Discover the Sheltered Bay of HONOLULU
Honolulu is hemmed by the sea and mountains, is as well host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific cuisine, tradition and culture. The center and the historical part of Honolulu, contains a number of historical buildings, museums, and famous statues. Though the island has tropical weather and island life style, that does’nt means that holiday cheer is missing, winters is the best time to visit, you can escape cold weather, ice, and tourists can experience holidays specific to local culture, and get a taste of island lifestyle.
- Sun, Surf and Sand
One of the biggest tourist attractions of Honolulu is the Pearl Harbor, though it is home to the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, but still vacationers can take a tour to see the USS Arizona Memorial, the Battleship Missouri, and the Submarine Bowfin. Since the area is flat, you can see the ships towering over the forests of palms and other tropical plants.
- The area renowned for its crescent shaped beach, where tourists as well as locals come to lie out in the sun, swim and learn to surf is none other than Waikiki, the world’s most ideal beach destination of most people heading to Honolulu and the island of Oahu. Waikiki is the heart of Honolulu, blessed with South Sea magic, a small flat area of Honolulu with stores, restaurants, and hotels lining up the ocean front. It is one of the favorite destinations of majority of visitors.
- Covering 100 acres Ala Moana Park is the midway point between Waikiki and Honolulu, which has two popular beaches and a large grass covered area for sports and leisure activities. Ala Moana Park and Beach presents an exotic view of Waikiki, it is a fine beach for swimming, with manmade reef protecting it from open sea, and the water is generally calm, along with it there is Moana Shopping Center also opposite the beach.
- Trek to the Falls
A beautiful trek leads to stunning Manoa Valls in the lush Manoa Valley. The hike takes about half an hour and is easy, which comes to an end at the falls, which are quite calm and intriguing, along with it enjoy the serenity of the place and birds chirping and water rushing.
- Hawaiian History
Iolani Palace, an impressive building and a great place to experience Hawaiian history, the palace was restored and opened as a museum. The interiors boasts of the elaborate wood paneling and carving of native woods, the original carved throne and chandelier, stained glass and elaborate decorations grace the façade. You can also have a view of amazing jewels and artifacts in the galleries.
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is protected on three sides by the surrounded cliffs, so the water is calm and clear and is a perfect venue for amateur and experienced snorkelers and you can experience closely many tropical fishes and sea turtles and there is a snack bar also, it is a must see attraction and can have a spectacular view of the bay.
Compare Honolulu’s tourism packages and Quotes, and visit through the month of December to take the biggest and brightest holiday exhibit, of the display of Honolulu City lights, its tourism offers the biggest holiday thrill for islanders as the entire street is decorated with multitude of lights, statues and decorations.
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