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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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#1 of 207 in Beaches in Hawaii
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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  • The best place to see one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. The beach is small and thin, except in the Hilton area where it is very large and white, bah maybe that magnificent sand was brought. But apart from this surely to wait here the wonderful colors at sunset, especially in the minutes after the setting of the sun, where the sky is colored pink, violi and red that I did not think could exist. The day spie is very busy and the access to the sea is simple Tip at all a nice bath here
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  • We come from the Gold Coast in Australia, so this beach was small and crowded and not golden compared to what we are used to. Also the cement retaining wall was such an eye saw. Beware the gravelly co...  more »
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