If a trip to Hawaii has been lingering on your travel bucket list, it may be time to make those dreams come true. The Hawaiian Island of Oahu is the most versatile of all the islands, making it a great destination option for families or groups whose members have a variety of interests. Whether you’re sneaking away on a getaway with a special someone or you’re trying to find a destination everyone from toddler to teen will enjoy, Oahu offers it all. These top reasons to visit Honolulu will leave you island dreaming and ready to pack your bags!
The beaches of Waikiki are some of the most well-known in the world, offering beauty and a wealth of activities throughout the length of its shoreline. But Oahu’s coastline has even more to offer than the famed Waikiki stretch. From the big wave surfing beaches of Oahu’s North Shore to the quiet, picturesque coves of Ko Olina, it’s easy to immerse yourself in Oahu’s miles of world class beaches. Whether your idea of the perfect beach day includes lounging in the sun or trying out a new water sport, you’ll find plenty of postcard-perfect beaches to choose from on Oahu.
Shopping & Dining
While Oahu offers its share of natural beauty, you’ll also find many sites and activities that will keep everyone entertained when you’re ready for a break from the beach. Of all the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu offers the most extensive shopping and dining experiences. In fact, it is home to Ala Moana Center, the largest open-air shopping mall in the world. Among Oahu’s shops, you’ll find a broad mixture of everything from locally crafted goods to beachwear to high end fashion brands. And on the dining front, you’ll discover both hidden local eats and lavish oceanfront restaurants meant for celebrating a special evening out.
Though you can certainly opt to lounge away your days on a postcard-perfect beach, Oahu has much to offer beyond its shoreline. Adventure activities abound, from diving with sharks to seeing the sights from a doors-off helicopter tour. Hiking, exploring waterfalls, ziplining, surfing, snorkeling, and kayaking are just a few of the adventurous ways you can explore the island. Whether seeking a land-based or water-based adventure, Oahu is an outdoor playground!
Oahu is also home to a wide variety of accommodation options, from budget-friendly to luxurious. Browse these Oahu accommodations based on the island’s picturesque western coast and start envisioning your visit to Oahu! Contact us today!