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Located at the Diamond Head (east) end of Waikiki, this beach is disabled accessible.
2863 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4016
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Much quieter than down at Waikiki Beach. And had the added bonus of seeing a Hawaiinseal sunning itself on the beach

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Just Diamond Head of the Waikiki Aquarium lies this gem. Always difficult parking 24/7. Great people watching and awesome shallow clean H2O to swim. Don’t tell anyone!! Ha!

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This space is located right at the end of Waikiki and mainly for locals because tourists don't know about it. People just walk around the main Waikiki and never pass the last point but this is a hangout for local families for weekends where they...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I love people watching and wading into the surf, but that's as far as I'll go because there are so many rocks so close to the beach. There is a little drop off and it creates some rough water (not fun with the rocks); but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Chinagirl15
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Between the New Otani and the Aquarium, this is a wide, quiet, people friendly beach. A favorite of swimmers and snorkelers. Also a great place for family picnic as it is surrounded by Kapiolani Park.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vikki972
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When you want to be at the beach but have a minimum of quiet time, Sans Souci beach is the place to be. It seems to be the portion of Waikiki that locals love too. You are surrounded by locals and their families that are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Natawi3
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Sans Souci beach is a beautiful wide beach at the foot of world renowned Diamond Head. Great place for kids or just lying down to relax and read a book. Great vantage point for beautiful sunsets and view of the Waikiki skyline.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Marty L
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This beach is more quiet than its adjoining waikiki beach with white sofr smooth sand to walk upon or even sunbathing. The green areaoff the beach road is maked with statue of queen kapiolani of Hawaii. It's very serene, tranquil , good for relaxation.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot after the Natatorium but no services at all. Queens Beach s couple blocks up before this offers bathrooms, snack bars and plenty more parking around Kapiollani Park.

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We walked along from the main waikiki beach in order to watch the sun come down. The beach seems quieter than the main waikiki beach but it is still overlooked by a lifeguard. The views from a bench across from the beach were superb as...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DavidMay1945
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