Lanikai Beach, Kailua

18 Mentions on Trippy

  • 5 mentions in Best beaches in Honolulu/Oahu?

    • Courtney P. K.

      Courtney P. K. said, "... Lanikai Beach, hands down! It's usually quiet, with gentle waves, and the whitest, softest sand around. It's only half an hour away from Honolulu, and the drive on the Pali Hwy is quite scenic. You can even stop and take in..." See More

    • Michael C.

      Michael C. said, "...or what locals call Sherwoods. Which has a lot of parking and different amenities. On the weekends I would definitely avoid Lanikai Beach cause that place is a traffic nightmare and you risk having your car ticketed and/or towed if parked in..." See More

    • Andrew K.

      Andrew K. said, "...Check out Lanikai Beach..." See More

    • Rick S.

      Rick S. said, "...Don't miss Lanikai Beach. It's a must see. Nearby Kailua Bay is worth a visit too. The beach at Bellows Field Beach Park is probably my favorite on Oahu, but it's open to the public only on the weekend. Drive in..." See More

    • Rob B.

      Rob B. said, "...Hand's down Oahu's best beach is Lanikai Beach on the windward side of the island. The view is incredible, sand is perfect, the water is clear and the waves are not too big you can often see kayakers out on the water...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best tours on Oahu?

    • Courtney P. K.

      Courtney P. K. said, "...Disclosure: I lived on the Windward side, so my suggestions lean heavily on that side of the island. :) Kayaking from Lanikai Beach to the Na Mokulua islands is da best. Lanikai Beach is also a great spot for stand-up paddleboarding. It's..." See More

    • lin k.

      lin k. said, "...Kailua. I recommend paddling to the Mokulea Islands - just a short paddle from the beach and then heading over to Lanikai Beach for snorkeling. If you love food, Hawaii Food Tours is a great experience. It's a really fun day ,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Tell me your favorite secluded beach in the islands?

    • Rick S.

      Rick S. said, "...will likely see turtles and seals ashore. Sometimes there's a trail, sometimes not. Just stay along the coast. Also check out Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Bellows AFB (in Waimānalo). Neither is secluded, but both are amazing! A hike out to Kaena..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where Would You Go for 2 Weeks?

    • Ruth N.

      Ruth N. said, "...To O'ahu . . . Kailua. . . Lanikai Beach. . . Waimānalo . . . Oh the soft air and soft smells of my second spiritual home!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best sunrise in the world?

  • 1 mention in Best places to visit in Hawaii?

    • Robin V.

      Robin V. said, "...nice to see as an opposite to the always white sand (there is even one with green sand) On O'ahu: - Lanikai Beach or Kailua Beach is really nice - Haiku Stairs "Stairway to Heaven"-Hike is awesome, but difficult to find -..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to visit on a honeymoon?

    • Rob B.

      Rob B. said, "...piece of everything Oahu is your island, has the tourist thing in Waikiki, great trails and hikes and my favorite beach Lanikai Beach. Maui is also very popular but ... I am partial to Oahu and Kauai :)..." See More

  • 1 mention in What should I see in 8 hours during layover?

    • Rick S.

      Rick S. said, "...of the island until it meets Hwy 61. If you have time, take a right into Kailua Town and check out Lanikai Beach. Otherwise, take a left and drive over the Pali Hwy back toward the airport. You can venture into..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best spots for honeymooners in Hawaii?

    • Carole K.

      Carole K. said, "...flat/swimmable during the summer) or Ko Olina on the west side of the island - resort town with private beach access. Lanikai Beach is one of my favorite beaches in Kailua - a quiet little town with lots of beaches where you..." See More

  • 1 mention in Can't miss things to do in and around Kailua?

    • Michael C.

      Michael C. said, "...I would suggest going during the week in the morning or afternoon while the locals are at work. Stay away from Lanikai Beach, Kailua Beach and Waimanalo Beach during the weekends because those places are SUPER packed especially after Waimanalo Beach..." See More

  • 1 mention in 7 nights in Hawaii: things to do or see in or around Honolulu?

    • Gigi S.

      Gigi S. said, "...On Oahu, first definitely visit USS Arizona Memorial. It's part of history after all. Go to Kailua to the top rated Lanikai Beach and then go across the road to Buzz's Original Steakhouse for lunch or dinner (get the Artichoke). Also..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do/see with college friends on O'ahu?

    • Jessica T.

      Jessica T. said, " have to pay to do it. Byodo-In Temple - Its a gorgeous temple is you are into the Buddhism religion. Lanikai Beach- Do the Lanikai pill box hike. It's beautiful. Then finish the day off at the beach. Gorgeous view...." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to go to avoid tourists and see the real Hawaii

    • Michael C.

      Michael C. said, "...your car before they open this is because there is limited parking stalls. Same thing for Ethel's Grill - Beaches, avoid Lanikai Beach on holidays (they make parking illegal on some streets illegal then and they do tag and/or tow). The best..." See More