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A popular beach for surfing.

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Plenty of space to enjoy the beach park

Makaha beach and Yokohama bay are two very beautiful beaches to visit. But I think people prefer to go places around the North Shore, the windward or Waikiki areas than to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Shu Wei Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Makaha beach and Yokohama bay are two very beautiful beaches to visit. But I think people prefer to go places around the North Shore, the windward or Waikiki areas than to leeward side of places. I have no idea why about this but while I was driving around Oahu, I can feel it. But I think there are many places... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this beach on a few different days for our honeymoon. It's a gorgeous beach with boogey board type waves, great sand, warm water and life guards there as well. Some of the locals are not fond of 'tourist' or outsiders enjoying 'their' beach. You can get some unfriendly stares and a little bit of lip... More 

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Bronte, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just love this beach, we have been coming here for the last few years. Hire a car and travel to different spots, it amazing what you find. Clear water, plenty of turtles and fish for snorkelling. Large non packed beaches. Just beautiful.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Open water soft golden sand and the cliffs of Oahu in the background. Easy access, and parking, and you are transported to most serine and beautiful beach. This is the epitome of Oahu. I highly recommend this state beach at any price which is zero. Thank you Pale for making paradise.

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This has to be among the best beaches in Hawaii. Quiet surf in one area, a bit more waves for boarding in another and then some rolling surf at another end. Big wide beach with plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the sun, good parking available and even bus service that stops at the beach. Clean, fun and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This beach is less crowded than most you will find on the island. In addition to great amount of sandy areas to lay out, there is enough waves for those who surf and for those who don't, simply swim out and you might find yourself swimming alongside some sea turtles. We had an amazing time here! Would definitely return to... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is the original surfing spot in Oahu. It has remained the same for years, and the community wanted it that way. Parking is right to the highway, restroom is somewhat clean, place is somewhat safe. Be careful, don't be flashy, take care of the aina and aloha everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This beach is about an hour's drive from Honolulu, but it is well worth the trip. The water is so clear you can see the ocean floor, the waves are respectable but not overwhelming, and the sand is all natural. They have a bathroom (located across the road) and showers. The view is awesome! Mountain on one side of the... More 

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is a nice beach for swimming, sunbathing and picnicing. At the north end is great for surfing, or just watching the surfers. Very few people on the beachduring the week.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Beautiful sandy beach that does not have all of the tourist traffic. There are areas of the beach that we felt like we had the place to ourselves.

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