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Duke Kahanamoku Beach & Lagoon

Located just outside of Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites, this stretch of pristine white sands and sparkling waters is a perfect spot for sunbathing, swimming, and water activities. The lagoon features a state-of-the-art water circulation system and its calm conditions make it perfect for novice swimmers. Duke Kahanamoku Beach was recently named the #2 beach in America by Dr. Beach.

Surf and SUP Lessons

Waikiki is home to legendary surf and those who tame the waves. With just one surf lesson you will almost certainly catch a wave at Waikiki Beach. Or, try your balance with a Standup Paddling session. Either way, get your cameras ready because you’ll look like a regular surf legend on a longboard.

Catamaran Cruise

Set sail on one of Waikiki’s most popular outdoor activities. A catamaran cruise is a great way to spend some time in the open water taking in views of Diamond Head, sipping on a Mai Tai, and sunbathing. Some catamarans offer snorkeling right off the boat, whale watching, or fishing.

Ala Moana Beach Park

Located just a 5 minute walk from Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites, Ala Moana Beach Park is a favorite among locals and visitors. This 100-acre park offers large grassy areas, restrooms, showers, concession stands, a music pavilion, tennis courts and picnic areas.

Ala Moana Center

World-class shopping is only a 5 minute walk from Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites. Ala Moana Center truly has everything for anyone. From luxury brands to casual surf wear, there is something to pine for in this expansive indoor/outdoor mall. With three floors of shopping, dining, and entertainment, you can spend all day and night at this popular retail and entertainment destination.

Chinatown and Downtown Honolulu

Just a 10 minute drive from the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites is the lively downtown district, Honolulu’s center of government, business, and the arts. Take a stroll through Hawaii’s history at the State Capitol, Washington Place (the governor’s mansion), Honolulu Hale (Honolulu’s City Hall), Iolani Palace, the statue of King Kamehameha, and Kawaiahao Church. Evenings you can join in the vibrant nightlife and unique dining options.