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Kailua Beach Park

450 Kawailoa Road, Kailua, HI 96734
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  • Kailua Beach ParkPro 2014
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    The Kailua Beach Park is quick easy to get to and just a quick highway hop from Waikiki but it is worlds away. The sand is soft and the weather is generally good here. This is a popular beach park with both locals and visitors alike.

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  • Kailua Beach ParkPro 2014
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    Such a relaxing beach. It is windy on this side of the island, so it's perfect for windsurfing and kayaking.

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  • Kailua Beach ParkPro 2014
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    Kailua Beach Park is where locals chill. You can really relax or exercise by kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding. It's way better than Waikiki, & the best beach in Oahu.

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    Great park with covered picnic spaces, picnic tables, large open grass areas, and trees for shade - all right next to one of the world's best beaches.

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  • Kailua Beach ParkPro 2014
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    Located on the alternating side of the Island from Honolulu you can find a wonderful beach that has nice sand and not very many people. Enjoy the sun and gentle surf.

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  • Kailua Beach ParkCommunity ManagerPro 2014
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    Kailua Beach Park is a wonderful park and beautiful beach. The park is big with lots of space for picnic and bbq's. There's plenty of benches, a restroom facility, and parking lot and street parking. Across the street from the park, Buzz's Steakhouse is a local popular restaurant that's been there for years. The beach is clean, easily accessible, safe, and full of things to do.

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    2.5 mile white sand beach. Non-motorized bay- perfect for kayaking, boogie boarding, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding and kite surfing!

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    Lovely long white sand beach and a cute little town make this perfect for just about everyone. The wave break is gentle, but not TOO gentle--just the thing for more cautious swimmers and wave jumpers.

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  • Kailua Beach ParkPro 2014
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    Tired of the Waikiki crowds and Honolulu's congested traffic? Drive (or take the bus) over the pali (mountains) to Oahu's Windward Coast. Kailua Bay has some gorgeous beaches for swimming and kayaking (best in the morning, when ocean waters are usually calm) or windsurfing and kitesurfing (best in the afternoon, when the wind picks up). If you want some more hidden pockets of sand, head just east to residential Lanikai, on its own little peninsula, where you'll find public walkways down to the beach.

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    On the windy side of the island (east coast), Kailua is a great place to go body boarding or learn to windsurf or kitesurf!

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  • Kailua Beach ParkPro 2014
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    Kailua Beach Park is in the windward side of Oahu, on the lower eastern coast, next to the town of Kailua. It has a nice large park next to it with picnic tables and gazebo covered areas for the occasional tropical shower.

    There are facilities here so you can hang out here for hours in comfort. The water is not rough on the beach, but rather more timid, so it is a great family destination. But you will see a lot of singles that come here to learn how to paddle a boat, as this is the home of a local Hawaiian Canoe club, and you will almost always see 6 man boats paddling through the waters training. You can also rent equipment, usually 1 or two person rigs for you to enjoy the waters, or paddle out to the flat island just a bit out into the waters.

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    Kailua Beach Park is one of the most beautiful beaches not only in Hawaii but the world and being between KALAMA and LANIKAI beach is pretty special...It has everything you could want in a beach and is great for families. Plenty of sunny and shady places for the family to have a BBQ or picnic. The water is perfect in its shades of green and blues, its temps of between 75-80 degrees are to dream for. This beach sometimes had pretty good winds and that is why Windsurfers call this beach home. When the winds are picking up you will have some decent waves to have fun with for body boarding. If there is no wind there will be very little waves. Perfect either way! Kailua beach is a must see so plan on spending a half day here and dont forget to pack a lunch or picnic. If you are feeling lazy just stop at the "KALAPAWAI MARKET" it's a GREEN building, you cant miss it. It's right before you enter the Beach Park road next to it. You will find everything you will need for a killer picnic. They have a great sandwich and a deli area in the back as well as chips, drinks, ice cream and all things BEACH! Over the years Kailua Beach Park has really become over populated with tourists, kayakers and Buses...New laws have been put it place to change that...and JUST IN TIME...Thank God. Hopefully Kailua can get back to some form of normalcy and quite down again for it's residents.

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  • Kailua Beach Park
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    This long, white coral sand beach has a lot to offer. The north end generally has bigger surf, the south end, at Lanikai is the most protected from wind, and the calmest. Beginning kayak surfers can try out the little break by Flat Island, just a short swim from shore. Snorkelers here swim eye to eye with honu, the sea tortoise.

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    Kailua Beach stretches on for miles, with powdery sand, lots of shade and spectacular views. Great for jogging or taking a long walk. Parking fills up early, though, so get here in the morning for a good spot.

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    my four years of high school(Kailua High School)is mostly spent here on this beach. Its beautiful then (now that I've grown up to learn how to appreciate things of what life is about )its magnificent now

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    You can't go wrong with any of the beaches in Hawaii but if you can, try to get out of Waikiki and head of over to the North Side of the Island where its not that crowded and the beaches are more beautiful!

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    This beach is area is quite nice looking. There are easy to access facilities, which not a lot of beaches possess. When I was there, there were a number of kite surfers making use of the abundant wind.

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    I don't know if this happens often but when I was here the beach was completely empty. Not a soul! Really nice beach and super quiet at least when I was there.

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    This beach is great for kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding. I did a sunrise walk from one end to the other which took me about 1 hour return. It was very beautiful!

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  • Kailua Beach Park

    Kailua is one of my all-time fav beach spots in the world. Granted, it's gotten crowded in recent years due to a major increase in tourism on the windward side, but it's for a good reason -- that beach is incredible. If you're visiting the island, it's well worth your while to fight the crowds, cram into a parking spot, slap on some sunscreen, and spend an afternoon soaking up the gorgeous Kailua sun. Mmm!

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One of the best windsurfing beaches in the entire world, Kailua Beach Park is absolutely alive with extraordinary acts of over water bravery when the surf and wind conditions are just right. On days like this, even if you aren't a windsurfer yourself, Kailua Beach Park is the place to be. Both windsurfers and kite boarders provide excellent live action entertainment from the comfort of the sandy beach here. Make sure you bring plenty of sun-screen or some meats to BBQ at the many grills around the park, since you are going to want to stay all day to watch these extreme sport enthusiasts do their thing.

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4.5 out of 5
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2,284 people visited Kailua Beach Park

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