Your Destination Guide to Oahu

Destination Guide Oahu - Your Destination Guide to Oahu, HI

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Along the shores of O'ahu, pleasure can be found strolling along long stretches of white sand that meets crystal blue water, snorkeling among colorful reef alongside an abundance of sea life, or surfing some of the best waves in the world. No matter where you are on the island, one of these enticing activities is just minutes away.

Oahu Beaches

Honolulu Beaches
  • Honolulu Beaches
  • Honolulu teams with sand, sunscreen, and surfers. Hanauma Bay will tempt you with crystal clear waters perfect for snorkeling, while Ala Moana beckons with shaded parks and good surf. Queen's Beach gives you sunlit piers and the popular "Sunset on the Beach" weekend movies.
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North Shore Beaches
  • North Shore Beaches
  • Home to the famous surfing Pipeline, the monstrous waves of North Shore draw surf legends from around the world, but swimmers can find a few safe spots too. Chuns is a popular swimming and tanning spot, as is Sunset Beach and Shark's Cove.
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West Shore Beaches
Windward Beaches
  • Windward Beaches
  • The eastern, or windward, coast of Oahu boasts some of the best beaches in all of Hawaii. Crystal clear turquoise oceans brush against white sand beaches, making this side of the island one of the most popular. Here you'll find perfect snorkeling, kayaking, and plenty of sun.
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