Things to Do in Waikiki
Waikiki is a place that never sleeps, just like Las Vegas! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Waikiki is a former home of Hawaiian royalty which has undergone a recent unbelievable breathtaking renaissance. Today, Waikiki is the most famous and vibrant center of activities, it is a destination that can showcase the true spirit of Aloha to the whole world.
Historic Waikiki has always been and still is the epicenter of hospitality on Oahu and the most famous center of all activities. Waikiki activities are extremely various in possibilities from surfing lessons or canoe rides to the laziest way of relaxation on the beach with sunbathing. Read some useful information about all the ways to have fun in this little heaven on Earth!
Waikiki Water Activities
Your acquaintance with Waikiki you can start from strolling along all the beautiful Waikiki's beaches. There is an uncountable number of beaches that you can visit stretching from Duke Kahanamoku Beach which is close to the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort to the very Duke Kahanamoku Statue which is on Kuhio Beach and beyond. Beaches offer you great variety of water activities like underwater submarine tours, swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing or, which is the most famous, surfing lessons for beginners or group outrigger canoe rides.
If you are not a fan of traditional ways of having rest – go for scuba diving from most professional and friendly staff in the world. You will be able to find instructors from all over the world in order to match your language knowledge.
Waikiki Hawaii Land Activities
After a hard day on the beach, you can explore Waikiki by foot, or by any means of transport like bike, moped or even rented car. You can also take a couple lessons to strum an ukulele or try a dance with the hula at the Royal Hawaiian Center. You can also organize a perfect picnic for the whole family in Kapiolani Park or have fun while visiting the world famous Honolulu Zoo (third oldest USA zoo) which is only across the street. It is pretty hard to describe all the land activities available in Waikiki. In case you are interested in the history of the USA you can also find a museum dedicated to the USA’s participation in the World War II and the historical event of Pearl Harbor.
Spas in Waikiki
After you have had great active life for several days there is no doubt that you need to have some real rest. And this is exactly were spas can help you! There are some of the finest hotels and resorts on Oahu, and there are perfect Waikiki's spas which offer lomilomi massage or any other relaxing wellness which are unique to the islands.
Restaurants and Bars of Waikiki
When the sun sets, this is just the right time to explore Waikiki's lively restaurant, bar and whole scene of nightlife in places like the new Waikiki Beach Walk. Do not also forget to experience the most fascinating everyday event of Waikiki - breathtaking sunrises.