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Top 10 Hawaiian Beaches

Posted on October 29, 2009 | Top 10No Comment



String of golden beaches, pleasant turquoise waters, swaying palm trees, balmy weather… all these are few charms of Hawaiian beaches. Hawaiian beaches magnetize approximately 10 billion tourists annually, who come here to get a view of this scenic enchantment. The beaches in Hawaii are truly mesmerizing offering something for everyone, and catering to the needs of every age group. Check ahead the coolest beaches of Hawaii and which enticements outshine the rest……

1. Lanikai Beach

Lanikai Beach is a picturesque and pristine beach, which is very soothing to the stressed senses. It’s most alluring charm lies in its unspoken tranquility and calmness. Lanikai beach gives a true feeling of enjoying holidays as one leaves behind the fast pacer lives. Walking besides the shore or playing in the pleasant waters with a beloved one is the most special feeling that can be observed here. And do you know that popular photographers land here for making there photo shoots memorable ones.

Lanikai Beach

2. Launiupoko State Park

Launiupoko State Park is an idyllic family spot that bestows soothing natural ambiance and throws spectacular natural charm to the eyes of tourists. Here, abundant trees are lined on the beachside which is a fascinating retreat as it provides shade from the radiating sun, and makes the spot appropriate for picnicking or family get together. The beach waters are shallow and ensure great enjoyment for children as well as the parents. Parents are assured of their children’s safety; however make sure that the kids listen to their mama’s words, when she says do not go near the waters an hour after eating.

3. Maipoina Oe Iau Beach Park

Maipoina Oe Iau means ‘forget me not.’ Indeed, the beach’s beauty goes by its name. This unforgettable beach is an enticing spot as it offers great fun in the adventurous activities of swimming and snorkeling. The beach outshines others because of its prominent feature that is the migration of humpback whales. It sees visits of migratory whales that come here to mate and raise their newborn young whales. Head in this astonishing spot, and if you are lucky enough, you might get views of the gigantic whales.

Mai Poina Oe Iau Beach

4. Ho’okipa Beach

Popular amidst the tourists as a vibrant sporty spot, Ho’okipa Beach witnesses visits of loads of windsurfers. Its energetic and forceful winds make it bask the glory of being a best surfing location. When this fact was first discovered, people from allover the world surged here for exploring windsurfing. Step in this marvelous spot and indulge in true natural adventure.

5. Kauna’oa Beach

Kauna’oa Beach boasts shimmering white sands and warm waters, which acts as a magic for the gloomy eyes. This beach is a real tourist spot as it ensures open space and privacy to the tourists,’ all thanks to the Mauna Kea Hotel’s policy of regulating the figures of tourists to a certain number at a given point of time. The hotel has done a great job of maintaining the beach and offers superb snorkeling areas.

6. North Shore Beach

Adventure-enthusiasts who love to indulge in surfing activities should definitely make trip once to North Shore Beach. Trip during the winters are the most exciting as they are at the peak because it has been noted that waves go up to 25 feet and above. Oh… don’t worry about getting frosted in beach waters as the average temperature in Hawaiian winters is 78°F.

North Shore Beach

7. Honaunau Bay

Honaunau Bay dazzles spectacular coral reefs that serve as a shelter for most beautiful exotic fishes in the world. Tourists who wish to have little adventure and more fun in the waters should make it to this spot. During your visit to Honaunau bay, head to the serenely Place of Refuge, which has been a holy temple for many people, during the war times.

Honaunau Bay

8. Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach, an extensive two-mile beach sprawls over the Oahu Coast and is world’s most famous ones. Also, it shelters the Beachboys (not the musical band). It was established in 1920’s for informing the visitors about the local customs and heritage. Tourists can have fair share of adventure by indulging in surfing, and those who are novice need not worry as Waikiki beach helps them by teaching surfing lessons.

9. Waianapanapa State Park

Waianapanapa State Park is a majestic spot that flaunts an exciting combination of sand, shore and wooded land. Tourists can grab the opportunity of exploring the underground caves. Also, there are well equipped camps that offer a pleasant retreat for the tourists.

Waianapanapa State Park 10. Punalu’u Beach

Punalu’u beach’s distinct characteristic is traced by the color of its sand i.e. black that can be attributed to the flowing lava into the waters. Don’t stroll on the beach barefooted. The beach is home to the rare Hawksbill turtles, make sure that you view these creatures from a far distance as they are on the verge of extinction and protected by the local laws.

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