Makapu'u Beach

Makapu'u Beach, Waimanalo: Address, Phone Number, Makapu'u Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Makapu'u Beach
4.5
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Stretching more than 1,000 yards of sandy shoreline, this spot is considered the premier bodysurfing beach in Hawaii.
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Ponderdog
McKinney, TX63 contributions
Beautiful Beach, but I wouldn't say kid friendly
Apr 2021
There's some great pictures here, and you can walk down and maybe catch a peek at some sea life, I saw a crab while there, but this may now be the place for kids. When we went, there was no swimming/surfing allowed due to the waves. It also seemed a rocky, so this may not be the place to go if you like something more sandy.
Written 9 April 2021
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momoftwoboysnc
28 contributions
Great beach
Apr 2021
Enjoyed body surfing the big waves and exploring the area surrounding the beach, water shoes are a must.
Written 5 April 2021
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luvmy32000
San Antonio, TX1 186 contributions
Pristine
Dec 2020 • Couples
My daughter chose this location to get married at. It was a great choice. We finally accomplished the wedding after 6 months of covid delays. What a treat to give her away here.
Written 11 December 2020
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Travelcooking
London, UK3 752 contributions
What a beautiful beach!
Dec 2019
This beach is more for locals, so it is quieter and nice. The scenic views are impressive that includes the hillside, the view of the park and the dark lava mountains. The contrasting colors of the blue water, the white sand and the mountains are really a nice beautiful.
Written 2 July 2020
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Mike H
Phoenix, AZ1 803 contributions
Wander in The Tide Pool
Feb 2020
We took the road down to this beach off the main highway. It ended in a parking lot that had lots of room. A few people were on the beach having a picnic and the kids were playing in the water. The surf was down and so was the tide so we got to wander around some tide pools at the beach. Fun for just goofing off.
Written 20 March 2020
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janicepk
Annapolis, MD867 contributions
Beautiful beach and whales
Mar 2020 • Couples
We stopped because many cars has stopped along the way to get a sense of the coastline. Once we stopped and looked across the ocean we saw multiple spouse and whales along with some breaching.
Written 12 March 2020
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June E
Selden, NY10 contributions
Makapu’u
Feb 2020
Beautiful just breath taking. Been here several times, the view just gets better and better. Just unbelievable.love this place
Written 8 March 2020
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Corteney A
Abilene, TX385 contributions
Stunning Views
Feb 2020 • Couples
Stunning views from the lookout point and beautiful water. This was probably the most beautiful spot we stopped at on the whole island!
Written 24 February 2020
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Megan S
CT304 contributions
Very Wavy
Feb 2020
When we got there the surf was up. We went into the water and it was exhilarating but also scary. Didn't stay long.
Written 7 February 2020
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MominOC
Orange County, CA4 153 contributions
Stunning
Jan 2020 • Couples
Each stop more beautiful than the last! Easy access and no crowds on this day in January. Highly recommend.
Written 31 January 2020
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