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Waikiki Beach

Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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US$ 99.00*
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
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US$ 79.00*
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Sea Turtle and Tropical Fish Snorkeling Adventure
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US$ 149.00*
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Private Surf Lesson at Waikiki Beach
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Oahu's most popular beach.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (689 reviews)
“busy beach” (193 reviews)
“homeless people” (235 reviews)
Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviews (11,626)
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for a swim once here while on vacation. Even the locals talk about how bad the water quality is with all the hotels. Not the best place to swim. I'd consider Maui first.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked the beach today, gorgeous beach with fun everywhere It was a King Tribe so the waves were big and powerful

Thank Schubertholidays
Reviewed yesterday

Disappointed is the best definition for my feelings while getting to this very very famous beach all over the world. Many buildings taking the place where the beach used to be, nothing exiting or relevant there. Just another resort place.

Thank Artfran
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saturday has surfers in their hundreds out on the waves, a surfing competition as well, markets to look at and people everywhere. Find a seat and just take it all in.

Thank John A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views with plenty of shops, food, and other attractions near by. If you don't mind the crowd this is a great beach to go to. It was my first time swimming in the ocean and had a great time. Also very relaxing

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed yesterday

This place is one of the pillars of Oahu, a must do if you will. I suppose you do have to go here to say you went, but don't waste a beach day here. The beach is CROWDED full of all the tourists who stay...More

Thank hockeyaw19
Reviewed yesterday

It is a very welcoming beach although there are big crowds at times. You can hire a number of things to enjoy your visit including chairs and umbrellas,surf boards etc but for a price. There are also a number of beach bars/restaurants where you can...More

Thank gkoko52
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The main strip has lots of good shops and food options. Beach is lovely. Check out the farmers markets, the Moana Surfrider hotel and the new shopping mall.

Thank je1972
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The water is warm and clear. Like most popular tourist destinations it can become overcrowded but it's worth a dip or simply sit on the sand and watch the surfers, locals or other tourists.

Thank Suesolotraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you think of a beach, you think of Waikiki and you would be correct. This is the perfect beach for swimming, lounging, watching or trying surfing or wake boarding or simply people watching. Lots of green grass and white sand. Not a lot of...More

Thank Dawn K
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Beachhouse at the Moana
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.11 km away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Treaanor C
can i rent a car at waikiki beach
18 June 2017|
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Response from 153tylerw | Reviewed this property |
There is an Alamo rental car a block from the Westin Resort.
Derwin P
Where is the best place to watch sunset from Waikiki beach?
4 June 2017|
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Response from Elvavb | Reviewed this property |
you can take one of the catamarans ;)
Joan B
Is there a lot of coral in the water on Waikiki Beach? Should we bring reef shoes just to swim?
11 May 2017|
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Response from Chrisbliss21 | Reviewed this property |
I've been to Waikiki beach practically every summer since my early teens and I've never needed water/reef shoes. The sand isn't powder smooth, it feels a bit grainy, but it's not enough to cut/break skin. I've gone out... More