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“Nice beach, but over-crowded.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
Ranked #16 of 318 things to do in Honolulu
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Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice beach, but over-crowded.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

Well you could say a tourist attraction doesn't get famous for no reason. There is no denying that this beach is beautiful and is in a prime location. You are literally an arms-length from a fruity cocktail or a new pair of shoes after tanning your legs. The only problem I have with this beach is that it gets so crowded that you have to get there early to claim your spot if you are taking more than just a couple friends. There were 4 of us when we went, and it was hard for us to get a spot even! It's a great swim spot though since the waves are calm and you are blocked off by a small rock wall where the surfers and paddle boarders all go out. You don't have to worry about there being any rocks underfoot, so you can just bask in the cool yet warm calm waters and relax.... until the crowds get loud and rowdy and you are reminded that it's not that kind of a quiet relaxing beach.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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“Just like Pictures”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

Interesting and surprisingly clean given the amount of people around. looks just like it does in pictures. sat on the beach and watched the sunset which was lovely. Felt very safe.

Visited April 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“The Best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

I love Waikiki beach. My husband and I are on our thirty first vist,
And thirty second next month. The beach is very clean. The water is very salty and warm. A great atmosphere.

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“Better beaches in Australia”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

Was disappointed with Waikiki. The sand was terrible, plus the homeless and people smoking. Not a nice way to enjoy the beach. They need to ban smoking at beaches like some places in Australia, so everyone can enjoy it not be stuck breathing smoke

Visited September 2012
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“Very clean”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

A beautiful beach. Not too crowded when we were there (end of Sept) The water wasn't perfectly clear and once in the ocean there were many bits of washed coral to avoid with your toesies, but they take good care to clean it of trash and such.

Visited September 2012
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