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City break in Honolulu. Active leisure ideas for Honolulu - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Honolulu from across the Bay Without a doubt, the coast of Waikiki Beach is the most favorite rest destination among travellers. The beach covers not only the territory of the city, but also its suburban areas. The picturesque waterfront is equipped with approximately 50 beaches. You will also find a huge number of various nightlife facilities and a rich choice of entertainment centers along the coastline. Perhaps, Sunset Beach is considered the most famous beach of the region. It is perfectly suitable for both relaxing pastime and active rest. Hanauma Bay Beach will please tourists who enjoy swimming with a mask. Crystal clear water, beautiful bottom and quiet atmosphere make rest there especially great. Thanks to a close proximity of numerous restaurants and cafes, you don’t need to leave the beach when you’re hungry or tired of sunbathing.
Honolulu is home to several amazing hotels that differ in the uniqueness of their historical setting. One such establishment is located in Waikiki, talking about The Equus, an Ascend Hotel … Open
Fans of surfing will definitely fall in love with North Store Beach. Its territory is the location of several sports schools and sports equipment rentals. There are many professional couches there, so it will take you just a few days to learn the art of surfing, which has already become the hallmark of Honolulu. Fans of shopping will also enjoy rest in this resort. Vacationers are recommended not to forget to visit Chinatown. In this part of the city you will find colorful bazaars that attract visitors by the rich choice of various products, numerous souvenir and antique shops.
Tantalus district is located not far away from Chinatown. This area is famous for its natural attractions. Tourists are welcome to make a walk in the mountain region. During this walk you will be able to see fabulous pineapple groves, walk in cozy valleys and enjoy unforgettable mountain scenery. Waikiki region is also the location of the famous amusement park "Sea World". This is a very popular destination thanks to a rich choice of attractions, slides and pools. There is also a large aquarium there, which has become home for two thousand exotic fish and other inhabitants of the deep sea. Copyright
Many couples choose the magical Honolulu for a romantic vacation. The fashionable Halekulani Hotel, for instance, is ready to offer a wide range of services to lovers. Its luxurious double … Open
Manoa Waterfall is one more very popular tourist destination. The waterfall has a stunning location right in the middle of beautiful jungle. Fans of the more "civilized" rest should not forget to explore the nightlife of Honolulu. Wang Chung's Karaoke is a very popular karaoke bar in the city. Such a venue as Level 4 Nightclub & Ultra Lounge is known among the most popular nightclubs. Ward Entertainment Center, which is a popular shopping and entertainment complex, accepts guests until late in the evening. You will find many attractive restaurants and a great cinema there.
Honolulu, Hawaii Besides the already mentioned surfing and diving, other types of water activities are also popular in Honolulu. Thus, while staying in Nicole Kidman's hometown, its worth trying all sorts of picturesque Pacific Ocean cruises. You can do this by contacting Nocturnal Adventures Hawaii, Sail Blue Hawaii LLC or Keawe Adventures. Want some fishing? No problem, this business is really well developed here, so you can always try your hand at fishing using the services of Magic Sport Fishing or Maggie Joe Sport Fishing.
Good shopping areas in Honolulu are found for every taste and purse. Ala Moana Trading Center is one of the most attractive and interesting. It includes dozens of clothing stores of both … Open
Rafting can be offered by Hawaii Water Sports Center, and to ride a water bike, feel free to contact Secret Hawaii Adventures. A real adventure can be riding a submarine (Atlantis Submarines Waikiki). That's how you can get a truly unique experience and impressions for a lifetime. Using this service, you can admire the incredibly beautiful underwater world, while climbing Diamond Head State Monument opens the beautiful spaces above the surface. This is perhaps the most remarkable place in Honolulu, a visit to which is a must-have.
Honolulu Canal Honolulu is a great city for thrill-seekers. Here you can go parasailing (Hawaiian Parasail, X-Treme Parasail), fly a helicopter as a passenger and see the incredibly beautiful expanses of Hawaiian nature ahead (Oahu Air Tours, Island Seaplane Service). Golf players should not be left out, because there are great places to practice their favorite game - Navy Marine Golf Course, Moanalua Golf Club, and Hawaii Kai Golf Course. Some other good centers for extreme activities are ziplines like Holo Hawaii Tours. Shooting enthusiasts are advised to go conquer SWAT Gun Club or Waikiki Gun Club.
In the middle of the Pacific Ocean are located the internationally famous Hawaii Islands. Their total square estimates approximately 17 thousand of sq. km and Hawaii consist of 12 small and … Open
In order to explore the many beautiful places in Honolulu and its surroundings, you can rent any mode of transport. Some would prefer a bicycle (Bike Tour Hawaii), and someone would hire a car (Go808 Express, ABC Limousine Service, Hawaii23 Transportation). You can also rent a segway (Aloha Trikke) or an interesting bus (Paradise Pedals Hawaii). Special mention as one of the "attractions" deserves Pearl Harbor, the famous naval base located near the capital of Hawaii. This place breathes tragedy and recalls the horror that happened here during the Second World War. A visit to the base is a must, especially for all history buffs.
Honolulu Cityline Barack Obama's hometown has quite a lot of entertainment centers to diversify vacations in Honolulu. First of all, it is worth highlighting escape quests - this kind of leisure is ideal for all those wishing to put their brain to good use after relaxing on the beach. The best canter of this kind is Breakout Waikiki where you can get a truly unique experience - here you can find both non-trivial puzzles and original scenarios. If it's not enough, be sure to open Room With A Clue or Scaventour. VR Junkies or Adventure VR should be recommended to those who'd rather prefer virtual reality, while mini-golf fans often choose Tiki's Family Fun Center.
Honolulu has many interesting entertainment for adults and children. With young travelers, it is worth looking into the Honolulu Zoo. Its vast territory is divided into several thematic … Open
Families with children go to Jungle Fun - an interesting place with its own special atmosphere. It is also worth noting the Honolulu Zoo where you can see giraffes, turtles, monkeys, birds, fennec foxes, tigers, possums. Children can play on Paki Playground, while adults are enjoying the serenity reigning in this place. Some other good places to find peace of mind are parks located in the city. Among them, it is worth noting Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Tantalus Lookout Puu Ualakaa State Park, and Kapiolani Park, which are covered with vegetation bringing a sense of serenity and tranquility.
Honolulu state capitol If you want to have a good laugh, the City With a Thousand Faces (as Honolulu is often called) can offer High & Right Comedy Night, while for those wishing to watch some new movies, there are Consolidated Theaters Ward Stadium 16 or Ward Entertainment Center. Hard Rock Cafe is created for those who like dining in a pleasant atmosphere, if you want to listen to quality music over a glass of a strong drink, go to Blue Note Hawaii or Anna O'Briens, and RumFire is perfect for connoisseurs of good cocktails. Those who dream about a hearty and tasty meal should not ignore Bacchus Waikiki. There's also a good place to watch sports while enjoying the favorite drink, and this is Snapper's Sports Bar & Grill.
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National and city parks around Honolulu
♥   City Park 'Friendship Garden' , 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Blow - Hole' , 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Recreation Area 'Oahe West Shore' , 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Historical Park 'Kalaupapa' , 93.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Honolulu
♥   Amusement park 'Sea Life Park Hawaii' Oahu, 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Honolulu
♥   Water park 'Wet n Wild Hawaii' Kapolei, 23.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Honolulu - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Honolulu - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Honolulu?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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