Honolulu Mini Guide Vacation Rentals Waikiki Beach, Nightlife, Beaches, Activities, Things To See & Do

Honolulu sits on the hugely popular and exclusive white silky sand shores of Ohau, the third largest of the Hawaiian archipelago in terms of square miles with its crystal clear south Pacific waters.

The lively city offers an unforgettable vacation and is the perfect destination for a family holiday, an escape with friends, or a romantic getaway.

This hot spot is also home to some gorgeous beachfront property especially around Waikiki Beach, where you can rent a villa or apartment - Honolulu will keep you coming back year after year.

Top things to see and do
Pearl Harbour historic World War II battle sites
Waimea Valley botanical gardens
Diamond Head Crater
Hire a 4X4 and explore the inner island
Helicopter ride over Koko Crater
Explore the wonders of Hanauma Bay
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As the sun disappears into the Pacific, the Honolulu nighlife gets into gear. One of the liveliest places is Waikiki beach where there are many beachfront restaurants, bars and clubs - Mai Tai Bar is a firm favourite with the locals.

Downtown Honolulu offers so much choice as well and most of the action can be found within 8 square blocks from Bethel to Mauakea St and King and Beretania St and includes the delights of Chinatown and the fringe area of the redlight districy where there are many art galleries plus new and old culinary delights and bars.


Honolulu has magnificent beaches including its world famous Waikiki Beach that ranks amongst the best in the world!! The sea is shallow, gentle on this part of the island and teeming with tropical fish - perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sailing and diving.

Other local beaches include....

  • Kaimana Beach
  • Ala Moana Beach Park
  • Point Panic Beach Park
  • Diamond Head Beach Park
  • Kahala Beach

Featured Honolulu Holiday Rentals

Honolulu Vacation Rentals

Like most places in Oahu, the accommodation options in and around Honolulu cater for all budgets and tastes.

Experience the very best of Honolulu by staying in a vacation rental. Many holiday homes are condos set within touching distance of the palm fringed beaches and local amenities and typically come with all the modern refinements.

Wake up in your spacious Honolulu villa or apartment to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and mountains, before heading off to the uncrowded world class beaches to relax, top up your tan or do some watersports.

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After a day on the beach or sight seeing, the ideal way to end the day is to return to your own condominium or villa rental, light up the BBQ, watch the sun go down over the Pacific and dine under the stars.

Ride an outrigger canoe at Waikiki beach
Biking through the Koolau Mountains
Hiking through the rainforest
Reef and wreck diving
Horse riding
Watersports - surfing, sailing, windsurfing
Hire a 4X4 and explore the inner island
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Twin centre holidays

If you are visiting Honolulu, a popular option is to combine your stay with a few days relaxing by the shores at one of the many beach resorts on Oahu or perhaps on one of the other Hawaiian islands. Popular destinations include...

Our view on Honolulu

A stunning location for a romantic getaway or a family holiday. Blessed with one of the best beaches in the world, Honolulu takes some beating.

Its pristine white talcum powder sandy beaches entice you back time and again. Away from the beach, the evenings can be spent relaxing at your vacation rental or enjoying the lively city nightlife.