Plan for peace of mind

Some properties allow cancellations up to 14 days before arrival. Check the policy before booking.

Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Oahu

Enjoy the temples and other features of Oahu. This city's beaches, seaside and island views draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Dole Plantation and Polynesian Cultural Center. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Oahu

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Oahu a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet'n'Wild Hawaii (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Honolulu Zoo (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Waikiki Aquarium (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Sea Life Park (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Mililani Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Waikele Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Oahu

Travelers speak highly of Oahu for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oahu

Oahu is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Oahu. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Diamond Head (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Banzai Pipeline (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Kailua Beach (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Lanikai Beach (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)

Traveling to and around Oahu

The nearest airport is in Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), located 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away.

Where to stay around O'ahu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,982 holiday lettings near O'ahu. From 950 Houses to 2,745 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near O'ahu is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in O'ahu?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in O'ahu. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hawaii Kai: 3,283 holiday homes
  • Hauula: 696 holiday homes
  • Kuliouou - Kalani Iki: 2,856 holiday homes
  • Ala Moana: 1,118 holiday homes
  • Waikiki: 2,495 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in O'ahu! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in O'ahu?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in O'ahu with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hauula: 696 holiday lettings
  • Laie: 666 holiday lettings
  • Kapolei: 850 holiday lettings
  • Haleiwa: 847 holiday lettings
  • Kahuku: 700 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in O'ahu?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in O'ahu. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hickam Air Force Base: 4,319 holiday rentals
  • Waimea Valley: 1,019 holiday rentals
  • Honolulu Harbor: 4,127 holiday rentals
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 3,992 holiday rentals
  • USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park: 4,379 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around O'ahu listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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