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The Sheraton Princess Kaiulani is a mid-range resort hotel located directly on Waikiki Beach, offering all the services and amenities associated with the Sheraton brand. The hotel offers a wide range of accommodation, its 1,142 en-suite guestrooms and suites presenting mountain, city or ocean view, all including coffee maker and mini- fridge, and many with private balcony. Casual dining is available at ‘Pikake Terrace’, a buffet-style restaurant featuring Hawaiian specialities, and at poolside ‘Splash Bar & Bento’, your meal may be accompanied by a fun tropical tiki drink and the sound of live nightly entertainment. The large outdoor pool will invite you to dip into its salt water and if you’re going across the road, the ‘Big Kahuna Beach Service’ provides complimentary beach chairs and towels on Waikiki’s golden sands.
Affectionately known as the ‘First Lady of Hawaii’, the legendary Moana Surfrider has been given a new lease of life, its timeless Victorian elegance blending seamlessly with modern Hawaiian charm. By day, guests can relax by the beautiful pool area or on the hotel’s private beach and of an evening, retire to the ‘Vintage 1901’ bar to choose from a classic collection of wines. Five dining venues include the oceanfront ‘Beachhouse at the Moana’, the casual ‘Veranda at the Beachhouse’, and ‘The Beach Bar’, where delicious appetisers can be accompanied by your favourite cocktail. 793 rooms and suites spread across 3 buildings provide a multitude of accommodations, from city view to oceanfront, all featuring Westin’s legendary ‘Heavenly Bed®’. When it’s time for a little indulgence, visit the Moana Lani Spa, where innovative rituals are combined with ancient Hawaiian healing traditions.
Just 15 minutes’ walk from Waikiki, the Hilton Hawaiian Village is almost a small town on its own, with 22 acres of grounds, 20 bars and restaurants, five swimming pools – including the ‘Paradise Family Activity Pool’ – and almost 100 shops. The 3,386 rooms span five towers, offering a range of accommodation that includes the luxury Ali’i Tower, all providing excellent amenities. The seemingly endless activities include kayaking, hula-dancing lessons, wildlife and ecology tours, and ‘Camp Penguin’ children’s club for 7-12 year olds.
After dark entertainment features the ‘Rockin’ Hawaiian Rainbow’ revue each Friday, and a nightly torch lighting ceremony. Add to this a wide range of water sports, the ‘Mandara Spa’, and the direct access onto the beautiful beach and it’s easy to understand how the Hilton Hawaiian Village is such a big hit with couples and families alike.
On 5 miles of pristine sandy beaches on Oahu’s tranquil North Shore, just 45 minutes from Waikiki, Turtle Bay Resort offers visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in traditional island culture in natural surroundings. 443 stylishly furnished guestrooms, suites and villas provide spacious and vibrantly coloured accommodation, modern conveniences and a private balcony with partial or full ocean view. Dining options include ‘Pa’akai’, specialising in fresh Hawaiian seafood, ‘Roy’s Beach House’, serving casual fare overlooking the beach, and ‘Kula Grille’, boasting some of the finest food on Oahu. The lobby lounge offers ‘grab-and-go’ food, and ‘Surfer, The Bar’ is the spot for that tropical cocktail. As well as an incredible pool area, tennis, championship golf and numerous water sports, Turtle Bay is home to the fabulous ‘Spa Moana’, whilst just 10 minutes away, the Polynesian Cultural Centre’s Luau is a must!
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