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Waikiki Beach

Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (691 reviews)
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Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Considered the best beach in the world this is a must to walk along and to get in the sea. Very crowded beach from 8am till night everyday. It's not a negative however if you don't cope with crowds very well then you will struggle....More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice to see the birthplace of surf in but a tiny thin beach. Not sure what the hype is. There are nice places to eat along the beach and Stone areas to keep the waves out for families. However the current is strong here.

Thank Donnacash2020
Reviewed yesterday

The water is perfect not that cold, its too crowded in the day :P so best to go in morning and see the beauty

Thank salony s
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely sandy beach that gets a bit crowded. Hey - that's what you come for ! Great people watching as a lot of the people are no used to a surf (or any) beach. All sorts of antics going on. Fun to watch.

Thank astropig
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waikiki beach is an average beach at best but is popular with people that want to be seen here. This beach ranges from quite nice (in front of the Royal Hawaiian) to complete rubbish opposite "Dukes' Statue. If you like your feet shredded by rocks,...More

Thank btandrmb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waikiki Beach is my husband and my favorite beach ever because its vivid aqua color is gorgeous, you can walk the beach for miles and miles and can get a great view of the many resorts along the shore, you are steps away from many...More

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful water, just like in the photos. Plenty of places to hire stand up paddle boards, learn to surf, etc.

Thank Aussie333Lithgow
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not the greatest beach on the island but very nice and safe to swim in. Has great protected beach for young children and none swimmers

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The waters were lovely and cool on the beach of Waikiki. Many people enjoying the waves, but not too crowded. Rental of chaise lounge chairs and umbrella was available. We left our rental items for several hours and told the attendants. Our items were there...More

Thank marye2222017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach in the heart of Honolulu. Crowded but fun. Good sand and fun waves for the kids to play in.

Thank Debbie M
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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