Oahu is an island in Hawaii and it has lots of beaches for tourists and locals to enjoy. Surprisingly, a few of these beaches aren’t as famous as they ought to be. That’s not exactly a bad thing. The locals aren’t talking about these Oahu secret beaches, probably so they can keep it for themselves alone. But since you’re reading this article, we will let you in on some of the best Hawaii secret beaches that only insiders know about.
The name means “heavenly ocean”, which is just perfect for a beach of such beauty. Beach bums will tell you it’s widely considered as the best beach in all of Oahu. It’s also often mentioned by experts in lists of the best beaches in the world. The moment you walk down the public beach access alleyway, you’ll be amazed by the panoramic miles of blue serenity.
It’s still remains a secret, however because the local government isn’t going out of its way to show you how to get there. You won’t find any posted beach signs and going by bus is a nightmare, since it’ll take you 1.5 hours and 3 bus transfers from Waikiki.
If you’re coming from Waikiki, you have to bring a map and get onto the H-1 Freeway headed west on your car. Take the Pali Hwy (Hwy 61) over to Kailua and then Turn right on Kailua St. Stay on this street as you merge left towards the ocean. Turn right onto Kawailoa St. and follow until it turns into Aalapapa, which loops around and turns into Mokumanu on the Oceanside.
From Mokumanu, turn left down Kaiolena Dr. to get to the main beach area. Turn left down Kuailima Dr if you want more privacy. Either way, you won’t be sorry! (more…)