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“Best Beach in the World!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lanikai Beach

Lanikai Beach
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Mokulua Islands Full-Day Guided Kayak Tour from Kailua Beach
Ranked #2 of 38 things to do in Kailua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Best Beach in the World!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

If you want a beach in paradise, this is the place you need to go to! Forget about Waikiki or any other part of the islands. This is Nirvana! The waters are warm, waves are minimal, facilities are well kept and grounds clean and litter free. Folks are mellow and the entire atmosphere for a memorable vacation starts here. Sand is clean and parking is limited, so arrive early! Nearby Kailua is laden with many interesting shops to browse and just relax. Great restaurants in this quiet town that is a much better atmosphere than the crowds in Waikiki!

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Johnston, Iowa
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“Lanikai was great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

Its a gorgeous beach. i could lounge there every day. It was a short walk away from the Hula Breeze where we stayed.

Visited February 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

Windy in March but so gorgeous! White sand and blue waters. You couldn't ask for more! We were looking to snorkel but it was too windy and there were a load of windsurfers out there. We didn't mind wading instead though.

Visited March 2014
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Kailua, Hawaii
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“Pretty neighborhood beach with no facitities”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Lanikai beach has no restrooms, no lifeguards and limited parking. Kailua Beach is nicer and has bathrooms, drinking fountains and good parking.

Visited March 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Mixed Review”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

First, it is a very nice beach and very calm waters for a Hawaii beach and easy to get to.

What really bother me the most and had me searching for other beaches is that there were lots of dogs.

Even though the owners are required to pick up after their dogs and they do. It bothered me to see dogs defecating in the water where I was going to swim.

Visited March 2014
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