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Waikiki Beach

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Address: Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 0862211885
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Oahu's most popular beach.

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$99.00*
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
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Private Surf Lesson at Waikiki Beach
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Private Group Stand-Up Paddling Lessons

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Beautiful and spectacular view at night

We've come to Waikiki for years. Love the beach (near the Hilton). Not crowded most of the time. Beautiful, blue water which is typically not too rough. Easy to swim or float. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can you say, it's Waikiki! First time there, we noticed that the beach seemed clean and very accessible from shops, restaurants and transportation. They offered chaise lounges and umbrellas for rent, as well as surf boards. We also saw some outdoor showers spaced every now and then. It's Hawaii, you're at the beach...how could it be bad?!

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach is centrally located among hotels, restaurants, shops, etc, and so its convenient just to "drop by". Always dreamed of coming here but was disappointed after seeing so many more beautiful beaches elsewhere. There are washrooms along the way but not that clean. Many homeless people sleeping under the shade and so a sad note of reality lingers. The... More 

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New York City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've come to Waikiki for years. Love the beach (near the Hilton). Not crowded most of the time. Beautiful, blue water which is typically not too rough. Easy to swim or float. The view is an endless Pacific ocean looking south. Spectacular, especially at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Waikiki beach is probably one of the busiest beaches in Honolulu district, in the south of O'ahu, one of the Hawaiian islands. There is much to see here. A tourist magnet. Walk along the beach from the zoo to the shopping district and rest for an iced coffee. The sunset is always a highlight. Should be seen and experienced.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dirty and crowded with lots of homeless people sleeping in the grass. Plenty of great beaches to check out instead on Oahu.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You do need to spend a night or two here, but there are so many better places to visit. Walk the beach, do some shopping, then get out of town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our visit was made whole every time we visited this beautiful beach. The holokai catamaran is on the beach and there are also lots of restaurants although I never visited any on the beach. Absolutely stunning views but be careful of the rocks when u swim

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Antioch, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is beautiful and great for swimming there are also paddle board for rent we had a great time

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Bismarck ND
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is ok but nothing special. The water wasn't as clear as alot of places in Hawaii and it's a fairly busy beach, but that's obvious! It is very calm so great for the kids!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sandy beach but doesn't last long before it suddenly drops and becomes sharp rocks or coral! Always busy due to it being the beach of Honolulu!

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