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Kaimana Beach

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Address: Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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US$37.50*
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Waikiki Historic Sites And Residences Pedicab Tour
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US$145.55*
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Honolulu Segway Tour: Kapiolani Park, Makalei Beach Park and Queen’s Surf Beach
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US$59.00*
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Waikiki Secret Beaches and History Tour

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Good beach, very popular with locals and tourists.

There are strong currents that rip parallel to the shore and out the channel; so, if you do not know the waters ASK! There are lifeguards after 10am, before that time there are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are strong currents that rip parallel to the shore and out the channel; so, if you do not know the waters ASK! There are lifeguards after 10am, before that time there are plenty locals there to swim, surf, or snorkel. Ask a local about the conditions, tell them what your level of expertise is, and they will give you... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you swim out towards the flag, you might see turtles! But remember not to touch them! Bring goggles, fins, and ocean-friendly sunscreen.

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Dallas, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a truly outstanding, delicious breakfast with a beautiful beach view you can not beat The Hau Terrace at The New Omani Kaimana Beach Hotel. We had their classic eggs Benedict made with orange juice instead of lemon juice in the Hollandaise

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you're staying in Waikiki, this is where returning visitors who want to avoid crowds and traffic come, and it's only a half mile from the center of Waikiki. It's small and hidden by an unused monument, the Outrigger Canoe Club and a small park fronting on Kalakaua Avenue.

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a small beach in front of the The New Otani / Kamana Beach Hotel and the eastern end Kalakaua Avenue and east of the Natatorium. There is a small sandy beach area for sitting, wading, and swimming. It is a quiet relaxing area, more for the kids. There is a small convenience store attached to the street side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

for a busy part of Honolulu that gets tons of tourist foot traffic each day, this beach has a refreshingly calm atmosphere. With plenty of space in the sand, or on the grass/tables reserved for cook outs, this beach can accommodate your group for any occasion.

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This strip is located way south of the Waikiki Beach, and New Otani Hotel is located in this beach. Not swimmable beach. Narrow strip of beach....

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice small beach near the Natatorium. Parking is somewhat of a challenge but once you get there, it will be well worth the effort. The sand there is wonderful and there are very few rocks. The beach is quite wide so you don't feel crowded. Numerous condos and smaller hotels in the area but you are far enough away from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Never crowded. Bring a mat or beach chair. Showers convenient. Nice, protected beach inside the reef (no waves). Warm water. Signs posted warning for jellyfish, but we did not encounter any

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This beach is down the Diamond Head end of Waikiki and is in fact the last beach. Walk past the Natatorium War Memorial and you are there. Great swimming and snorkeling, Lifeguard, Toilets, shade, drinking fountain. This is much quieter than Waikiki main beaches and much more relaxed. One of my favorites.

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