Hawaii is a popular tourist destination in the US. This island kingdom has a plethora of entertaining options. The beach activities are the most sought after by the tourists and locals alike. Let the waves kiss your feet or unwind yourself by lying down on the cool sand. Freak out for fun, frolic, and frivolity at the beaches. Splash, surf, splurge, or be a spoilt at Waikiki Beaches in Honolulu that are full of ceaseless recreational facilities. Here are some places that you may visit on your tour to Waikiki, Honolulu:

Kuhio Beach Park: Snorkeler's paradise

Kuhio Beach Park is a peaceful and relaxing place for a jaunt. Snorkel to see a variety of fish that swim around the corals. The beach is also the best venue for practicing body boarding. It is also a perfect place for romantic walks. Hear the Hawaiian music and watch the sunset hulas while sitting leisurely along the shores of the ocean. Swimming and canoeing are other activities that you may enjoy here. Outdoor showers, restrooms, snack bar, and surfboard lockers are some of the amenities offered at the park. Try to visit in the mornings and late evenings, as the waters are very pleasant at that time.

Kuhio Beach Park in Waikiki, Honolulu

Kuhio Beach Park in Waikiki, Honolulu

Sans Souci Beach Park: Crowdless respite

The Sans Souci Beach Park is a favorite of the locals. As the beach is situated near the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, it is also referred to as Kaimana Beach. If you are good at swimming, you may follow the Kapua Channel that traverses the reef. It seems an isolated oceanfront, away from the frantic tourists. Just keep in mind that sudden currents may hit the channel, so you need to ask the lifeguards before diving in. There are very limited amenities available in this beach park. If you want to spend time with your beloved in a less crowded place, then this beach will be the best pick.

Sans Souci Beach in the Evening, Waikiki

Sans Souci Beach in the Evening

Kahala Beach: Where rest is a crime!

Waikiki's Kahala beach is studded with the bikini crowd. Here, you may also get sailboats to visit Diamond Head. Surfboards and outrigger canoe rentals are available on rent for adventure lovers. Well! If you want to experience pleasure in naturalistic form, then the Duke's Canoe Club is the place for you. Shoes and shirts are discouraged here. Let the cool breeze tickle your body and sand giving you an adrenaline rush. Booze up and dance outdoors to the compelling music being played. Party animals and surfers find it an interesting destination. Some of the facilities available at the beache include food and drinks, showers, lifeguards, toilets, and water sports.

Kahala Beach at Waikiki

Kahala Beach at Waikiki

Kahanamoku Beach: A shady haunt

Named after the fabled beachboy and Olympic swimming champion, Duke Kahanamoku (1890–1968), the Kahanamoku beach is located in the western corner of Waikiki. It is the only beach in Waikiki with the shade of trees on the shores. The beach is in front of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa. The facilities that you can avail of at this beach are food, drinks, and shower. The sunset at the beach is a sight you must not miss.

Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu

Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu

Fort DeRussy Beach: A bliss for the retired military

Offering panoramic views of Diamond Head, the Fort DeRussy Beach is located in front of the Hale Koa Hotel. It is a favorite place of people who have retired from the military jobs. It is, in fact, maintained by the military. Like most of the other beaches in Waikiki, this beach also has lifeguards to safeguard the visitors. Restrooms and outdoor showers are other amenities at the beach. On Friday nights, the visitors can enjoy Hilton fireworks. The Army Museum is located on the north side of the park. The beach features white sand tapped by gentle waves, sand volleyball courts, and shadowy grass grilling areas. It is the best beach for swimming and walking.

Fort DeRussy Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu

Fort DeRussy Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu

Pack up your bags and fly to Hawaii during your summer vacation!


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Published On: Friday, May 9th, 2014