An enchanting, private 5-bedroom villa sits nestled in a tropical garden, complete with a water channel perfect for a paddleboard or kayak session right from your backyard. If you prefer the sand at your feet and fresh ocean breezes, Kailua Beach is a short 3-minute drive from the villa. Large enough to accommodate a group of 10, this private and gated home features an airy and open floor plan throughout, with generously-sized bedrooms, large living and dining areas, a modern kitchen and more. While the outdoor features are perfect for entertaining the whole group.
One of the most famous beaches in the world, this 2-mile stretch of sand is also one of the busiest and most cosmopolitan spots in Oahu, where a plethora of activities happen day and night.
Standing approximately 760ft above sea level, overlooking the shores of Waikiki and out to the Pacific Ocean, this famed crater is a great, moderate level hike, complete with a well-maintained trail all the way to the summit.
Every Memorial Day, the waters around Honolulu glimmer with 7,000 floating framed lanterns, each representing the memory of a loved one. A poignant community tradition, more than 50,000 people gather at sunset at Ala Moana Beach Park to take part.
This Visitor Center is open daily and is home to the USS Arizona Memorial. Built over the remains of the sunken battleship, millions of people from all over the world come to this poignant setting to see where WWII began for the U.S.
Built in 1882 by King Kalākaua, no expense was spared in the construction. Home to the royal family, now a National Historic Landmark and cultural icon, the palace tells the story of Hawaii and her people.
At this legendary surf mecca, you’ll find big waves and pro surfers. Stretching for more than 7 miles, it plays host to the world’s premier surfing competitions during the peak winter months, when the waves are at their biggest.
A former volcanic crater now protected marine life conservation area and fabulous underwater park for snorkelers of all levels, here more than 400 species of fish are all display, along with sea turtles and other marine life.
Explore Hawaii’s vast underwater world from these environmentally safe submarines. You’ll descend 100ft underwater for a one-of-a-kind experience where you’ll see an array of marine life, tropical reefs and numerous sunken vessels.
Within walking distance of Waikiki, this beach is large and not quite as packed, making it great for kids. When it’s too hot, just pop into the nearby U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, a hidden gem for those interested in military history.
Located between Waikiki and Diamond Head, on the edge of Kapi’olani Park, kids who love animals will adore this zoo. Spends hours wandering the extensive grounds, you can even pack a picnic and spend the day.