Most everyone recognizes the iconic image of Waikīkī Beach against the emerald backdrop of Diamond Head; however, O‘ahu is so much more than big city. An island of contrasts, Oʻahu also boasts some of the most idyllic scenery to be found anywhere, and is host to fascinating sights such as the Arizona Memorial, Hanauma Bay, and the famed monster surf of the North Shore. You can experience all of the historic and natural wonders O‘ahu has to offer while having all the comforts of home in one of our fully furnished vacation homes for rent in O’ahu.
Our Vacation Homes for Rent in O’ahu
Our O’ahu vacation home rentals are located in the most scenic areas of O‘ahu. Being the island is relatively small O‘ahu offers the perfect balance of city and country. From the spectacular views and white sands of Kailua and Lanikai on the east shore, the sunny beaches of Makahā on the west side, and the gleaming cityscapes of Honolulu, we have a large inventory of well-appointed vacation home rentals on Oʻahu. Most of our vacation homes for rent in O’ahu are within easy reach of shopping, restaurants, and activities.
O‘ahu Vacation Home Amenities
We work hard to find the best vacation homes for rent in O’ahu in a variety of price ranges and amenities. For big city perks, stay in one of our Honolulu vacation homes. If you seek a tranquil escape and easy access to excellent kayaking and snorkeling, consider an O’ahu vacation rental home in beautiful Lanikai or Lāʻie. For lush rainforest and surfing, Haleʻiwa on the North Shore is for you. To get an idea of the many different areas and amenities available, browse through our offering of quality vacation homes for rent in O’ahu.
Popular Excursions on O‘ahu
Oahu offers the best of both worlds – the excitement and activities of the city and the tranquility of a postcard perfect beach. On an Oahu vacation, you can enjoy outings that will bring you closer to the natural beauty of the Hawaiian Islands, experiences that will deepen understanding of history and culture, and an exciting nightlife scene – all in a day. Welcome to the wonder that is Oahu!
From the mountains to the sea, there are plenty of opportunities for enjoying the tropical beauty of Oahu. For an outdoor adventure that maximizes beauty without much advanced effort required, the Manoa Falls hike is a popular option. Although it’s not far to reach from the city center, it will feel in some ways as if you’ve been transported to a remote jungle, and you’re not the only one to think so. This location was chosen to film parts of Jurassic Park and LOST for its lush, uninhabited feel. Although the foliage off trail is thick and diverse, this trail is well-loved, and the packed dirt path makes a clear way through the jungle. At under two miles, hiking to Manoa Falls is doable for hikers of a variety of ability levels. You’ll likely hear the waterfall before you see it, because this cascade drops dramatically from a height of 150 feet above. Wear your swimsuit and bring along a picnic to be enjoyed at the end before retracing your steps to the parking area.
Once you’ve soaked up some peace and tranquility from the outdoors, opportunities abound for further understanding both the history and the culture of the island. One unique option is to visit the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, which portrays some of the pivotal events and experiences from our country’s history. Take a boat to the Pearl Harbor Memorial, which sits on the ocean above the location where The Battleship USS Arizona was bombed on December 7, 1941. This excursion is suitable for the whole family, as a special scavenger hunt keeps children engaged while providing them with valuable learning opportunities. Although the boat ride and entrance to the Memorial are free, tickets should be secured in advance because as you can imagine, this experience books quickly.
From the beach and waterfalls to important historic experiences, Oahu has it all. End your day on Oahu with a quiet sunset dinner on the oceanfront or by exploring the nightlife scene in Waikiki. This is the beauty of the many faces of Oahu!
We want to ensure you have the O‘ahu vacation of your dreams, so feel free to contact us at ILoveHawaii.com with any questions you may have about vacation home rentals on Oʻahu.