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Waikiki Beach

Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Oahu's most popular beach.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (818 reviews)
“busy beach” (220 reviews)
“homeless people” (269 reviews)
Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed yesterday

Waikiki Beach is a must if you are visiting Waikiki. Statue of Duke is in one part of the beach. It's beautiful just walking up and down the beach. A few of the hotels that are beach front are a great place to have something...More

Thank Carla110490
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The great thing about Waikiki Beach is that it has both quiet and busy spots, perfect for whatever you're looking for. When we first arrived, we wondered why there were not that many beach goers on what we were told was one of the best...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We both like this beach and we don't! It's very crowdy all time but it's the perfect spot in Honolulu and you have everything near and the sun is at the right side. It's amazing that you can go from beach to eat,drink,shop Prada,Louis Vuitton...More

Thank eva r
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes I know this is Waikiki but the crowds were just too much. No good place to put a beach chair and forget about an umbrella. Skip it!

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed yesterday

Was hard to tell which was fake sand and which was real. The surf instructor told us sand was brought in. I believe it as the sand stuck to you and you had the pick the sand pebbles off versus just dusting the real sand...More

Thank Darla B
Reviewed yesterday

This world-famous beach surprised us. We imagined it to be a long stretch of pristine beach but instead found a short beach full of beach chairs and people. We liked the backdrop of the Diamond Head Crater and the people in the water seemed to...More

Thank Jaar P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this beach, they keep it pretty clean for tourists. Only complaint is they need better & newer washroom facilities. Lots of homeless people but most don't bother tourists. You can rent beach chairs/loungers & umbrellas but prices are high.

Thank Sunworshiper54
Reviewed 2 days ago

just a lovely beach, pleasant, breezy and not too busy on the eastern end of the beach. sunsets, stores close by

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Participation is a must. We prefer to stay at the EWA end (opposite from Diamond Head) at the 50s style Breakers "motor court" for complicity and atmosphere. You're just 1/2 block from Ft. DeRussy beach with beach rentals and the start of the classic walk...More

Thank SaraF742
Reviewed 2 days ago

everything about this beach is amazing !!! I can't wait to go back...the waves were much more approachable then the north shore !!

Thank Brianna M
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13 January 2018|
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Response from Geoffrey M | Reviewed this property |
Find a spot and put down your towel etc. the earlier in the day you get there the more room their is. At peak their is still space it’s not the bad 🤙😎🏝🍺
11 December 2017|
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Response from JustJenniT | Reviewed this property |
If you and your niece love shopping, try the International Marketplace at 2330 Kalakaua Avenue. But, be sure to hit the shops along the avenue, and not just the mall. And, while tours are an easy way to see some spots, I’d... More
Ginger H
7 December 2017|
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Response from JustJenniT | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Beaches are public property.