Consistently ranked as one of the best beaches in the world, Lanikai Beach attracts photographers for the view over two islands called the na mokulua, or mokes. In fact, the coast is often populated with photographers and models working on photo shoots for magazines. The beach is accessible by public paths through a nearby residential neighborhood. Bring water, snacks, and sunscreen; the beach has no facilities. Take a look at our Kailua trip itinerary site to schedule your visit to Lanikai Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Lanikai Beach Reviews
「天国の海」と呼ばれる別格の「ラニカイビーチ」 モクルア島を背景にしたターコイズブルーの海 シュガーパウダーのように白く柔らかな砂 ワイキキの雑踏とは全く違う全米No.1のビーチです 駐車場は有りません カイルアビーチパークに停めるか、沿道になります more »"Lanikai Beach" called "Sea of Heaven" Is the No.1 beach in the United States that is completely different from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, white and soft sand like turquoise sea sugar powder against the backdrop of Mokurua Island No.1 beach Stop at Kailua Beach Park or follow the road
C'est l'une des plus belles plages de Honolulu ! On ne voulait pas se baigner avec tous les touristes sur la plage de Waikiki ! Pour se garer, vous devrez faire beaucoup de tours avant d'en trouvez un... more »This is one of Honolulu's most beautiful beaches! We didn't want to swim with all the tourists on Waikiki beach! To park, you will have to do a lot of tricks before you find one! Turquoise water at 25C, fine sand, palm trees and tranquility.
I loved this beach so much because of the snorkeling. There is a lot of coral just off the beach teeming with life. The coral underwater canyons are prefect for exploring the tropical fish and sea life. The coral was much better shape than and more colorful than Hanauma Bay, but the depths were similar. Tropical fish, sea turtles and coral plus all the beautiful view of one of Oahu's most scenic beaches. Also there are a bunch of outrigger canoe groups who use this beach to launch their boats.
This is one of the most beautiful beaches that I have ever seen! It is extremely busy and parking might take a bit if you don't show up really early. We drove around a couple times before we found a spot, but luckily only had about a 5 minute walk. The beach itself was very full, but it didn't matter to us. Everyone seemed very friendly too! The sand is soft and so white. The water is a gorgeous blue! There are beautiful islands visible as well! We just chose a small spot, threw our stuff down and got in the water! The waves crash frequently and make it pretty fun. The sand under the water is full of very small broken shells and stones, but it isn't painful. We loved this beautiful beach and worked certainly return if we had time!
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