Hawaii's beaches are renowned as some of the best and most beautiful in the world. The islands are home to a large number of stunning beaches; surfing hotspots, family friendly bays and golden highways. To help make your choice a little easier, we've compiled the below list of our top ten Hawaii beaches
Waikiki Beach, Oahu: The most popular beach in Honolulu boasts white sands, popular surfing and panoramic views of the majestic Diamond Head. Check out accommodation in Waikiki.
Ho'okipa Beach, Maui: Set on the Maui coast, this beach is ideal for windsurfing and other watersports. The pristine coastline as is best suited to sun soaked afternoons spent relaxing on the sand.
North Shore, Oahu: 7 miles of beach offers some of Oahu's most gnarly waves, the occasional whale watching opportunity and a number of sacred religious sites. This is one of the most popular coastal spots in Hawaii.
Punalu'u Beach, Hawaii Island: Touted as the Big Island's most remarkable beach thanks to its inky black sand and endangered sea turtle population, Punalu'u Beach also offer great opportunities for snorkelling.
Lanikai, Oahu: 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: Maui's tranquil getaway in the tropics, Lahaina Beach is a favourite with couples and often hosts stunning natural weddings thanks to its romantic atmosphere.
Kaanapali Beach, Maui: Maui's famous luxury location; enjoy your own private beach cabana, indulge in a professional massage or take advantage of the deluxe resorts and spas in the area.
Poipu Beach, Kaua'i: Ideal for families, this calm beach offers shallow, serene waters on Kaua'i's southern tip for memorable family outings.
Kauna 'oa Beach, Hawaii Island: The Big Island's most private beach, this crescent-shaped stretch of sand is ideal for escaping the crowds. Make sure to arrive here early as only 25 people are permitted at a time.
Honaunau Beach, Hawaii Island: A favourite with divers, this Big Island beach features the City of Refuge, an underwater wonderland of expansive reefs, colourful coral, native fish and green sea turtles.