The bedroom features a luxurious and comfortable queen ocean bed crafted in solid Sengon Tekik wood, designed to mimic the rolling waves of the sea. The living room is well lit, open and spacious, with a welcoming lanai just at the opposite end. Walk out and relax on the outdoor seating and enjoy city views of Waikiki and the Ko’olau mountains in the distance. You'll find a comfortable sofa and chair set that transform into full sized and twin sized beds , a wooden dining table with seating for five, and a 50" television connected to wifi and cable. Adorning the walls you'll find a custom designed surfboard, unique art pieces, and beautifully framed images created by a local Hawaiian artist. Around the corner to the right is the kitchen, clean, updated, and furnished with everything you could possibly need to feel right at home during your time here. Turn left and you'll find the bathroom, supplied with plenty of plush towels as well as lots of complimentary amenites to make your stay pleasant and worry free. You'll also find an assortment of beach towels, water shoes, snorkels, boogie boards, beach toys, and other accessories, all provided so that you can head straight to the beach and start enjoying Hawaii immediately upon your arrival...Guest access
Due to current legislation, Hosts collect Hawaii tax of 14.9621% to remit to the Hawaii Tax Agency. This will be sent through Airbnb.Guest interaction
Guests will have complete privacy to enjoy the apartment and come and go as they please, though your hosts will always be available for any questions, concerns, or comments that you may have throughout your experience. Reach out to us anytime of day or night, or enjoy this time completely free from interruption!Neighborhood overview
Waikiki Beach is just a couple minutes walk from the entrance, along with more amazing restaurants, luxury shopping, excursions and activites than can be listed here. Bring your appetite and sense of adventure as you explore all that this area has to offer!Getting around
As the birthplace of modern surfing and a retreat for those who enjoyed surfing on early forms of longboards, Waikiki was once the playground of Hawaiian Royalty. This beach paradise was once “kapu” (forbidden to anyone else).
The Kuhio Beach area hosts two world famous surf breaks, "Queen's" and "Canoes," where several surf competitions are held annually.
Kuhio Beach Park (just a couple minutes walk) is the site of three well-known landmarks:
1) Stones of Kapaemahu - The stones represent four legendary men; Kapaemahu, Kahaloa, Kapuni and Kinohi, who came to Hawai'i from distant lands.
2) Duke Kahanamoku statue - The Duke Kahanamoku statue was created by sculptor Jan Gordon Fisher, and dedicated to the world famous surfer on August 24, 1990.
3) Prince Kuhio statue - The statue of Prince Kuhio was created by sculptor Sean Browne and dedicated on January 12, 2002.
More great things in the area:
- International Market Place - lots shopping and a variety of excellent gourmet restaurants make this a great place to go for dinner and drinks!
-Hy’s Steakhouse - an elegant, tranquil ambiance, top-notch customer service, and an all-around five-star experience.
-Marukame Udon - Very popular Japanese noodles. There’s always a line, but it moves quickly.
-Duke’s - excellent buffets with ocean views!
-Orchids - global fare & a popular Sunday brunch in a casually elegant space filled with the namesake flower. The buffet is 5 stars!
-T Galeria - more shopping featuring luxury brands)
-Waikiki Zoo - native exotic wildlife a walk away
-Waikiki Aquarium - native exotic sea animals just a little further than the zoo
-Epic Aloha - an Interactive Photo Museum
-Nocturnal-Adventures Hawaii - a unique night time experience on the water (only a 10 min drive) Often times you will see turtles swim right by you, and you can watch the Waikiki fireworks every Friday on the water while paddle boarding, the best view of the fireworks that you will find!
-Free ukulele lessons are available daily at 10:30 & 4:30 on the second floor of “Ukulele Store” in Waikiki. Learn real Hawaiin songs!
-Free yoga class on the lawn on Wednesdays. Just sign up through Shiatsu & Massage Center.
-Waikiki’s Farmers Market - Tuesdays & Thursday evening 4-8PM inside the Hyatt Regency Hotel when the lights create a magical scene.
-Diamond Head Crater is a very popular hike thats just a few min drive (or an UBER or Lyft away) that offers great views of the ocean, waikiki Beach, the city of Waikiki, and the Hawaiian mountains. Check it out and other great hikes with the “ALLTrails” app.
-Burgers at Cheeseburger Beachwalk are excellent.
-Giovanni Pastrami has an amazing diverse menu.
-Honolulu Cookie Company has delicious treats!
-Spend a fun free day out just walking around and exploring. Walk all the way to Ala Wai (opposite end of Diamond Head) or all the way to the Waikiki Aquarium and check out everything in between. Take your time, enjoy yourself, and try to imagine what it was like when the Moana Hotel was first built.
This apartment includes a large garage parking stall with secure gated access. This parking stall will accommodate any size of vehicle that you have.
If you choose not to drive, Uber and Lyft are always available in Waikiki.
Also, the nearest bust stop is on the corner of Kuhio Ave. and Liliuokalani Ave., on the opposite side of our condo’s building. A short walking distance.
One-way Fare is $2.75 and 1-Day Pass is $5.50.
Youth ages 5 and under is Free.
Youth over 5 under 17 years old, is $1.25, 1-Day Pass is $2.50.