Waikiki… the iconic destination of dreams and for good reason. With all it’s beauty and beach-going charm, Waikiki has much to offer. Here you’ll find the locals friendly, everyone smiling and the way of life healthy, fun and exciting. For places to stay you can choose from boutique hotels, apartments, upscale resorts or decide to invest in luxury condos.
As far as activities, there is much to do in Waikiki. Diamond Head, the 500 acre Kapiolani Park, the Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium are located at the east end of Waikiki. The fabulous, open-air Ala Moana Shopping Center and Ala Moana Beach Park lie at the west end. In between you’ll find perfect places to eat, shop, browse, go for a walk and people-watch to your heart’s content. And don’t forget that amazing beach! Here one can swim where it’s safe and shallow, soak up the sun on the soft, white sand or take surf or paddle board lessons.
Whether you love night-life or just like to go out occasionally, Waikiki has fabulous live music venues, dining and dancing or the option to just sit out under the sky, watch the sunset and meditate on the gentle waves lapping the shore.
Waikiki has an enchanting and colorful history. Before it was developed, Waikiki was a swamp land, rich with waters providing aquaculture and taro fields for the Hawaiian people. It was here where Kamehameha I landed his fleet of canoes to conquer the island. Later, Waikiki became a vacation retreat for Hawaiian royalty. In 1901, the first luxury hotel, the Moana Surfrider opened to accommodate wealthy guests. Delving into the rich history of Waikiki alone could bring hours of fun and fascination.
To this day, Waikiki continues to exude the ambience of a romantic, seaside get-a-way. Whether you are looking for a full or part time abode, consider taking a look at the convenience of the walk-anywhere luxury condos in welcoming and nostalgic Waikiki.