Hawaii beaches are renowned as some of the best and most beautiful in the world. The islands are home to a wide variety of beaches including surfing and tourist hotspots, relaxing and romantic stretches of sand, family friendly spots and even unique beaches with coloured sands. To make your choice a little easier, we've compiled the below list of the top ten Hawaii beaches.
Waikiki Beach: The most popular beach in Honolulu boasting white sands, popular surfing and views of the amazing Diamond Head. Check out Waikiki Accommodation
Ho'okipa Beach: Set on the Maui coast, this beach is ideal for windsurfing and other water sports as well as relaxing on the pristine sand and working on your tan.
North Shore: 7 miles of beach offering some of Oahu's most gnarly waves, the occasional whale watching opportunity and a number of sacred religious sites.
Punalu'u Beach: The Big Island's most remarkable beach thanks to its inky black sand and endangered sea turtle population. Snorkel, relax and soak up the wonder.
Lanikai: Ranked as one of the world's best beaches, this Oahu beach boasts soft white sand, crystal clear waters, gentle waves and lush tropical vegetation. Bliss!
Lahaina Beach: Maui's tranquil getaway in the tropics, a favourite with couples and often the site of many a wedding thanks to its romantic atmosphere.
Kaanapali Beach: Maui's famous luxury location, enjoy your own private beach cabana, a massage or take advantage of the deluxe resorts and spas.
Poipu Beach: Ideal for families, this calm beach offers shallow, serene waters on Kauai's southern tip and is a wonderful day out.
Kauna 'oa Beach: The Big Island's most private beach, this crescent-shaped stretch of sand is ideal for escaping the crowds however it's best to arrive early as only 25 people are permitted at a time.
Honaunau Beach: A favourite with divers, this Big Island beach features the City of Refuge, an underwater wonderland of expansive reefs, colourful coral, native fish and even green sea turtles.