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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Hawaii and started to lose hope finding a decent swimmable beach. On our last day, we went to Lanakai beach in Oahu and was fortunate enough to find street parking just a few steps away from the public beach access. It wasn’t busy when...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ana N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lanikai Beach is one of the best beaches that we visited during our six-days drive in Oahu. The beach sand is white, powdery, and so sift to walk on. From the beach are visible the pleasing pair of Mokulua Islands. The water is clear with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Previa1994
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this beach after hiking the Lanikai pillbox trailhead. There is No parking for this beach. You park along the streets or Lanikai park and you walk along the road adjacent to the beach and there are many access paths to walk in....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends had told us that this is the best beach for snorkeling on Oahu. On the day we arrived, there was nobody in the water and the beach was empty (we arrived just after the sunrise hike to the pillboxes just above the beach). Parking...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank AStriefler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here after hiking the pillbox ridge hike. I first saw the beach from the ridge and it is so beautiful! Parking a little difficult to find and it's important to be respectful as it's in a residential neighborhood. The beach itself was stunning....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MelindaN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Lanikai Beach and loved it. It was not crowded like Waikiki Beach. It was not commercial. It had beautiful blue-green water and was peaceful. A sea turtle swam close to us. Beach accesses are marked. Both times we were there, people set up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jwdavidson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very calm beach with great view and clear water. Spent there a couple of hours before moving to pillbox hike.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 105svyatoslavp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most glorious beach we went to in the entirety of the north shore. The reason we loved it so much was firstly the sand, it was the smoothest softest sand, the water was crystal clear and when we went in snorkelling, we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ZazaYue1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found a place to park - watch the traffic! Crossed the road and saw the most sea turtles ever! They were so neat to watch. Got a lot of good video and pictures and just stood there and watched them wash in, eat and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cormick026
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lanikai beach is a beautiful beach. No special photography skills are needed to capture photos that look like a postcard, it's just that beautiful. There are no facilities at this beach and parking is on the street in a residential area so be prepared to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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20 August 2019|
Response from JerriAL1 | Reviewed this property |
Both routes are quite scenic depending on what you want to see. 72 will take you around the outside with views of ocean, beaches and small islands on the eastern and southeastern shores while also catching glimpses of... More
19 August 2019|
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Response from Brooklynite_Abroad | Reviewed this property |
We did see people kayaking right off Lanikai, they prebooked a kayak tour and their guide had their kayaks ready to go on Lanikai Beach. You may have to do some research online.
3 August 2019|
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Response from 398jenm | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t really encounter shells just soft white sand. Absolutely beautiful but not for shelling.