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59-104 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-9728
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were so fortunate to see some big swell pump in on an afternoon session with a crowd of people on the beach and watch some amazing surfers. Just cool to be apart of it.

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent several hours sitting and watching both the surfers roping it up and the lifeguards hearing kids & parents alike back from the water, or close enough to it. Good for watching, unless you are an expert surfer 🏄🏽‍♂️🏄🏼‍♀️😎 beautiful beach!

Thank iFosser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here a few times and is always lovely. I come for sunset and also to see the sea turtles that come up onto the beach to warm themselves. There always seems to be a couple of turtles up on the beach. Just be sure...More

Thank Tami K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a beautiful morning at this beach. There is some lovely shade to be had or tons of sun if your liking. The water was great to be in and bounce up and down with the waves. We got there before 9 am and...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

You haven’t lived until you’ve been to sunset beach. It’s on of those places that will permanently spoil your outlook on all other beaches. The sunsets...... the tranquility as our closest star falls below the horizon...... go here, put your phone down, and find your...More

Thank Exploration712910
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Sunset has to be included as one of the better surfing areas. It also has and fantastic beach for just relaxing and enjoying the water and sceanery. I took some sunset photos but got some better at Haleiwa. Just a wrong time and place. But...More

Thank Enyaw42
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The beach is super gorgeous and at the north shore area. The entire region is so worthwhile to visit and of course palm trees always mean vacations! It is easy to find on your drive going north.

Thank ANN H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This beach is beautiful! Clear water but not good for snorkeling. The sand in the water is easy on your feet. I felt the current was very strong. My confident 8 year old swimmer got pulled under a few times only a few feet from...More

Thank DanielleM4784
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It’s never that crowded. In the summer you can float and swim. The water feels great. And you must stay for the sunset. There are food trucks all over. And also Teds bakery just up the road. Have fun

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Worth a visit for the iconic crooked palm-tree alone! Stunning beach, whatever the time of day, great waves - everything you'd want in Hawaii. Ironically, less crowded that the beaches outside hotels, exactly why you need to get out and explore!

Thank happydaysHerts
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19 April 2018|
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Response from Llewellyn53 | Reviewed this property |
We saw temporary camps hidden in the bushes at Waimea Bay but they looked a bit ugly.
26 July 2017|
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Response from Mary K | Reviewed this property |
Parking is at a premium so snag a spot wherever you can. Admission was free the day we were there but perhaps it depends on the event.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Dawnlive2travel | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure they have Beach wheel chairs but it does have wheelchair ramps and it is accessible with a whcr.