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41 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1299
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I thought this was the most beautiful beach we visited in Oahu. I would rank this one higher than Kailua at least in terms of scenery. I know these places are not such secrets any more, but they're not ruined - at least not yet....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kcmule
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredibly beautiful beach, with soft sand, great waves and beautiful clear blue water. Plenty of room, very uncrowned even on State holiday.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 817gasperm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hawaii deserves its grand reputation. Amazed at how warm the water was compared to our Northern California beaches. This beach was not crowded in June and we found an Air B&B only two blocks away. Our college graduate granddaughter learned not quite quickly enough about...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mageith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beauty! lots of weddings happening the day we went here. we did not stay on the beach area as we were checking the area out and heading to bellows beach

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to be our favorite beach but with the tent city there now, the bathrooms tend to be even worse and the beach doesn't feel as safe. It's still beautiful however!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MusingsOnTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Calm beach. Safe to swim. My husband snorkeled there but didn’t see much fish. There are public change/washrooms, and shower heads for a quick rinse. Would definitely want to go again and cruise for hours. ;)

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank aimielin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wiamanolo beach has a shallow slope with easy entry. Shallow wave break. It is absolutely beautiful!!!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 69christyd
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful beach but two people were stung by blue jellyfish while we were there. We found out later they were Portuguese man of war; really painful. Watch carefully if you have kids, the jellies are small and can be hard to spot until they’re right...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheAnchorageThad
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a nice beach but watch your valuables. There is a lot of people living on the edge of the beach and it is a poor area. Nothing happened but just be careful as you would anywhere else.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank arkin1234
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Went later in the day and the beach was quiet and rather empty. Bathrooms nearby. The waves were small enough for elementary school kids to swim in. The views were stunning. Ample parking.

Date of experience: May 2019
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from Traveling007Texan | Reviewed this property |
In addition to the road parking in the neighborhood, there is a beach parking lot with dozens of spaces. You enter off the main road near the air force base.
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September 22, 2017|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a home on Waimanalo Beach down from the camping area in March 2017. There were some homeless people staying more along the beachline in makeshift tents but they were harmless and very nice. They mostly kept to... More
January 19, 2017|
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Response from bobster4u | Reviewed this property |
I visits in November 2016 and some individuals were living in makeshift housing towards the Makapu'u side of the beach area. We walked down the beach towards the Bellows Beach side and felt safe. The presence of a manned... More