Mellow Day at Waimea Bay

Waimea Bay

Activities

Chillin, Bodysurfing

Skill

Beginner

Season

Summer

Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby

Escape the crowds of Waikiki. Calm water and a beautiful beach. Cliff jumping.

If you're looking to get away from the summer crowds of Waikiki, you should consider heading to the North Shore. Although the summer is considered the off-season on this side of the island, it simply means the North Shore transforms into a gentle, family friendly 7 mile stretch of pristine beach. There is no better place to head than Waimea Bay. It's centrally located, close to Foodland, and easy to access. Once on the beach, you'll be able to enjoy some fun lounging in the ocean, snorkeling, the occasional body surf, and cliff jumping. If you spend enough time underwater, you'll likely hear the sounds of migrating humpback whales - always a cool experience.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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From $67/night

Outsite Haleiwa

Haleiwa, Hawaii

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Jump the Cliff

If you go to the Bay you must cliff dive! It is a right of passage on the island. Such a fun place to be. Parking can be hard, but just be patient/go on a weekday

Awesome Relaxing, Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping Spot

Parking can be a little tricky if there's a lot of people. The sand is nice, cliff is a good height with deep water and waves are good size to body surf if you don't mind getting pounded into the sand. Definitely a must-do on the north shore.

Great Spot!

Beautiful beach and right across the street from Waimea Valley Falls.

Activities

Chillin, Bodysurfing

Skill

Beginner

Season

Summer

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