Beaches are among the world’s most popular destinations. They offer a variety of water activities and also the chance to relax and soak up the sun’s rays. Crashing surf and the ebb and flow of tides is soothing, relieving the tension of modern life. Vacationers flock to beaches around the world to escape the rat-race and the Beaches of the USA are no exception.
This group of beaches features some of the best beaches of the world. The Hawaiian Islands are a popular destination for world travelers, not just Americans.
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu — One of the world’s premier beach destinations, Waikiki offers everything that person could want in a beach vacation.
Hanauma Bay, Oahu — This nature preserve offers a sandy beach as well as excellent snorkeling just offshore. It is extremely popular with tourists.
Waimea Bay, Oahu — Not for the faint of heart this beach, along with its neighbors on the North Shore, is primarily used as a surfing venue.
Waianapanapa State Park, Maui — Hawaii is known for its black sand beaches, the result of ancient lava flows. One of the cutest is this small black sand beach along the Road to Hana.
Lumahai Beach, Kauai — Used as a setting for scenes from the movie, South Pacific, this beautiful beach is classic Hawaii.