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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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#1 of 205 in Beaches in Hawaii
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • Very pretty! Waikiki is very busy, and I would never want to stay in that area, but we went to check out the beach closer to sunset and was able to find a parking spot very close to the beach. We...  more »
  • We enjoyed Waikiki Beach because we didn't go for a traditional beach day. Our first visit was during our first night in Hawaii, just before sunset. It was still crowded, but not nearly as packed as.....  more »
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  • Come here at least once in your life
  • Nice famous beach but you can find nicer beaches in Oahu

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