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“great beach”(16 reviews)
“west side”(15 reviews)
A popular beach for surfing.
84-369 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792
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All reviews great beach boogie boarding west side quiet beach local surfers body boarding bigger waves high waves lifeguard station surfing competition the nicest beach beautiful waves white sand shore break well worth the trip fish our honeymoon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely beach but like all of the Leeward Shore beaches, you have to be very careful of the undertow and high waves. But nice, clean and oh so beautiful views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Questovia
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This beach was amazing and not very crowded. I was happy they had a life guard station there; the current was strong and the waves got pretty big. Great place to watch body boarding!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tra_lbug
Reviewed September 28, 2018

One of our favorite beachside locations in Makaha. Beautiful views and sunsets...we spent several days and evenings during our 2 week vacation. Friendly people and not crowded, especially, during the week in September.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 686idag
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Not many tourists. Plenty of turtles; when we snorkelles, we saw some moray eels. We even had a sea lion visitng the beach. This is one of few beaches where one can fish from beach in Oahu. It is located in the Makaha valley and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank rbahar007
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Went to this beach on our July 2018 trip. The beach can get busy later in the day. Not much around so bring supplies. Life guards on the premise. Would visit beach again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nazarenevow
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A very beautiful quiet beach which is not too crowded. Nice waves for surfing and boogie boarding. The waves are close to the shore for surfing you just have to be mindful of the shore break. The are life guard stations and they are on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank in2tiv
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Makaha Beach Park is a guarded Beach with beautiful water. The water is clear and clean and the bay has some gentle sloping areas with a sandy bottom. There is also a well known outside surf break and some fun inside waves too! Great beach...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank melissa S
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is a great beach with lots of local presence. There are lifeguards and facilities not too far away. The parking is off street and the waves are moderate to small.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank iGlobalTravel
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The west shore offer some really nice beaches that are less frequented but might not have restrooms or showers. This beach is pretty with white sand but there are rocks so step carefully. The surf was nice the day we went but could be bad...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Like a lot of places in Hawaii, the view is what it’s all about. Not crowded at all. Quite serene. Killer sunsets. Worth the drive up to see if you have time to kill. Not a must see location though.

Date of experience: June 2018
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May 7, 2018|
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Response from uncoco | Reviewed this property |
I answered it a few days ago.
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Response from pupit | Reviewed this property |
We were not mistreated or bothered while we were there, and we kept to ourselves at the far end of the beach, where it was not very crowded. I don't tend to think about or notice "colors or races" of people, but looking... More
June 12, 2015|
Response from ladytattoo7 | Reviewed this property |
Not much to snorkel over close up. The turtle cleaning station is OUT there....not for the amateur!