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KailuaUnited States of America

Trip time! Discover the island views, beaches, and hiking in Kailua.

Island views, beaches, and top sights from Kailua Beach to Lanikai Beach—discover it all in Kailua.

Where to stay in Kailua

Lanikai, Kailua, Hawaii, United States of America

Lanikai

4/5Very Good!(3 area reviews)

While visiting Lanikai, you might make a stop by sights like Lanikai Beach and Kailua Bay Beach.

Lanikai
The Lanikai Pillbox Hike

Kalama Tract

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

If you're spending some time in Kalama Tract, Kalama Beach Park and Kailua Bay Beach are top sights worth seeing.

Kalama Tract
This is an ube ice cream cookie sandwich, and yes, that purple is completely natural in color. Ube originated in the Philippines and is a form of purple sweet potato. Chadlou's uses Dave's Ice Cream (a local company based in Waimanalo with several locations over the island of O'ahu). You can select whichever type of cookie you'd like from what they have available

Coconut Grove

4.5/5Wonderful!(2 area reviews)

While visiting Coconut Grove, you might make a stop by sights like Kawainui Park and Pōhākupu.

Coconut Grove
Lanikai pillbox hike #takeahike

Enchanted Lake

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

When in Enchanted Lake, you can plan a visit to Kailua Beach and Lanikai Beach, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Enchanted Lake
#green

Keolu Hills

Keolu Hills might not have many top sights, but Kailua Beach and Lanikai Beach are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Keolu Hills

Top Hotels in Kailua

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Paradise Palms B and B
Paradise Palms B and B
3.5 out of 5
804 Mokapu Rd, Kailua, HI

Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kailua Bay Beach and Kaneohe Bay. Kailua Beach is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.

4.4/5Wonderful! (23 reviews)

"We enjoyed it very much Very good rooms, very clean, peaceful and central placement Friendly hosts We would like to come back"…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Paradise Palms B and B
Hawaii's Hidden Hideaway Bed & Breakfast
Hawaii's Hidden Hideaway Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
1369 Mokolea Drive, Kailua, HI

Located in Lanikai, this beach guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kailua Bay Beach, Lanikai Beach, and Kailua Beach. Kalama Beach Park is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) ...

3.9/5Good! (17 reviews)

"Unique location, charm, owner friendliness, comforts"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Hawaii's Hidden Hideaway Bed & Breakfast
Em Lanikai Ohana Hale 1 Bedroom Cottage
Em Lanikai Ohana Hale 1 Bedroom Cottage
3.5 out of 5
1350 Aalapapa Dr, Kailua, HI

Located in Lanikai, this cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lanikai Pillboxes Trailhead, Lanikai Beach, and Kailua Beach. Kailua Bay Beach and Kalama Beach Park ...

Em Lanikai Ohana Hale 1 Bedroom Cottage

Popular places to visit in Kailua

Kailua Beach
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Kailua Beach

4.5/5(2,306 reviews)

With just-right waves and refreshing breezes, this is one of the best beaches on O’ahu to learn how to windsurf or kitesurf.

Lanikai Beach
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Lanikai Beach

4.5/5(1,706 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Lanikai Beach, a popular beach in Kailua.

Kalama Beach Park
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Kalama Beach Park

Explore the great outdoors at Kalama Beach Park, a lovely green space in Kailua. While you're in the area, stroll along the beaches.

Kailua Bay Beach
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Kailua Bay Beach

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Kailua Bay Beach during your trip to Kailua? While you're in the area, stroll along the beautiful beaches.

Ala Moana Center
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Ala Moana Center

4.5/5(2,658 reviews)

You can enjoy some retail therapy with a trip to Ala Moana Center, a popular shopping spot in Honolulu. Discover the area's beautiful sunsets, or seek out its surfing spots.

Diamond Head
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Diamond Head

4.5/5(3,266 reviews)

Make the short climb to the rim of this extinct volcanic crater for spectacular views of Honolulu, the Pacific Ocean and the rugged ranges of Oahu’s interior.

Top things to do in Kailua

Self-Guided Kayak Adventure
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Self-Guided Kayak Adventure

¥10,628
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Self Guided Kailua Beach Adventure Day Snorkeling and Lunch
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Self Guided Kailua Beach Adventure Day Snorkeling and Lunch

¥6,153
Per adult
Mokulua Islands Kayak Tour
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Mokulua Islands Kayak Tour

¥18,906
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Twin Islands Guided Kayak Tour
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Twin Islands Guided Kayak Tour

¥20,024
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Kailua Beach Experience
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Kailua Beach Experience

¥8,837
Per adult
Learn to Surf, Kayak and Stand-up Paddle board!
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Learn to Surf, Kayak and Stand-up Paddle board!

¥8,109
Per adult

Reviews of Kailua

4.8

Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 30, 2019

I would highly recommend Moki's for breakfast, which is a short drive from where I stayed.

5/5 - Excellent

Jo JP24

Sep 6, 2019

Wonderful city with beautiful beaches and excellent food.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 25, 2019

Wonderful Beach!!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Aug 6, 2019

There really wasn't much there for tourists except for the nearby beaches.

5/5 - Excellent

Shara

May 24, 2019

While Kailua can be tough to navigate on the weekends, it is a great place to be during the week. Lots of fabulous locally owned places to eat, beautiful beaches and a beautiful place overall.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 1, 2019

Great Restaurants. Had everything we needed to shop for.

Cities near Kailua

Honolulu which includes tropical scenes, a high rise building and a city

Honolulu

Waimanalo

Waimanalo

Kaneohe which includes mountains, swimming and general coastal views

Kaneohe

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