Honolulu & Waikiki Beach

Located on the island of Oahu, Honolulu is the gateway to Hawaii and home to the famous Waikiki Beach. Oahu is the most well-known, developed and populated of all the islands of Hawaii. Honolulu is a focal point for tourists as it is home to Waikiki Beach one of the world's most popular holiday destinations and is bustling with shopping, restaurants and nightlife.

Honolulu has a real buzz and is not the place to get away from it all but rather a Hawaii destination full of many varied activities including surfing, shopping and touring.

Waikiki is a holiday mecca with sunny year round weather and has beautiful Diamond Head as a scenic backdrop. You can hike to the top of Diamond Head for spectacular 360 degree views. Waikiki's calm waves provide the perfect playground for beginners to learn to surf and many of the surf shops located on the beach offer lessons.

North Shore, famous for its giant waves during winter, is only two hours from Waikiki by bus. Sunset Beach, Waimea Bay and the Banzai Pipeline are some of the island's best surfing locations. Waikiki is also a shopper's paradise with one of the world's largest shopping malls, Ala Moana that features over 260 shops and counting.

Another of Honolulu's 'must do's' is a visit to the Pearl Harbour exhibition and the Arizona memorial. Waikiki also has free walking history tours and offers many cultural experiences at the Hawaii Plantation Village and Polynesian Cultural Centre. Visitors to Honolulu can also enjoy a film at 'Sunset on the Beach' and outdoor cinema screening movies on Saturday and Sunday nights.

From Honolulu, you can also hire a car and explore the beautiful island of Oahu. Just beyond the city limits you will find uncrowded beaches, tranquil bays and quiet towns. Drive through pineapple fields, visit beaches popular for swimming and kayaking and all along the way experience the beauty that is Hawaii.

 

Honolulu & Waikiki Beach Hotels List

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