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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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Beautiful surfing beach

Really wide beach with lots of surfing activity. Beautiful area, like most of HI. Great facility with good parking, small restroom area, usually somebody selling great shaved ice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
joe s
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Indian Springs, Alabama
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Indian Springs, Alabama
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138 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really wide beach with lots of surfing activity. Beautiful area, like most of HI. Great facility with good parking, small restroom area, usually somebody selling great shaved ice here.

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Olympia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very mellow beach. Warm waters on soft sand. watched the sunset almost every night we were in Hawaii.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We were only able to spend an hour here one Saturday, but the beach is beautiful. It was overcast and not very crowded, but just a scattered assortment of families. The waves weren't too rough, and there seemed to be areas where they were even calmer. My older daughter tried to go out snorkeling, but since I couldn't go out... More 

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Stansbury park, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

this is a long beach with lots of sand and some shade trees further up the beach near the road. Some picnic tables too. Lots of room to spread out. Can do some boogey boarding or surfing, but the surfline is close to some rocks. There is good snorkeling, if you are a pretty good swimmer, it is about 200... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

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 July 21, 2016 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 July 8, 2016 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 June 29, 2016 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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