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Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely make sure to go to this beach! Great for swimming, floating, tanning, etc. White sand beach and turquoise water.

Thank haley55c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beach was amazing for a post pillbox swim! Beach was nice and sandy and the waves were small/non existent making it child friendly should you come here with any. Has changing rooms and toilets on site too.

Thank Cassie-Andy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WAS a solid 5 stars until this last visit...waaaaaaay too many people now. it’s become a second waikiki sadly

Thank ed2321
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice beach! Quiet, not too crowded, and clear water and clean sand. Parking can be tricky as its just street parking and the area is residential.

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best beach (neat, clean) you will find in Oahu, its very good to have water activities and water is pretty good to be in it for the whole day. Current is less and also tides are not crazy. good beach to spend...More

Thank snehasis111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lanikai beach has no parking area, however, you can find a spot along the road and walk in Sandy alleys between some of the homes. The beach was perfect for children. Clear and calm. There was quite a few people snorkeling and one gentleman told...More

Thank Theferros
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great beach for family or just a nice mellow day sunbathing and swimming. The ocean is mellow here, little or no waves due to the reef a quarter of a mile out. Nice views of some tiny islands and clean water. Note...More

Thank AliLexa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful as well and the water is much calmer. Had a great time, would definitely go back! Thank you Hawaii.

Thank suzette s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite beach in oahu. Was quite busy but really beautiful. Palm trees and amazing blue water

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great, massive beach makes even the most crowded of days feel like there’s just a few others far away. It’s very pleasant for walking.

Thank Maakusu
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from Joethecritique | Reviewed this property |
It depends on where you are staying. You can take a bus to Kailua beech which is a short walk to Lani Kai. You can also take a different bus to Kailua where you can rent snorkeling gears. It will be a longer walk to Lani... More
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Lori D |
It depends on what part of Kailua you are in. If you are near Kailua beach park it is about a 15 min. walk to Lanikai and once you get to lanikai there are many public beach accesses between the private residential houses... More
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June 24, 2018|
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Response from 63oliverb | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s perfect.....