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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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#1 of 200 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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  • 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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  • 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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