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Lanikai Beach

Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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“public access” (24 reviews)
“white sand” (73 reviews)
Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If the weather is nice (and lots of times, it’s rainy on the east side) this is the best beach on Oahu! Breathtaking views. Downside is there are no restrooms or shower facilities. If that’s important to you, go to Kailua State Beach just down...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing spot! Sandy clean beach with calm to moderate waves. Great for families with young children. Plenty to do with lots of rental places for kayaks, surf boards, snorkel equipment, and boats. Close to town where you can rent bikes. Plenty of local...More

Thank antonella b
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice and Calm beach so toddlers and younger children can play without worries of a strong current. It is located in a residential area so there is limited parking. You might have to find something on the street. We saw a guy flying his Mavic...More

Thank IppyFu
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very different from Waikiki as it is in a residential area. If you don't like crowds this is the place to be. Best place to see the sunset and sunrise between the Mokulua islands. Pill boxes are just not far to be hiked up to...More

Thank Artmoe
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went there at the beginning of October when the weather start to change, the ocean was very calm and great to swim, unfortunately I got stung by Jellyfish.

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have to agree with all the other reviews. We drove from Honolulu to this quiet little spot and found street parking behind the neighborhoods. It was a gorgeous, sunny day and my kids enjoyed splashing in the small waves while my wife and I relaxed...More

Thank chickencurry007
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolutely breathtaking beach--very pristine and beautiful--the sand is like fine light beige powder, the calm warm water has many beautiful shades of turquoise and teal, lovely views of the (2) bird sanctuary islands--the only drawback is that parking is tough since Lanikai...More

Thank royce1517
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach! You have to make time to check this out. Not much going on for snorkeling unless there are turtles present. It's tricky to find the beach because there is no main parking lot and it is behind private homes. Look for the foot...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was perfect for me and my husband. Plenty of sun and sand for him to lay out and calm beautiful water for me to swim and snorkel. I'd go back in a heartbeat!

Thank Betsy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this beach family friendly beautyful peaceful , clear and warm water we will come back again ❤️

Thank Rosario S
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anjee k
9 August 2017|
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Response from Mirela U | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but is 15 min from Waikiki, by car. So, you can anjoy but public transportation is very aloha. Recomand to rent a car, the chipeast... Think at me when you'll be there!
8 August 2017|
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Response from Thomas Y | Reviewed this property |
Oahu - windward side
Ana E
12 July 2017|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
Not Lanikai or Kailua.