Pet-Friendly Beaches in Hawaii & Summer Rentals

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Make the most of this summer and discover the best dog-friendly beaches Hawaii has to offer. Locals and visitors to the islands will also have their pick of pet-friendly rentals & Oahu houses, rivaled only by other destinations such as Big Island and Maui. Camping in Hawaii with pets is one route to maintaining a happy dog, where you can discover golden sandy beaches at every turn you make, beautiful turquoise waters to cool down in under the summer sun, and plenty of other dog owners to socialize with. For example, head over to Kona Dog Beach at Honolulu Harbor and you will quickly realize why it’s regarded as one of the most popular Hawaii destinations for dog lovers. The beach is off-leash and on Sundays around lunchtime, there will be many other dog owners for you and your canine companion to socialize with. However, if you prefer to take them out with minimal distractions, aim to get there before 9:00 am. In addition to Kona Dog Beach, owners can take their pick of other great off-leash pet-friendly beaches. Hawaii also boasts Hunakai Beach, Kaimana Beach, and Kahala Beach which are all located on the island of Oahu. Camping here is an experience that could only be trumped by one thing—glamping. Hawaii getaway options are nothing short of spectacular and the whole family will feel right at home when you treat them to our stunning pet-friendly homes for rent. Hilo to Honolulu, there really is something for everyone in Hawaii, wherever you decide to venture to.

However, before venturing to more of the best beaches in Hawaii for long walks on the beach with fido, it is important to remember that the majority of them require your loyal companion to be kept on a leash at all times when out walking. So make sure you double-check the rules before heading out from your Kona vacation rentals or luxury Maui cabin rentals!

Best dog-friendly beaches in Oahu

As mentioned, only a select amount of Hawaii beaches allow pets to be off their leash. Despite this, there are many more options for dog-friendly beaches. Oahu is a good starting point, however. One of the best beaches in Oahu is Waikiki Beach in Honolulu which has a selection of summer spots available for you, the family, and of course the dog too. Fort DeRussy Beach, Gray’s Beach, Outrigger Canoe Club Beach, and the Royal-Moana Beach all welcome dogs where you can take them while taking in impressive views of the Honolulu City shoreline this summer. Whether you plan to have your dog in tow or not, one of the best things to do in Oahu is definitely taking a trip across to Kailua Beach where the Aikahi Park Shopping Center is also dog-friendly! You can enjoy numerous restaurants here that come with outdoor seating where your precious pup will be more than welcome, such as the Uahi Island Grill and Big City Diner!

Maui beaches that allow dogs

You might also choose to visit Maui. Camping in luxury here is also a fantastic option for anyone keen to see more of the dog-friendly beaches Hawaii has available. On the north shore of Maui, glampers will be pleased to know that the picturesque and charming Baldwin Beach Park is also a hot spot for dogs and Baby Beach on the west side is the perfect area for people looking for Hawaii dog-walking trails as well as kid-friendly vacations in Hawaii thanks to its sheltered pools and much more. More Maui attractions that might interest you include hiking trails such as Polipoli Trail and Redwood Trail where you and your furry companions can witness breathtaking views of the island.

Big Island rentals near a dog beach

Head across to Big Island and you can find Honokohau Harbor Dog Beach. Hawaii getaway rentals here are also very popular for dog owners and should you find something near the city of Kailua-Kona, you’ll be able to let your pet roam freely around the beach without a leash! With shallow waters perfect for young families, this is a dog beach Hawaii has a wonderful reputation for and should be explored during your Hawaii vacations!

Book a Hawaii getaway in top dog-friendly rentals

Many of the best places to stay in Hawaii come in the shape of Big Island and Oahu vacation rentals and luckily for us, there are many that also offer pet-friendly glamping! Book your Hawaii getaway in a tropical Kailua cottage rental and take your dogs down to Kailua Beach Park, where they’re more than welcome as long as they are on a leash. Should you really wish to go all out, consider a long weekend in our selection of pet-friendly luxury villas. Hawaii has no shortage of summer resorts, many just a short distance from incredible dog-friendly places to go like Kalapaki Beach and Kaimana Beach!

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