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Our Five Favorite North Shore Beaches

You’re in paradise and you’re probably thinking, Beach please! Of course, there are 5 miles of beaches for you to soak in the Hawaiian sun at Turtle Bay. However, we recommend you adventure out to some of our favorite North Shore swimming spots not located on property. That’s because North Shore beaches are among the best on Oahu thanks to their white sand, vivid sea life and crisp, clear waters. Even better, they are located only a short drive from your room at Turtle Bay Resort.

Here's our five favorite North Shore, Oahu beaches:

1. Waimea Bay

Waimea Bay Jessica Gellert


The Pipe Masters Crowns a Champ


Get Ready for Pipe

As the the third and final stop of the World Tour and Vans Triple Crown, the Pipe Masters—which has a holding period from Dec. 8th - 20th—has come to be regarded as the most fabled event in professional surfing. Known as the wave that all others are judged against, Pipeline is regarded as the Everest of surfing, which makes winning at this respected locale a feather in the cap of all who don a jersey. But make no mistake, surfing Pipeline is one of the most dangerous undertakings an athlete can tackle in the sport.