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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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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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  • Nice to see the Sun and playing on the beach during the day, and water sports. Watching the sunset in the evening, Friday night fireworks. I was running and yoga is morning evening is best. You might even Aqua shoes where depth's yoghurt just turned Rocky, so can't swim.
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  • Not the nicest beach I’ve been on, lots of little stones on the beach and quite rocky in the sea..would definitely recommend wearing sea shoes. To hire 2 chairs and an umbrella costs $80 USD..pretty e...  more »
  • Parts of Waikiki Beach are extremely busy but both times I have stayed here I have headed for the beach towards the Diamond Head end where there is not so many people and open sea with some surf. Wate...  more »
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