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Hawaii is synonymous with paradise, and one of its main draws is the stunning beaches that stretch along its picturesque coastline. It also boasts exceptional hotels offering breathtaking ocean views and easy access to some of the world’s most amazing beaches. Sitting in prime locations near the ocean, we have uncovered a selection of Hawaiian gems that have it all – from relaxing getaways, water adventures, and romantic escapes, the magic of Hawaii awaits at these hotels that promise to make every stay truly unforgettable.
5* Jet Luxury at The Trump Waikiki
Located in the heart of Waikiki, Jet Luxury at The Trump Waikiki boasts a prime beachfront location. This luxury hotel offers ocean views from many of its rooms and suites, with private balconies that provide the perfect setting for sunrise and sunset viewing. Just steps away from Waikiki Beach, guests can indulge in sunbathing, swimming, and water sports as well as the stunning ocean views and the vibrant atmosphere of Waikiki right at their doorstep.
5* The Kahala Hotel and Resort
A secluded oasis that offers a beautiful private beach, The Kahala Hotel and Resort boasts a variety of rooms and suites with stunning ocean views, some even with private balconies. Guests will be charmed by the pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for snorkelling and swimming. The resort provides complimentary use of kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkelling equipment for guests, making it an ideal spot for water enthusiasts.
4* Prince Waikiki
Prince Waikiki, situated along the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, boasts rooms with beautiful ocean views, especially from the higher floors. While it doesn’t have direct beach access, the hotel’s stunning infinity pool provides breathtaking ocean views, and it’s just a short drive to world-renowned beaches like Waikiki Beach. The hotel also offers a courtesy shuttle to nearby Ala Moana Beach Park, a local favourite with calm waters, making it great for swimming and picnicking.
4* Turtle Bay Resort
Located on Oahu’s North Shore, Turtle Bay Resort is a haven for surfers and beach lovers. The resort offers rooms, suites, and beach cottages, many with oceanfront or ocean-view options and with its location right on the shores of Kuilima Cove it offers a host of water activities, from stand-up paddle boarding and snorkelling to horseback riding on the beach, and even helicopter tours for a unique perspective of the area. The North Shore’s legendary surf spots are just minutes away.
5* Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
This luxurious resort is set along the beautiful Wailea Beach on Maui’s southwestern coast and most rooms and suites offer magnificent ocean views from private lanais. With direct beach access, guests can sink their toes into the golden sand and explore the vibrant underwater world with complimentary snorkelling equipment. The resort also features multiple oceanfront pools with stunning views.
4* Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Autograph Collection
Koloa Landing Resort on Kauai’s South Shore is nestled near Poipu Beach. This luxury property features spacious villas, many of which offer ocean or garden views, and has an exclusive poolside setting, complete with a swim-through grotto and waterslide. Guests can enjoy beach services, such as chairs, umbrellas, and towels, and Poipu Beach Park is just a short walk away which is perfect for swimming and observing sea turtles, and it’s also a great spot for sunset gazing.
4* Sheraton Kauai Resort
Sheraton Kauai Resort is perched on the golden sands of Poipu Beach. You can’t get much closer to the beach than this. The resort offers various rooms with ocean views, so guests can wake up to the sound of the waves, as well as beachfront dining, complimentary beach towels, and a range of water activities, including surfing lessons and snorkelling. There’s even the chance of spotting Hawaiian monk seals on the shore.
5* Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows
Located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, many of the rooms and suites at Mauna Lani Bay offer picturesque ocean views and the property boasts direct access to Mauna Lani Beach. The beach features pristine waters, perfect for snorkelling, paddleboarding, and exploring the historic fishponds and petroglyphs nearby. Or simply relax and admire the view in the cabanas.
5* The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
Known as the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” The Royal Hawaiian is an iconic beachfront hotel in the heart of Waikiki providing rooms that offer stunning ocean or garden views. Located right on Waikiki Beach, it offers a private section of beach where its guests can step onto the famous white sands within moments. Relax on a complimentary beach chaise, take a leisurely swim, or engage in water sports like catamaran rides and paddleboarding. The beachfront Mai Tai Bar is a perfect spot to sip a cocktail while enjoying the view.
5* Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina
Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is nestled along the picturesque Ko Olina Beach and most of the rooms and suites at this luxurious resort have ocean views and private balconies. With direct access to the beach, guests can explore the clear, calm waters through snorkelling, or simply relax on the soft sands. The resort’s oceanfront pools, including an adults-only pool, offer panoramic ocean views.