Destination guide

The beachside setting of Waialua is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Waialua. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the snorkeling, surfing and coffeehouses. USS Missouri Memorial and Dole Plantation are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Waialua

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Waialua for its snorkeling and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Waialua a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet'n'Wild Hawaii (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Makaha Valley Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Hawaii Country Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Mililani Golf Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Royal Kunia Country Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Turtle Bay Faizo Course (14.9 mi / 24 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Waialua

Travelers enjoy Waialua for its snorkeling. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, 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 Waialua

Waialua is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waialua is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Banzai Pipeline (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Mokuleia Beach Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Kaiaka Bay Beach Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Haleiwa Aliʻi Beach Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Police Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Laniakea Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

How to get to and around Waialua

The nearest airport is in Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), located 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), which is 23 mi (37 km) away.

Where to stay around Waialua?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 458 holiday lettings near Waialua. From 224 Houses to 163 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 Waialua is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Waialua?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Waialua:

  • Ala Moana: 800 holiday homes
  • Waikiki: 1,831 holiday homes
  • Waialae - Kahala: 2,229 holiday homes
  • Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis: 1,480 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 31 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waialua? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waialua. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hickam Air Force Base: 3,395 holiday lettings
  • Honolulu Harbor: 3,296 holiday lettings
  • Honolulu Zoo: 2,677 holiday lettings
  • Pupukea Beach Park: 812 holiday lettings
  • Kaneohe Bay: 2,711 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waialua listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waialua?

Yes, of course. offers 224 Houses in Waialua. Our other popular types of Waialua holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 163 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waialua?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 145 holiday homes with pool available in Waialua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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