Hawaii Beaches

May 1, 2008 by  
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Hawaii Beaches

If you are planning a vacation in the future there are many destinations to consider.  If you are looking for a warm tropical location that will allow you to relax on white Sandy beaches and spend your days lounged on a blanket soaking up the sun you may want to consider Hawaii.

Hawaii has some of the best beaches in the world.  They offer a variety ranging from private beaches, public beaches, to nude beaches.  Each island located in Hawaii have something special to offer.  For example the travel Channel has named Poipu Beach which is also referred to as “America’s Beast Beach”, the number one beach in America.  This magnificent beach is located in this South Shore near the Garden Isle of Kauai.

Other popular beaches located in Hawaii include the Wailea Beach located in Maui. This beach is also referred to as “Best Beach for Pampering”. Other popular Maui beaches include Big Beach, Black Rock, and Ahihi Kinau Bay and Nature Preserve.  Oahu has many popular beaches including the Ala Moana Beach Park, Bellows Beach Park, and Ehukai Beach Park. Kauai has many unique beaches including the Anahola Beach, Hanakapi’ai Beach, Glass Beach, Hideaways Beach, Kalihiwai Bay Beach, and Lawai Beach.

For the more daring you may choose to visit one of the nude beaches located throughout Hawaii.  There are nude beaches located on Maui, Oahu, and Molokai.  While some tourist or locals object to these types of beaches its growing more popular each year.  These individuals choose to swim, sunbathe, and resume partially or fully nude.

This is just a few of the many beaches that Hawaii has to offer. Many of them have services located near or on the beach such as showers, concession stands, life guards, and restrooms. Others offer barbacue stations, playgrounds, and rental shops for surfing, canoing, snorkeling, and other water sports.

Ala Moana Beach

May 1, 2008 by  
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The Ala Moana beach is often referred to as “The Path to the Sea”. This is a great place to spend your days especially since its free for tourists to visit. The Ala Moana Beach is located on the island of Oahu, between downtown Honolulu and Waikiki. There is over 100 acres located around the beach which offers tons of space for visitors. With big grassy areas, palm trees, and banyans its the perfect place to have a picnic after a long day of swimming and beach activities.

The water here is calm most of the time so its great for those who are looking to swim close to shore or who are traveling with children. It also contains a 25 foot channel that is dedicated for deep swimming.

This beautiful beach does offer several amenities including on duty life guards, food concessions, music pavilion, showers, restrooms, picnic tables, and even a tennis court. Many families from Honolulu travel to this particular beach during the weekends to spend time together doing things such as swimming and picnicking. Many individuals also choose to come here to surf and bodyboard.

If you are looking for a great place to hang out for the day to enjoy beach activities and even have a BBQ as the sunsets this is the perfect place. Whether you are looking to spend the evening alone with your significant other or take the whole family everyone will be pleased.

You will want to avoid swimming near the boat channels located on each side of the beach park. Also at times there may be swift tidal changes and strong undercurrents so itís advised that you check out any warnings that are posted throughout the beach and never swim alone.