Lanikai Beach, the Mokuluas, Oahu, Hawaii

Lanikai Beach, the Mokuluas, Oahu, Hawaii
Lanikai Beach, the Mokuluas, Oahu, Hawaii
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Lanikai Beach, also called Heavenly Sea

 

The Lanikai Beach, also known as the “heavenly sea”, is very popular for its lush tropical atmosphere and for its extraordinarily blue and crystal clear waters. It has a beautiful pair of offshore islands called the Mokuluas. The twin islands can only be accessed through public access walkways.

The beach is untouched western development. It has no facilities, no lifeguard, and there is no fresh water. The sandy beach has large rocks and a lot of shady areas. Lanikai is the perfect getaway for tourists who want their privacy and who are willing to expose themselves to the elements and let go of modern conveniences. The offshore reef protects the beach from violent waves, and makes for an ideal swimming environment.

However, the area teems with deadly Portuguese man-of-war and dangerous stinging limu from June to September. Swimmers are advised to closely monitor ocean conditions and follow the warning signs and notices on the beach.

Apart from being one of the best swimming beaches in Hawaii, Lanikai is also a photographer’s paradise. It has clear blue and sparkling turquoise waters, a wide lovely beach and majestic coconut palms.
Other activities on Lanikai are outrigger canoeing, kayaking, surfing, windsurfing, and sailing.

 
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