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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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Soak up Hawaii’s island charm while relaxing on the sandy shores of Waikiki Beach. Located on the south shore of Honolulu, the beach borders the well-known neighborhood of Waikiki, once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Known for its pristine white sand, bathtub temperatures, and spectacular views of the Diamond Head tuff cone, the beach serves as a popular place for watersports and sunbathing year-round. Try your hand at riding the waves with a surf lesson, or take a stroll along the boardwalk, where you will find a variety of oceanside dining options and street vendors. Put Waikiki Beach into our Honolulu trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Honolulu.
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  • We love coming to Waikiki, The beach is amazing, the water is crystal clear and the food places across the road a plentiful. Everyone is so polite 
    We love coming to Waikiki, The beach is amazing, the water is crystal clear and the food places across the road a plentiful. Everyone is so polite  more »
  • This is a great place for average swimmers to enjoy the ocean and for newbies to learn to surf. The only hassle is parking if you are not staying at a beach hotel 
    This is a great place for average swimmers to enjoy the ocean and for newbies to learn to surf. The only hassle is parking if you are not staying at a beach hotel  more »
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  • We visited Maui and Kauai but by far this was my girls favorite! Love this beach… let’s be real just stay here and enjoy the sand, sun and beach!
  • Spectacular beach. When we were there the waves were really tame. Curious what others notice. It's crowded. The sand is perfect. One of the things I look for in a beach is no or few rocks in the water at wading depth. This beach is great, at least the small section where we were. Almost no rocks to contend with while wading in.

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