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“A passable beach” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kailua Beach Park

Kailua Beach Park
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Helena, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“A passable beach”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014

Frankly, we were disappointed in this beach. It's very narrow, it isn't particularly clean, and park facilities are in poor condition (the restrooms, for example, were rusty and dirty). There are picnic facilities, and the view is pleasant.

Visited April 2014
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Kailua, Hawaii, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice place to hang out, swim, walk, relax”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

Generally a good place to be if you're on the windward side of Oahu.

Kailua is normally a nice place to hang out, swim, walk, and relax

over 2 miles of beach to walk, and the bay is fairly calm to swim. We do get tradewinds typically which are usually around 10-15 mph. This will make the water choppy but still fun.

Those that like wind sports, such as kite surfing will enjoy the windier days.

Can be crowded at the park area. Please don't litter, and if you see litter...pick it up.

There has been an increase in crime in the area. Do not bring valuables to the beach or in your car. The bathrooms can be in disrepair, due to vandals. Good idea to bring some toliet paper.

Visited April 2014
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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“Hard-packed white sand, perfect for walking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Time your visit for low tide (Google: Kailua Tides) if you want to walk (it's just easier). It takes about 1 1/2 hours to do the whole bay end to end. There are 3 bathrooms along the way. Or--just bring your chair and a book. There is shade in places. Lots of great people watching. Crowded on weekends as can be expected--it's the best beach on the island!

Visited April 2014
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Kailua, Hawaii
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great for Kids by Boat Ramp”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have been to this beach more than any other one on Oahu... the state is great about making sure the sand get replenished when storms erode it away. Kailua has good winds for kite surfing and on most days water is calm enough to do stand up paddling as well as swimming and kayaking. What is fun for the kids is jumping off the boat dock. The park around the beach and the 3 restroom areas are clean and safe... Parking can be very much a challenge... Highly recommend this beach and it is good for walking all around the perimeter.

Visited March 2014
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Coarsegold, California
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“Quintessential Hawaii Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is the Hawaii beach you visualize in your mind. Beautiful long stretch of sand. There is shade if you need it. Stand up paddle/kayak rentals nearby. Beautiful views with turquoise water.

Visited April 2014
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