Relax at Lanikai Beach

Added by Hillary + Matt

Lanikai beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Escape the crowds in Waikiki and enjoy great views of the surrounding, smaller islands offshore.

During the weekdays the beach is relatively empty, but on weekends during peak tourist season it can become extremely crowded. Lanikai is a popular spot for photo shoots as renowned models and photographers frequent the place on nice days. Due to its position on the east side of the island, Lanikai is recognized as being great place to watch the moonrise over the Mokuluas, especially during the full moon. This is definitely a place to come, and if you can surf while you're here, icing on the cake!

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Swimming
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Great beach, but watch your belongings

This beach was beautiful and so gets very crowded. The water is super clear! The only downside is there is a local who tends to walk through the beach looking for unattended belongings. He walked around near out things for a while before thinking it was safe to grab one of our backpacks. Luckily we were pretty closeby and were able to run out of the water right as he started to pick it up. His excuse was that he thought it was his...

about 1 month ago

Relaxing and goregous!

I was fortunate enough to stay within walking distance to this beach when I came here for vacation. It wasn't super crowded and the water is insanely beautiful. I spent several days relaxing here. Great views!

Gorgeous Beach

Gorgeous white sand beach. Epic colors in the water. Parking can be tough though.

One of the worlds best beaches...

and everyone knows it!! This beach can get really crowded and parking can be very difficult, so keep that in mind... but, if you don't mind being surrounded by people, this beach is highly recommended!! The sand is marvelous and the water is calm and clear. A view of the Mokes adds that little extra and provides a subject for your ocean shots!

about 4 years ago

Relaxing And Clean

Nice, easy-going beach. Not too many waves, just good for lounging. Safe, no garbage on the sand, beautiful beach and water.

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