Lanikai Beach is located on the Windward coast of Oahu and is next to Kailua beach and Bellows Beach. While this beach is only a half of a mile long, it is constantly rated as not only one of the best beaches in America but one of the best beaches in the world.
What makes Lanikai Beach so beautiful is the white powder sand and the clear greenish blue water. If you are up for a hike, the Pillbox trail overlooking the beach is one of the must do hikes on the island of Oahu. Experiencing a bird's eye view of this beach makes the hike well worth the effort. Every morning hikers will climb this trail in the dark just to watch the sunrise.