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2019 Best Beach in America is in Hawaii

a person sitting at a beach

Ever wondered where the best beach in America is? Well every year Dr. Beach comes up with his TOP Beaches in the USA and guess what – some Beaches in Hawaii are always in the Top 10. In 2015 Waimanalo Beach was rated the Best Beach in America. In 2019 another beach in Hawaii was crowned Best Beach in America! Kailua Beach is on the Eastside of Oahu, check out the short video for more info about Kailua Beach on Oahu and see for yourself it is the best beach in america.

Rate Best Beach in America in 2019 by Dr. Beach

Dr. Who?

Dr. Beach is Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman. He is Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University. Dr. Beach says:

My love for sand began as a child

Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman
Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman AKA Dr. Beach

Growing up in North Carolina, he was proud to have the biggest sandbox in the neighborhood. Every vacation he wanted to go to the beach, to play in the biggest sandbox he could imagine. His love for beaches was one of the reasons why he started his “TOP 10 Beaches of America” list. His first list was published in 1991 and he keeps rating the best beach in America annually ever since.

Top 10 Best Beaches 2019

Some of the beaches named in the TOP 10 are also on our list of the most famous beaches of Hawaii. In 2019 THREE of the Top 10 beaches are located in Hawaii: Hapuna Beach State Park on the Big Island made it on the list. Also Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki on Oahu is in the Top 10. Named after the famous surfer, swimmer and Sheriff of Honolulu, Duke Kahanamoku.

And of course the Winner of 2019, the best beach in America… Kailua Beach on the east side of Oahu. If you are interested in visiting some of the most beautiful and most famous beaches in Hawaii, come on tour with Daniels Hawaii. Our guides can show you some of the most popular beaches and also some hidden gems.

Best Beach in America 2019

The eastside of Oahu is famous for its fine white sand beaches. Waimanalo beach is one of the most beautiful beaches and was rated the BEST BEACH in AMERICA by Dr. Beach in 2015. In 2019 another beach on Oahu’s east side was rated number 1. If you like to find out more about Waimanalo Beach and see how pretty it is, check out our video!

Another The Best Beach in America in 2019 in Kailua Beach. Here is what Dr. Beach has to say about Kailua Beach:

“Kailua Beach Park is a beautiful white sand coral beach with generally small waves, making it great for swimming and kayaking. A very popular activity is to paddle a kayak to the nearby picturesque offshore islands; the larger one has a nice sandy beach. Kailua Beach Park has lifeguards on duty, free parking, bathrooms, beach showers, picnic tables, volleyball courts and kayak rentals among other amenities. It is only minutes away from the village of Kailua where there are good restaurants, or you can pick up plate lunches and drinks for the beach.”

Want to know the other TOP BEACHES in America? Follow the link to the Dr. Beach website to find out more about the TOP 10 Beaches in America.