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Vacation on Oahu Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Waikiki at Night The legendary Waikiki beach situated next to luxury resort of the same name is one of the most important landmarks of Hawaii; its wonderful coast is in the list of the most beautiful beaches in the world. This sand beach is an excellent place for water sports. There's also a number of surfing schools and equipment rental services. Those who prefer land sport activities would enjoy beach volleyball and football playgrounds. The beach offers kid playgrounds for travelling families, while multiple restaurants would be excellent places to take a break. Waikiki is the liveliest coast on the island with a number of popular hotels and entertainment places situated nearby.
While communicating with locals, remember that they don’t feel the difference between days and seasons. Time plays no role here. Perhaps, the reason is that there is almost no change … Open
The picturesque Sunset beach located in the northern part of Oahuis the main competitor for luxurious Waikiki. It tends to be crowded in summer. There's an excellent diving center and a couple of attractive restaurants at the beach. Sunset beach is an excellent choice for fans of underwater swimming; local services offer all necessary equipment and provide transfers to the most picturesque diving areas.
Lanikai beach is highly recommended to travelers with kids. It occupies large coast at south-eastern part of Oahu. The beach is covered with fine white sand; it’s very flat making it comfortable and safe even for the youngest tourists. This popular beach can boast excellent equipment; there are also rental services and excursions bureau. Lanikai is never too crowded even in high season thanks to the absence of large hotels nearby. A number of tiny islands inhabited with birds are stopping points of daily excursions. Copyright
Oahu is rich with various historical monuments, belonging to different eras. Those who want to learn more about the role of World War II for Americans should definitely visit the USS Arizona … Open
Waimanalo beach is among the biggest on the island. It’s known for strong waves and undertows, so it’s not recommended for family vacation; however, it’s very popular among fans of privacy. The beach lacks any equipment, but it’s patrolled with beach-rescuers every day. Malaekahana located in the north of Oahu is a good choice for families with chilren. The beach is also very popular among locals, so it’s usually busy during working days. Strong waves are rare sight there, so it’s a good choice for everyday rest.
Honolulu, Hawaii Diamond Head is an excellent vacation place. The beach is 800 meters long and only accessible via water way thanks to its foothill location. It's the wild coast, so you have to take all necessary equipment with you. The beach is surrounded with palm wilds, which provide an excellent replacement for sunshades. Kahanamoku beach is a good choice for tourists used to comfortable leisure. This part of coast is situated on the south of the island; the beach is 1.5 kilometers long making it an easy task to find a place. There's also a nice selection of restaurants and bars there. In the evening, Kahanamoku is occupied with fans of parties and disco.
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Interesting places in Oahu Island for your excursion

Aliiolani Hale

From the series “Famous Buildings of Renaissance Architecture”
In the downtown Honolulu at the King Street has placed the home of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. Originally it was built as a royal residence. It is surrounded with a marvellous tropical garden with palms and landscape compositions. The main outdoor decoration is the gilded statue of Kamehameha V. The residence has been built for 3 years and was finished in 1874. The major architect was an Australian Thomas Rowe. He has projected the building in an Italian Renaissance style. From Hawaii language, Aliiolani Hale translates as the "House of Heavenly Kings". … Read further

Diamond Head

From the series “Majestic and Spectacular Craters and Crater Lakes”
On the Oahu Island is still a world famous, one of the most visited on the Earth crater - Diamond Head. The crater of British seafarers, who have disembarked on the coast near the crater in the 19th century, has received the 'more brilliant' name. In researching the crater, they have found the numerous calcite crystals, which they first thought of as diamonds. Today, the majestic crater is a landmark of the Vaikiki district and is one of the most striking natural attractions in the world. … Read further
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Oahu Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Oahu Island for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Oahu Island. - 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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