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A popular surfing beach with dangerous waves.
8801 Kalanianaole Hwy, Oahu, HI 96825
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Reviewed yesterday

Sandy Beach Park is an amazing beach on the southeast shore of O`ahu that has a much different feel to it than Waikiki. While beautiful, Waikiki is predominantly tourists whereas Sandy has more of a laid-back feel with local folks primarily using the beach. Take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Blake M
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Sandy Beach Park during the afternoon and the sand looked like someone had spilled the glitter. It’s a lovely park, we had no problem finding a place to park, there were brides being photographed and down a ways -little kids playing in the...More

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

The beach is very beautiful, you can even see a blowhole not too far from wherever you sit. Only downside is the strength of the wind, waves, and current. The lifeguards advised that if you aren’t experienced in swimming in this kind of water, you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nicoleaygar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I was younger and lived on the island, I felt confident with my ability to bodysurf at Sandys. I was fearless and would go out even on the biggest days. Now that I am much older, I know my limitations and definitely respect the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank therealS1
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The beach is really sandy and the waves are big. I've never experienced their strenght before. If you're not careful they get you and tumble as if you were in a washing machine. And when you think it's over the next one comes and smash...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank petesza
Reviewed 22 September 2018

i love the sea and the waves ,but here in hawai most of places have strong current and powerfull waves .........so here you can enjoy taking a little risk of some scratch,but the water and the fun are super ......i love HAWAI !!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Very hard waves, and could be dangerous for young children, but you'll have fun if you're experienced.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This beach is one of the places where you can stop on the way around the island to Honolulu. The water is rough. The waves are high, and there are rip tides. My nephew told me it's dangerous. You'll find food trucks and picnic tables..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As we approached the beach with our children, we were greeted by a friendly and helpful lifeguard who strongly advised us to keep the kids out of the rough water due to strong rip tides. We let them get wet up to the ankles, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rick Z
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I was at this beach specifically for the sunrise and it did not disappoint. I was there on July 19, the sun came up around 6am so be there around 5:45 to find a good spot. I saw about 10 folks there so not crowded...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from T_Shields645 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are bathrooms