Traveling to Hawaii remains a staple of upscale travel, regardless of the reason. Planning a family vacation, honeymoon, or romantic getaway to this beautiful state starts by snagging an exclusive luxury hotel. Take advantage of gorgeous waters, white sand beaches, and sunshine when you stay at one of these top five Oahu resorts.
Star Rating: Five
Known as one of Oahu’s best hotels, the Halekulani overlooks Diamond Head on Waikiki Beach, presenting a spectacular ocean view and beautiful modern architecture.
Appointed for maximum luxury and comfort, Halekulani guest rooms feature a spacious bathroom with marble vanities, a deep soaking tub, and a separate walk-in shower.
Guests can enjoy their pick of three on-site restaurants with different specialties, visit the live jazz lounge, or spend the day at the heated pool. For ultimate relaxation, visit the Spa Halekulani for body therapies, massages, and facials.
2. Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina
Star Rating: Five
Families, couples, or solo vacationers can enjoy this upscale Hawaiian resort. Located near Ko Olina Marina and Ko Olina Golf Club, you can find many activities within minutes of your room.
Four Seasons specializes in creating comfortable rooms, starting with the ability to choose a firm, signature, or plush mattress topper for the best sleep possible. Twice daily housekeeping ensures that you always have a fresh supply of linens and keeps your room tidy.
Guests who decide to nest for a day will enjoy the 24-hour room service, though they may feel the urge to go for a dip in the pool or indulge in the on-site beauty and spa services.
3. Turtle Bay Resort
Star Rating: 5
Famous among Oahu resorts for its appearance in the film, “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” the beautiful Turtle Bay Resort offers standard guest rooms, suites, and coveted privacy in their Ocean Bungalows.
Regardless of where you stay, you’ll have a beautiful view of Oahu’s North Shore or the impressive rooftop garden. Every room provides a large bathroom, a walk-in shower, and a 65-inch flat-screen television. As the most exclusive reservations at the resort, the Ocean Bungalows offer luxurious home-like comforts, a private infinity pool, and a personal concierge.
Turtle Bay provides six on-site bars and restaurants and offers easy access to ocean adventures like surfing, snorkeling, and kayaking. Each week, Turtle Bay hosts a luau called Paniola Paina, treating guests to an outdoor feast and live entertainment.
4. Paradise Bay Resort
Star Rating: Four
Guests seeking a humbler getaway studded with luxurious features will love the Paradise Bay Resort. Situated on Kaneohe Bay, you’ll enjoy a view of the imposing Koolau Mountains.
Designed to evoke the provocatively natural Hawaiian ambiance, the warmly appointed rooms at Paradise Bay provide furnishings, including a kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee machine. Guests indulging in the resort’s suites also have access to a private lanai patio.
Entertainment comes in many forms at this resort. Take a complimentary yoga or meditation class, eat your fill at the Monday and Wednesday Aloha Nights Buffet Dinner, and enjoy unique activities like soaking up some rays on the floating sun lounge or pampering yourself with spa services on-call.
5. Hilton Grand Vacation Club
Star Rating: Four
Booking your stay at the Hilton Grand Vacation Club gives you access to the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort’s amenities and places you right on the edge of the beautiful Waikiki beach.
Every suite at the Hilton includes various sought-after features, including in-room laundry facilities, a full kitchen, and a spacious bathroom outfitted with a bidet. Visitors will also enjoy easy access to any of the 90 available retail stores and their choice of over 20 restaurants.
The Hilton Grand Vacation offers many amenities, including an outdoor mini pool, hot tub, and fitness center. For guests needing guidance, the Hilton provides a full-service concierge.
Commemorate Your Hawaiian Vacation with a Stay at One of Oahu’s Best Hotels
While Hawaii does not allow private beaches, staying at one of these Oahu resorts provides easy access to the sand and sea while indulging in many exclusive benefits. Bring your vacation stay full circle with a professionally guided tour of the island of Oahu.
Secret Hawaii Tours takes you to all the best secrets our beautiful island has to offer, ranging from unique cuisine only found in Oahu to satisfying your curiosity about Hawaiian culture. Call (808) 294-3993 to learn more about Secret Hawaii Tours in Oahu.