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Lanikai Beach

Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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“public access” (25 reviews)
“white sand” (75 reviews)
Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is a reason why Lanikai Beach is consistently thought of as one of the best beaches in the world. I visited here early morning in September if 2017. It definitely didn’t disappoint. The views were incredible, and by getting there early in the morning,...More

Thank brui4ns1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there afternoon and so many families enjoying the beach. You can just put up your tent or chair and then start having fun!

Thank medinamd23
Reviewed 5 days ago

It truly speaks for itself. It is gorgeous. If you really want to see its splendor go to check out the sunrise. It will change your life.

Thank jac797
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most beautiful beach. It’s water is clear light blue green it’s clean and it’s warm and so calm. The sand is soft on your feet and the views from the beach are breathtaking. I’ve been to many islands and by far my...More

Thank Sccrmom3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my (and everyone else's) favorite beaches. The sand is nice and the view is beautiful. This is not a surfing beach but lots there are many options for kayaking and paddle boating on the beach. I would note 2 things: 1)...More

Thank tetsuo-san
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lanikai is a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters and an idyllic calm to it. Many of the reviews here cite overcrowding, lack of restrooms, and parking as major drawbacks. We must have gotten lucky because there was plenty of space to carve out a...More

Thank RRB001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we first started going to Lanikai Beach over 10 years ago, word has gotten out about this idyllic location. It now includes masses of people coming over for the day from Waikiki. There is even a tour bus that drops of people and then...More

Thank fastsuzanne2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But no parking. Rent a bike from Kalua Beach adventures. Beach is beautiful. You will see so many fish!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this beach on the recommendation from the lady at a beach equipment rental company, and she was spot on! The beach is in a residential area that has *some* parking, but the day we were there the city had no parking signs...More

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually sought out this beach after my daughters bought some Brandy Melville t-shirts in Waikiki that said "Lanikai" on them. I looked up the beach and we set out the next day to find it! We went through the Kaneohe Valley (great drive) and...More

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2 January 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
Lots of great beaches, but not many with washrooms and food. If you skip the food part, you're good many places, but with food you're looking at Waikiki (not my favorite), and as mentioned by someone else, I like it down... More
anjee k
9 August 2017|
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Response from Babs301 | Reviewed this property |
There are no hotels near this beach. Look for a vacation house to rent if you are interested in staying in this area.
9 August 2017|
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Response from Thomas Y | Reviewed this property |
Oahu - windward side