Lanikai... The hidden beach of Oahu.
Located on the posh side of Oahu, reminiscent of a mini Malibu, brings the feeling as though you have to be "in-the-know" to stumble across its sandy shores. Tucked away behind rows of beach houses with dwellers who have seemingly done life right, it exudes exclusivity and a quaintly almost-foreign charm.
My island travelers and I planted towels, picked flowers, sipped rum, and found serene refuge here for the last hours of daylight before heading back to the opposite world of Honolulu.