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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

3.8
#1 of 208 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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  • Spent most of my time on the stretch that is Waikiki Beach. Yes, super touristy, but so clean and so safe. Views of the sunset are unbelievable and people-watching is even better. Umbrellas, water spo...  more »
  • We stayed at one end of Waikiki and walked all the way to the other end. There are areas where you have to get off the beach and take a boardwalk and other areas where you actually have to go around t...  more »
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