Oahu

Travel Guide
Oahu

Visit the tropical paradise ofOahu, the most populated island of Hawaii,with its unrivalled surf, beautiful beaches and incredible family attractionslike the Disney Hawaii Resort.

On the Hawaiian island of Oahu,Honoluluis the city where it all happens. Here you will find the most beautiful sandybeaches and top luxury boutiques just a stone's throw from each other. Justwest of Honolulu you'll find monuments tocommemorate the people who died in the bombing of PearlHarbour during World War II, a massive moment in American historythat brought about their entry into World War II. Continue to Waipahuto visit a historic Hawaiian plantation town, play golf or indulge in a littleretail therapy with some shopping.

Just an hour's drive from Honolulu is the NorthShore with its 13 kilometre of beach, running from Hale'iwa to Waimea Bay,incorporating the Banzai Pipeline and Sunset Beach. In the winter internationalsurfing competitions are held here. In the summer you can snorkel or dive onPūpūkea Beach or just relax under the sun on the beaches of the North Shore, anideal place for picnics and spectacular sunsets.

Head to the east coast and you'll find more idyllicbeaches, great for people looking for a little peace and quiet away from thecrowds. The waves around here are a little calmer, and the area of Kailua is great for windsurfing and kite surfing. At the nearby Kane'ohe you findpeace and quiet in the botanical garden. From Makapu'u Beach you’ll have amagnificent view over the coastline, stroll to vantage points above the activelighthouse and see if you can spot the gigantic whales out at sea.

If surfing isn’t really your thing then there areplenty of other ways to enjoy the sea; rent kayaks or paddle boards or simplyentertain yourself in calmer waters with a little swim. There’s plenty to do ondry land too. Go mountain biking, horseback riding or hike the trails throughthe jungle to the lookouts with spectacular views. Play a round of golf at oneof the island’s golf courses or shop in the chic boutiques or outlet stores.

Fly into Oahu viaHonolulu International Airport. The best way to explore the island is by rentalcar, which gives you the freedom to see what you want, when you want. However,there is a public transport network too, which can take you to all the popularspots on the island.

Oahu is a populardestination for holidays and honeymoons because itoffers a pleasant combination of beautiful nature, relaxation and excitingentertainment. Experience for yourself why the international tourists keepgathering at Oahu.

Where to stay in Oahu

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
4 out of 5
2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €194 per night from 20 Sep to 20 Sep
Located in Waikiki, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk, just steps away from U.S. Army Museum of Hawai'i and Waikiki Beach Walk. Royal Hawaiian Center ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,303 reviews)
"Voyager 47 club was wonderful! Employees always happy and “aloha-ing” you. Construction was a bit of a disappointment, but beggars can’t be choosers."

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
Sheraton Waikiki
Sheraton Waikiki
4 out of 5
2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €298 per night from 20 Sep to 20 Sep
This family-friendly Honolulu hotel is located by the ocean, steps away from Royal-Moana Beach, Waikiki Beach and Royal Hawaiian Center. International Market ...
4.1/5Very Good! (1,204 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel on Waikiki beach with a kind staff and wonderful pool and amenities. I highly recommend."

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2021

Sheraton Waikiki
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
4 out of 5
2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI
The price is €238 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Nestled on the beach, this Waikiki resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Waikiki Beach, Honolulu Zoo and Ala Moana Center. Diamond Head and Na Ala Hele Manoa Falls ...
4/5Very Good! (5,442 reviews)
"The room was nice and I like the location, right next to rockpile surf spot. I did not use any of the pools or gyms. Restaurants are over priced and the tour desk just wanted me to participate in some promotional thing, but didn't even tell me about the tours offered."

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2021

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
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Kuhio Banyan Club
Kuhio Banyan Club
2 out of 5
2310 Kuhio Avenue, Suite 140, Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
The price is €114 per night from 20 Sep to 20 Sep
Located in Waikiki, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of International Market Place and Royal Hawaiian Center. Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head are also ...
3.3/5 (1,246 reviews)
"Clean, Good location and affordable."

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2021

Kuhio Banyan Club
Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
3 out of 5
201 Ohua Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is €144 per night from 23 Sep to 23 Sep
This family-friendly Honolulu aparthotel is located in the shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of Kuhio Beach Park, Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Beach. International ...
3.5/5Good! (1,880 reviews)
"I just want to give a big shoutout to Randy for his excellent customer service. He went above and beyond while checking us in, we arrived early and he took good care of us and held our luggage for us to go have something to eat and come back at check inn time. He was very helpful throughout our stay. ..."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
Aston Waikiki Beach Tower
Aston Waikiki Beach Tower
4 out of 5
2470 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is €599 per night from 29 Sep to 29 Sep
Located in Waikiki, this beach aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Waikiki Beach, Honolulu Zoo and Royal Hawaiian Center. Ala Moana Center and University ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,418 reviews)
"Convenient area. Great access to the beach. Free parking."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

Aston Waikiki Beach Tower
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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