On the islands of Hawaii there is water all around you and with it is some of the most spectacular beaches in the world. We decided to create a list of the 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Hawaii. If you weren’t already jealous of the people who get to live on the beautiful island, you will be after seeing the images below.
Hawaii is the perfect getaway for some surf, sun and a ton of swimming. The water sport opportunities are endless but the relaxing scenery really just makes you want to kick back and enjoy a little peace.
The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Hawaii are just a reminder of all that the beautiful islands have to offer. If you’re lucky enough to take a visit there these are 10 spots that we’d recommend.
10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Hawaii
10. Lanikai Beach, Oahu
While the Lanikai Beach is a mear 1/2 mile long, it happens to be right up there with the top beaches in the world, let alone one of the best beaches in Hawaii.
9. Kauna’ao Beach, The Big Island
You can stay right on/near the Kauna’ao Beach when you’re at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. The historic hotel and incredible view makes this beach a clear choice for one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii.
8. Kaanapali – Black Rock Beach, Maui
The population of the Kaanapali township is just over 1,200 so it’s easy to find the beaches nearby pretty quiet. It’s the perfect spot to take in the beauty of the ocean and find some inner peace.
7. Lahaina, Maui
Is one of the largest strips of beach in Hawaii. It’s perfect for picturesque sunsets and those breathtaking walks on the beach.
6. Hanauma Bay, Oahu
This beach is formed inside of a volcanic cone are making it a very popular destination for those looking to explore all that Hawaii has to offer. The clear water and reefs make it the perfect place for avid snorkelers.
5. North Shore, Oahu
It’s clearly evident from the photo below that North Shore has some of best surf for you to enjoy in Hawaii. North Shore is located in Oahu and the clear to deep blue waters are a marvel to stare at.
4. Waikiki Beach, Oahu
The area of Wakiki is 3.398 square miles and the the beachfronts are absolutely incredible for such a small area. You can stare out to the ocean as far as your eyes can see with blue waters topped with foamy peaks.
3. Poipu Beach, Kauai
The Poipu beach is a marvel to look at but for those who are looking for a little more activity, the surrounding areas of the beach make for a pretty incredible experience.
2. Hanalei Bay, Kauai
“Hanalei is a 2-mile long half-moon bay with white sand and majestic mountains – more than just beautiful, Hanalei is also an amazing ocean playground,” according to KauaiExplorer. It’s easy to see how one can be lost in the beauty.
1. Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, Hawaii
The obvious distinctive feature of Punalu’u’s beach is the black sand. It’s rare and has it’s own beauty. It’s like walking into an abyss as the water appears to have a black hole effect.