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Lanikai Beach

Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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“white sand” (75 reviews)
Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we first started going to Lanikai Beach over 10 years ago, word has gotten out about this idyllic location. It now includes masses of people coming over for the day from Waikiki. There is even a tour bus that drops of people and then...More

Thank fastsuzanne2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But no parking. Rent a bike from Kalua Beach adventures. Beach is beautiful. You will see so many fish!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this beach on the recommendation from the lady at a beach equipment rental company, and she was spot on! The beach is in a residential area that has *some* parking, but the day we were there the city had no parking signs...More

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually sought out this beach after my daughters bought some Brandy Melville t-shirts in Waikiki that said "Lanikai" on them. I looked up the beach and we set out the next day to find it! We went through the Kaneohe Valley (great drive) and...More

1  Thank The_Griswalds97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to drive here three times to make it work. Day one - pouring rain (went about 11 am); second attempt - cloudy but no parking near beach and state beach lots were full (went around 2pm); third time a charm - went around...More

Thank joliek840
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing.. if I won the lottery my 1st purchase would be a beachfront property here. We’ve Island hopped the last 2 week’s and have visited 6 or 7 different beaches. The panoramic view is breathtaking.. the waves are ideal for any beach activity you...More

Thank JetSetter4Life45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Oahu, make sure this bech is on your list to visit. Its beautiful! Head in to Kailua town for some shopping and lunch while you are here!

Thank DustyPink-Travels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed a block away from Lanikai beach and it was the best decision we made! We didn’t need to spend hours driving around the island in search for a great beach since it was just outside our front door. Clean and clear water with...More

1  Thank Kinggillen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a rare find in the crowded Honolulu scene. The Kailua area and specially lanikai beach is a well kept secret . It is about 1/2 mile beach with very gentle waves and ideal for families with kids. Very friendly and clean beach and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Kailua and hit the beach at Lanikai several times. Beautiful sand with quite a bit of space, not too may people, very friendly locals, and several access points. Parking can be a problem (use grass field of 'community center') and no...More

Thank Peter T
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2 January 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
Lots of great beaches, but not many with washrooms and food. If you skip the food part, you're good many places, but with food you're looking at Waikiki (not my favorite), and as mentioned by someone else, I like it down... More
anjee k
8 August 2017|
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Response from Babs301 | Reviewed this property |
There are no hotels near this beach. Look for a vacation house to rent if you are interested in staying in this area.
8 August 2017|
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Response from Thomas Y | Reviewed this property |
Oahu - windward side