Soak up Hawaii’s island charm while relaxing on the sandy shores of Waikiki Beach. Located on the south shore of Honolulu, the beach borders the well-known neighborhood of Waikiki, once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Known for its pristine white sand, bathtub temperatures, and spectacular views of the Diamond Head tuff cone, the beach serves as a popular place for watersports and sunbathing year-round. Try your hand at riding the waves with a surf lesson, or take a stroll along the boardwalk, where you will find a variety of oceanside dining options and street vendors. Put Waikiki Beach into our Honolulu trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Honolulu.
Tours to Waikiki Beach
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Likely to sell out BOOK WITH VIATOR Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Path to Pali Passage - 30 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On
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BOOK WITH VIATOR Deluxe Pearl Harbor USS Arizona Memorial and Honolulu City Tour
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Waikiki Beach reviews
Way too many people everywhere with resort swimming pools so congested it was disgusting to say the least! How anyone can enjoy themselves is mind boggling. Then there’s the $25-$30 hamburgers and...
Way too many people everywhere with resort swimming pools so congested it was disgusting to say the least! How anyone can enjoy themselves is mind boggling. Then there’s the $25-$30 hamburgers and... more »
We were told a lot to be aware of and I was surprised that we did not see all of the concerns we were told to watch out for
We were told a lot to be aware of and I was surprised that we did not see all of the concerns we were told to watch out for more »
We visited Maui and Kauai but by far this was my girls favorite! Love this beach… let’s be real just stay here and enjoy the sand, sun and beach!
Spectacular beach. When we were there the waves were really tame. Curious what others notice. It's crowded. The sand is perfect. One of the things I look for in a beach is no or few rocks in the water at wading depth. This beach is great, at least the small section where we were. Almost no rocks to contend with while wading in.
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