Waikiki Beach
Waikiki Beach
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18,578 reviews
Excellent
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Very good
5,651
Average
2,891
Poor
663
Terrible
221

345debrab
Wakefield, UK185 contributions
Couples
Beautiful beach where you can go to different parts where there are waves or calm bits that have wave barriers. I went to the calm bit so I could swim safely. Lovely soft sand on the calm sections and felt safe whilst on the beach.
Written 27 September 2022
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MindStorm
Honolulu, HI898 contributions
We live less than a mile from here. For us, there are too many tourists, and in general, too many crowds.

Some good high-end shops, an Apple store (what I mostly go there for), some very good restaurants (and many no-so-good). Nice beaches.

If you are a tourist, you MUST go here. Can't go home and say you never made it to Waikiki. If you live here, then just go for specific purposes, be it Apple store or a local music show at the Blues Club.
Written 23 September 2022
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639abbie
Canberra, Australia1,069 contributions
Friends
We love the beach, water temperature, crowd and the services there. This beach is crowded and the sand is not as refined at the Gold Coast Australia. But the water temperature is divine and lifeguard alertness is second to none (I was rescued) . A must visit site .
Written 22 September 2022
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fozjon
Jaipur, India1,564 contributions
this is one of the world's iconic beaches. Hotels are pricy, but there are plenty of people. There is almost anything you might want to buy available nearby. The water is still amazing and the waves are gentle.
Written 21 September 2022
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prose976
Oro Valley, AZ8 contributions
Just plain old crowded, weird and unkempt. Like going to Santa Monica. Not romantic in the least and full of vagrant-like characters.
Written 20 September 2022
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Janvanj7
133 contributions
Family
It’s got the be the most famous beaches in the world?? Waited a long time to come here and it is amazing. Not as big as I expected it and does get crowded.
Excellent for surfing, sunbathing and people watching. The water is clean and warm.
Even spotted a sea turtle on a couple of different occasions.
Plenty of showers along the shore and some toilet facilities too.
Surfboard hire is very expensive on the beach. I went to Star Beachboys around 500 yards from the beach $20 dollars for all day hire. On the beach it’s double. $100 dollars to hire it for the week.
Written 19 September 2022
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AndyC655
Doncaster, UK107 contributions
Couples
One of the most stunning beaches i have ever been too, beautiful white sand and clear water, very wavey so lots of fun. $90 for sun beds was a surprise but cant go all that way and not visit this beach
Written 18 September 2022
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Anna B
8 contributions
Way too many beach goers for our taste. It is very crowded and in a highly commercialized area. There are very few places to sit or lay on the beach without being on top of others. Some may enjoy this, we did not. Glad we went but wont go back there for awhile.
Written 12 September 2022
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Michelle659
New Zealand80 contributions
This is an incredibly beautiful and interesting place to be. The hotels and gardens along the beach are stunning. Iconic view to Diamond head.
Written 9 September 2022
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73travelbug65
Seaford, NY292 contributions
all designer brands on the strip
big change from last time I was here 30 years ago
a musst see when you go to Oahu
Written 8 September 2022
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