Hawaiian beaches, man they are a real treat! The sand was light and fluffy, the water is clear and turquoise, and massive waves crash on the beach. There are so many to choose from, it’s hard to know which one to go to. Being in Hawaii came with so much natural beauty that I doubt many places can compare to. There is dense rainforest, lava fields, high mountains formed by volcanoes but arguably the best part is the beauty of the beaches. The beaches of unique since parts of the beach can be sandy yet when you walk 200 meters down, sections of the beach are of smooth black lava rock that has lost its rough edges from the constant crashing of waves. It is definitely not like any beach in Ontario!
(I apologize for the bad quality of photos in this posting, salt water and cameras don’t mix well)
Although being in Hawaii wasn’t all fun and games. There was one saddening fact about all the beaches in Hawaii; it seems like everyone besides me could surf, bodyboard or skim board. Learning to surf has been the number 1 thing on my bucket list for a long time. Surfing is something I have to do, but unfortunately, Hawaii was not the place to learn. I was reminded of my hope to learn to surf every time I went to a beach and saw all the talent, however, I quite enjoyed watching the action from the warmth of the sand which I got pretty comfortable in.
But one thing I could indulge myself with was the food trucks and did I ever indulge! We spent two different days at a beach called Sandy Beach about 20 minutes east of Waikiki Beach and there was this one truck that specialized in shrimp. I’m not ashamed to say I had lunch at this truck both days we were there. The first time I had just shrimp, and the next I had steak and shrimp. I would 100% recommend either option, with the steak and shrimp being the better choice if you have the appetite. The food trucks actually became one of my favorite parts of my time in Hawaii as they were everywhere and you could get nearly anything depending on the truck. Below are pictures of the trucks and food from the beach, I didn’t get a picture of the steak and shrimp as I was eager to eat it.
I also had the opportunity to visit Waikiki Beach and Sharks Cove on the North Shore where I did a little bit of snorkeling. All the beaches in Hawaii are amazing and I highly recommend checking out as many as you can when you get to Hawaii yourself.
Scuba diving at Manta heaven is whats coming up next! Don’t forget to press follow on the right side to get an email alert of when a new post goes out!