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Things to do in Hawaii within 5 miles of Kailua, Oahu.

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Oahu Beaches - Bellows Beach

Bellows Beach is one of the best beaches to be found along Oahu's south eastern shores. It is not particularly wide but it is very long and the quality of sand, although somewhat rougher, is comparable in color and cleanliness to beaches like Lani Kai. In fact Bellows Beach is very similar in appearance to Lani Kai Beach except that it generally has ample parking, facilities, lifeguards and shade.

Oahu Beaches - Lanikai Beach

Lanikai is a delightful and secluded "bedroom community" isolated from the windward town of Kailua by a ridge that allows access to the coastal homes only through one entry point. When you pass the ridge and enter Lanikai you will find a long narrow valley with a circular drive around which will be beautiful and upscale homes that..

Oahu Beaches - The Mokulua Islands as seen from Kailua Beach

Without question, the most popular beach on the windward side of Oahu is Kailua Beach, and with good reason. This large expanse of white sand beach is simply "drop-dead" gorgeous and is the perfect location for water sports and beach activities. The laid-back town of Kailua is known for its casual style and this attitude carries over..

Travel Blog Articles - All - Travel Blog #118 - Twogood Kayaks Wildlife Adventure Tour

The Twogood Kayaks van pulled up to pick us up in front of our hotel in Waikiki. The van driver go out of the van, introduced himself, then opened the door and invited us in. We got in the van and buckled in for the 20 minute trip across the island to the Twogood Kayaks Headquarters.