From restaurants that cater to foodies, to world class golf courses, to thrilling outdoor adventures, Oahu has it all. Gather the guys together and get away to a tropical island where memories are sure to be made. Consider adding some of these stops to the itinerary for your guys’ Oahu getaway!
While you can grab a cold one at many of Oahu’s restaurants, beer lovers will want to stop into some of the island’s breweries, such as Waikiki Brewing Company, Beer Lab, or Lanikai Brewing Company. Each of these companies complete the entire production process in Hawaii, resulting in flavorful local beers. Taste test until you find a favorite, and then bring some back to your Oahu vacation rental to be enjoyed throughout your stay!
It is completely possible to while the days away on Oahu, lounging on the beach or next to a sparkling swimming pool. But those who find joy in being a bit more active will want to hit the water with some gear in hand. Those who thrill in physical activity can try their hand at surfing and boogie boarding, while stand up paddle boarding and snorkeling provide a more laid-back option. Waikiki is a famed area for surfers wanting to take to the waves, while those who are staying at Ko Olina and would prefer an experience away from the crowds may opt to book a lesson that is more off the beaten path. Riding waves with the guys is sure to be a memorable experience to your guys’ trip!
Hit the links at one of the island’s top golf courses, the Ko Olina Golf Club. Situated within the premier resort community of Ko Olina, this course features beautiful water features, multi-tiered greens, and an exquisite landscape. Built by renowned golf course architect Ted Robinson, you and the guys can enjoy a round of golf on this 18-hole course or participate in a clinic or lesson to hone your skills.
Spend a memorable day out on the water with the guys where there’s plenty of time to mull over life’s greatest mysteries as you wait to reel in a fresh catch. Literally surrounded by water, it should be no surprise that fishing on Oahu is excellent. Maggie Joe Sport Fishing offers deep sea fishing excursions that range from half to full day excursions. Whether your group of guys is filled with experienced anglers or complete beginners, the experienced staff at Maggie Joe has you covered. Expect to spend an epic day out on the water, enjoying the sunshine and views while catching big game fish such as Pacific Blue Marlin, Ahi (yellowfin tuna), Mahi Mahi (dorado), Ono (wahoo), and Aku (skipjack tuna). Fishing tackle, gear, and license are included. Just bring along your food and drinks of choice to stow away in the onboard coolers and prepare for a day of fun on the water with the guys!
Oahu is home to the best nightlife scene you’ll find in the Hawaiian Islands. Most of the nightlife is centered in Honolulu and Waikiki, where you’ll find rooftop bars, live music, and drinks that range from tropical cocktails to micro beers. The Makai Bar is a great place to go for live music any night of the week. This indoor-outdoor bar and restaurant is situated on the top level of Ala Moana Shopping Center. For a DJ, happening dance floor, and a good selection of beer, head to Bar 35.
With rugged terrain that forms a natural outdoor playground, Oahu invites adventure at every turn. Plan a hike along one of the interior mountain’s steep ridgelines, hike your way to a stunning waterfall, or book an adventure that, while manmade, is nonetheless thrilling. Zipline over the rainforest or navigate an ATV over rugged terrain, feeling a sense of adventure and adrenaline that only an active experience can bring. In the water, adventures such as night diving and snorkeling with sharks provide additional opportunities for creating an itinerary to be remembered on your guys’ getaway to Oahu. From the air, take in scenes of the island from above with a helicopter ride that will take you over sights such as Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head Crater, Hanauma Bay, Mokoli‘i (Chinaman’s Hat), Ka‘a‘awa Valley, and the jaw-dropping waterfall Kaliuwa‘a (Sacred Falls), only accessible by air. Oahu’s land, air, and sea all offer unforgettable adventure opportunities!
Exploring waterfalls, embarking on boating adventures, and so much more await on the island of Oahu! Basing your stay in one of our Oahu vacation rentals provides ideal access to both beautiful beaches and a variety of island activities. Make some unforgettable memories with the guys exploring this tropical paradise on your next guys’ Oahu getaway!