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First time Hawaii visitors and anyone looking for the best price in Hawaii must come to Waikiki. There are no bargains to be found outside of Waikiki except for at the swap meet at Aloha Stadium in Pearl City near the Arizona Memorial. THIS is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Berkeleyalan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful beach, great for beginners to surf but it’s way too crowded. Not the cleanest beach or safest to leave your stuff. Fantastic sunsets and great for people watching.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kamb60
Reviewed yesterday

Staying at waikiki beach is one of the best things for new island visitors in Honolulu . There are lots of hotel to stay, best restaurants . If you want to surf also Waikiki Beach is best place for beginners.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ovundur
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A stroll along the beach front or a swim in the safe Waikiki Beach, is a must when you are visiting Honolulu.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 888teeitup
Reviewed 2 days ago

Where every tourist must go and probably is. It is packed but enjoyable. Must see attraction. You get beautiful views of the ocean and beautiful views of the people.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank troyv705
Reviewed 2 days ago

Still a great beach for crowd watching, learner surfing and swimming. You can always find a place to squeeze in as people come and go.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlhaHawaii
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waikiki beach is beautiful with great walking paths and many hotels fronting the beach where you can sit and have a drink , and people watch , the water is so blue and lovely to swim in , we even had surf lessons !!!! such...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank shezau
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waikiki Beach is very crowded. Ala Moana Beach Park is far more enjoyable. Waikiki itself is a very nice place to visit with lots of bars, cafes and restaurant catering for all ages and prices. The shops stay open late so relaxing after a meal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Departure469417
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I go early morning when it is not crowded and you can really enjoy the spectacular views toward Diamond Head and you get excellent photos opportunity. Restrooms and water fountain are along the beach walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank artxnuc54
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely to see at different times of the day with load of shops lovely beaches and great eateries. Great to enjoy the sea, sand and sun. Perfect to shop. Cool to go out for a drink. Super to go and enjoy all kinds of different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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23 October 2018|
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Response from trout600 | Reviewed this property |
Great time I’d year to go. It’s not the Rainy season yet and the nights are close to perfect.
22 October 2018|
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Response from cruiserone | Reviewed this property |
It is basic burgers, salads, lots of things with pineapple, poke bowls, lots of sushi and some very good restaurants.
29 August 2018|
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Response from Hoss98057 | Reviewed this property |
Very little difference in water temperature year around. Great swimming year-round