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Destination O’ahu: Explore the Gathering Place of Hawaii

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O’ahu is home to Honolulu, Hawaii’s capital, making it a central location for islanders and travelers alike. Coined as the gathering place, O’ahu has naturally brought people together for fun, business, and to enjoy nature.

 

Also called the Rainbow State for their frequent appearances on the island, O'ahu boasts some of the most famous beaches in the world. Waikiki, Ala Moana, and North Shore beaches all have something unique to offer for each adventure seeker. North Shore is known for their big waves, attracting surfers from all over the world, and Waikiki lines the shore of Honolulu, drawing visitors while in the city. Join the fun and book your trip to the beautiful island of O’ahu!

 

 

Let’s Play

  • Waimea Bay – Located on North Shore beach, making it great place to have fun in the water like bodyboarding, surfing, snorkeling, swimming, and fishing. Waimea Bay also has beautiful cliffs. Be sure to check out the beach conditions before you head out to know what the waves are going to be like for the day.
  • Diamond Head State Park – Hawaii’s best-known landmark holds historical, cultural, natural, and recreational importance to Hawaii. It was formed more than 150,000 years ago after a huge volcanic eruption and eventually became the Diamond Head that exists on the eastern edge of Waikiki. It’s a must-see for every trip and will wow anyone who sets eyes on it.
  • Banzai Pipeline – Here lives another surfer’s paradise. This beach boasts perfect rolling waves and beautiful sunsets. Watch surfers take on unimaginable waves during the winter and go snorkeling to see the reef in the summer when the waves die down

 

Take It All In

  • Waikiki Beach – This beach is lined with luxury resorts and high end shopping, dining, and entertainment. Historically, it was where the royals of the island would play. With views at every angle, enjoy the beach and the liveliness around it. Visit Waikiki to experience what generations of Hawaiians have enjoyed.
  • Ala Moana Beach – Beautiful beaches are not hard to come by in Hawaii, but finding a beach that suits you is important for picking the day’s excursions. Ala Moana Beach has plenty of trees, picnic tables, and tennis courts to enjoy. This is great beach for someone who wants to picnic and lounge around for a couple hours.

 

Grab a Bite

  • The Royal Hawaiian Resort, a Luxury Collection Resort – This is a luxury resort on Waikiki beach that was the vacation destination of royals back when it was originally built in 1927. Since then, visitors from around the world have traveled to visit the resort in Waikiki.  The menus at the restaurant use locally-sourced ingredients, like fresh fish and tropical fruits, and each dish is beautifully-presented. While you enjoy your meal, you can watch hula dancers and fire spinners perform. Come join the luau!