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Kailua Beach Park
Kailua Beach Park is one of the largest and nicest of Oahu's windward, city parks. Located towards the southern end of Kailua Bay, Kailua Beach Park offers Picnic tables, BBQ pits, beach volly ball courts, picnic shelters, showers, restrooms, plenty of shade, white sand beach, small shore break for boogie boarding, swimming area, life guard stand and stunning views. The most popluar activities include kayaking, stand up paddling and kitesurfing, as well as sun tanning and relaxing. The largest annual event, at Kailua Beach Park, is the fireworks display on the fourth of July.
Kailua is 12 miles from Waikiki and about a 30 minute drive over the Pali Highway. Kailua Beach stretches for approximatly 2 miles and lies just North of Lanikai Beach, ranked number 1 and 2 attractions in Kailua on Tripadvisor. The park was origionally Camp Kailua, when the city converted it in the 1940's to it's beach park status. Currently no commerical drop offs are allowed at the beach park, so using the City Bus, renting a car, or booking a tour, are currently the only ways to get here.
See also - Lanikai Beach Kailua Photo Gallery
While the beach park does offer shade and shelters from the sun, most choose to go out into Kailu Bay. The draw is really the ocean and the beach, wether your stand up paddling, kayaking or snorkeling, there's sure to be something for everyone.
Bicycling through Kailua Beach Park
Stand Up Paddle at Kailua Beach