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“Waikiki Beach was the best combination of relaxation and fun in the sun we could have hoped for!”
Review of Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
Ranked #16 of 324 things to do in Honolulu
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Owner description: Oahu's most popular beach.
Phoenix, Arizona
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“Waikiki Beach was the best combination of relaxation and fun in the sun we could have hoped for!”
Reviewed 6 January 2012

My husband and I vacationed on Oahu for a week. We visited every beach on the island. We found that Waikiki Beach was the best place to stay to reach all activities on the island and be close to the majority of the fun. To save on travel expense we rented a car for only half of the week to visit Pearl Harbor, some of the other beaches and the Dole Pineapple Plantation. Everything else we did we were able to walk to from our Waikik Beach hotel. There are plenty of restaurants, shops, bars, tours, etc. to keep you busy. We aren't avid surfers, so if that's what you are, you'll want to head to North Beach where the waves are larger. As newbees, you can take surf lessons at Waikiki and enjoy waves that I would call "less stressful" for a beginner. One of our highlights was doing a submarine tour that took us 100 feet below sea level where we saw all kinds of sea life, a plane wreck and a ship wreck. If you are going to set out for the day I would recommend bringing a backpack with layers of clothing since it can be hot on the beach, but chilly in the shade and once the sun sets. We don't have a thing to complain about in regards to this beach, area, island, etc. If we had to come up with something the only thing we'd mention is that it is a little more expensive for everything, noteably the food, than on the mainland. We thought it was worth every extra penny. We hope you visit and enjoy your experience as much as we did. Aloooha!

Visited November 2011
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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93 reviews
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“Warm water and inviting”
Reviewed 6 January 2012

This beach never lets me down, as an Aussie I have high expectations of any beach and Waikiki never disappoints, clean and warm and relaxing.

Visited April 2011
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Townsville, Australia
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“Something for everyone!”
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Loved the outrigging ,swimming,people watching ( a constant theater)
So close to hotel.
Even though so full of people didnt feel crowded and water was still clean as was beach.
Lovely long boardwalks

Visited January 2012
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Dinuba CA
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“Not my kind of beach.”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

This beach is shallow and small with next to nothing for waves. If you visit during the busy season- good luck. It is wall to wall people. There are families, young singles, older folks- all hanging out here.
I prefer a little quieter, non-resort type beach. We like to walk the beach without dodging people the entire way. We like to play in the water without bumping into other boogy-boarders.
On the plus side,it is kept immaculately clean, even during the busy season.

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boston
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“the real deal”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

beautiful clear water, long swatch of soft white sand, lot's of things going on. if you like an active beach scene, you can't beat waikiki.

Visited January 2012
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