Beaches in Honolulu and Oahu

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Beaches in Honolulu and Oahu

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Ala Moana Beach Park
A protective reef makes Ala Moana essentially a ½-mile-wide saltwater...
Beaches Honolulu
 
Bellows Beach
Bellows is the same beach as Waimanalo, but it's under the auspices...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Diamond Head Beach
You have to like a little hiking to like Diamond Head Beach...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Duke Kahanamoku Beach
Named for Hawaii's famous Olympic swimming champion, Duke Kahanamoku...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Ehukai Beach Park
What sets Ehukai apart is the view of the famous Banzai Pipeline...
Beaches North Shore Oahu
 
Electric Beach
Directly across from the electricity plant—hence the name—Electric...
Beaches Honolulu and Oahu
 
Fort DeRussy Beach Park
This is one of the finest beaches on the south side of Oahu...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Gray's Beach
A little guesthouse called Gray's-by-the-Sea stood here in the...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Haleiwa Alii Beach Park
The winter waves are impressive here, but in summer the ocean...
Beaches North Shore Oahu
 
Halona Cove
Also known as From Here to Eternity Beach and "Pounders," this...
Beaches Southeast Oahu
 
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Picture this as the world's biggest open-air aquarium. You go...
Beaches Southeast Oahu
 
Kahaloa and Ulukou Beaches
The beach widens back out here, creating the "it" spot for the...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Kahana Bay Beach Park
Local parents often bring their children here to wade in safety...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Kailua Beach Park
A cobalt-blue sea and a wide continuous arc of powdery sand make...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Ko Olina
This is the best spot on the island if you have small kids. The...
Beaches West (Leeward) Oahu
 
Kualoa Park
Grassy expanses border a long, narrow stretch of beach with spectacular...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Kuhio Beach Park
This beach has experienced a renaissance after a recent face-lift...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Lanikai Beach Park
Think of the beaches you see in commercials: peaceful jade green...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Makaha Beach Park
This beach provides a slice of local life most visitors don't...
Beaches West (Leeward) Oahu
 
Makapuu Beach
A magnificent beach protected by Makapuu Point welcomes you to...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Malaekahana Beach Park
The big attraction here is tiny Goat Island, a bird sanctuary...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Mokuleia Beach Park
There is a reason why the producers of the TV show Lost chose...
Beaches North Shore Oahu
 
Papaoneone Beach
You may have to do a little exploring to find Papaoneone Beach...
Beaches West (Leeward) Oahu
 
Pokai Bay Beach Park
This gorgeous swimming and snorkeling beach is protected by a...
Beaches West (Leeward) Oahu
 
Punaluu Beach Park
If you're making a circle of the island, this is a great stopping...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Queen's Surf Beach
So named as it was once the site of Queen Liliuokalani's beach...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Sandy Beach
Probably the most popular beach with locals on this side of Oahu...
Beaches Southeast Oahu
 
Sans Souci State Recreational Park
Nicknamed Dig-Me Beach because of its outlandish display of skimpy...
Beaches Waikiki
 
Sunset Beach
The beach is broad, the sand is soft, the summer waves are gentle...
Beaches North Shore Oahu
 
Turtle Bay
Now known more for its resort (the Turtle Bay Resort) than its...
Beaches North Shore Oahu
 
Waimanalo Beach Park
One of the most beautiful beaches on the island, Waimanalo is...
Beaches Windward Oahu
 
Waimea Bay
Made popular in that old Beach Boys song "Surfin' U.S.A.," Waimea...
Beaches North Shore Oahu
 
White Plains
Concealed from the public eye for many years as part of the former...
Beaches West (Leeward) Oahu
 
Yokohama Bay
You'll be one of the few outsiders at this Waianae Coast beach...
Beaches West (Leeward) Oahu
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