Honolulu

Travel Guide
Honolulu
From surfing waves to sunbathing, exploring volcanoes and visiting Pearl Harbour, Hawaii’s capital Honolulu has it all.

Located on Oahu Island, Honolulu is Hawaii’s state capital and its best-known resort destination. Blessed with long days of sunshine, it is a great place to go and while away the hours on the beach. Don your floral shirt, wrap a colourful lei around your neck, get yourself a cocktail and immerse yourself in the sunny, harmonious atmosphere.

As soon as you arrive and see the sunshine, you will definitely want to go straight to Waikiki Beach. One of the world’s most famous beaches, here you can join the surfers and swimmers in the turquoise waters. Or you can visit Kapiolani Park, home to the Honolulu Zoo as well as the extinct Diamond Head volcano. If you want to try your hand at snorkelling, pay a visit to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve or Halona Beach, known to visitors as Eternity Beach.

As well as being a paradise resort for visitors who flock here from all over the world, Honolulu is a key town where most of Hawaii’s citizens reside. This is predominantly an Asian town, and you’ll see this in the food on offer in the local restaurants. Try one of their traditional dishes such as “laulau”, pork wrapped in taro leaves, or “poke”, a raw fish salad.

In the downtown area, you’ll find temples, nightlife and plenty of charming shops. The Aloha Tower is a renowned icon of Honolulu, where you can sit in the cafes and enjoy the stunning views out across the bay. At the Ala Moana Centre, meanwhile, you’ll find some splendid outdoor market stalls to explore. The town is also home to a royal palace, where you can find out more about the island’s Polynesian heritage.

Make sure you visit Pearl Harbour, where you can still see the USS Arizona Memorial by the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum, and find out more about the history of one of the Second World War’s most pivotal moments.

Hawaii is the southernmost state in the U.S., and Honolulu is home to some of its most famous attractions. It’s a busy place, famous for its traffic jams, so getting around cheaply and quickly on buses and trolleys is a smart move. That way you can explore the culture, enjoy the natural beauty and make the most of the climate when you visit.

Where to stay in Honolulu

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
4 out of 5
2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI, 96815
The price is Rs21,745 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Honolulu. Enjoy free WiFi, 5 outdoor pools and 9 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (4,542 reviews)
"If you want that feeling of being on vacation, this is that place. The resort is huge with tons of things to do. Honestly best resort ive been too. Id definitely go again. Bonus is every friday they do fireworks and its a spectacular event right on the beach for staying residents...!"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2022

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
5 out of 5
2490 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI, 96815
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs21,921 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Honolulu. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the bar in their reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,712 reviews)
"The club access made our stay so memorable! Beautiful view of the ocean and sunset from our ocean view room, beautiful pool, friendy and great service from the start to the end of our stay"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
2424 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI, 96815
The price is Rs23,811 per night from 6 Sep to 7 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Honolulu. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,888 reviews)
"I loved my stay at the Hyatt! The hotel breakfast is delicious. The staff is helpful, kind, and respectful. We had a fabulous time at this hotel."

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Kuhio Banyan Club
Kuhio Banyan Club
2 out of 5
2310 Kuhio Avenue, Suite 140, Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, 96815
The price is Rs11,898 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this aparthotel in Honolulu. Enjoy free WiFi, 5 restaurants and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the WiFi and the convenient parking in their reviews. ...
3.3/5 (1,386 reviews)
Bargain stay
"Great location, friendly and accommodating staff. Worked great for our stay Would go there again!!!"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022

Kuhio Banyan Club
Aston Waikiki Sunset
Aston Waikiki Sunset
3 out of 5
229 Paoakalani Ave, Honolulu, HI, 96815
The price is Rs12,505 per night from 30 Aug to 31 Aug
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Honolulu. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
3.8/5 Good! (2,355 reviews)
"The room was a condo that had all the amenities you would expect. Full sized appliances and refrigerator. On site parking for a fee, great pool and activities deck with 6 gas grills available to all guests. Small store on-site or ABC Store a short distance away. Outstanding staff and property. I ..."

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2022

Aston Waikiki Sunset
Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
3 out of 5
201 Ohua Ave, Honolulu, HI, 96815
The price is Rs12,665 per night from 30 Aug to 31 Aug
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly aparthotel in Honolulu. Enjoy free WiFi, a sauna and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious ...
3.5/5 Good! (2,074 reviews)
"Nice view. Most staff are friendly and trying to resolve issues. Wi-Fi did not work the entire time we were there. Toilet flushes issue wasn’t resolvable."

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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