This beach and Lanikai has to be the very best the island has to offer. But Kailua has facilities for the little ones and there a restaurant just across the road a small store down the street a bit. You'll find areas perfect for the little ones where the waves aren't crashing so it's a perfect place for families with small children(there's also a bit of shade as well). But the beach and the scenery just can't be beat - I can't say enough about this part of the island. Another feature that I love is the sand - it's as fine as baby powder! It's worth the 25 -30 minute drive from Honolulu and the beautiful scenic drive in between!