The Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Waikiki
Every Hawaiian honeymoon starts with a couple of nights in Waikiki. It’s such a wonderful spot, yes it’s touristy, but that’s actually part of it’s charm. You’ll probably fly into Honolulu, and once there, Waikiki is the place to be for couples looking for romance.
ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI
Couples looking for 5 star luxury in Waikiki need look no further. The magnificent ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI is a wonderful hotel for a romantic getaway in Honolulu. Each suite has a sexy private hot tub on the terrace. There is an excellent rooftop pool with lovely views. The hotel has an excellent restaurant and is only one minute walk to Waikiki beach.
Aston Waikiki Beach Tower
If you’re looking for a room with a view then you can’t do much better than a high floor beach facing suite at the 5 star Aston Waikiki Beach Tower. Located across the street from Waikiki beach, it’s only a one minute walk till your toes are in the sand. Book a one bedroom oceanview suite for the most romantic experience at this sexy Honolulu Hotel.
The luxurious Halekulani hotel and spa offers postcard perfect sunsets in a fabulous location overlooking Waikiki beach. Halekulani has three excellent restaurants, a huge pool and a fantastic spa offering all manner of pampering. Rooms are luxuriously furnished and many have wonderful views of Diamond Head. This is a great choice for a honeymoon in Honolulu.
The Royal Hawaiian
The Royal Hawaiian is easily the most iconic hotel in Honolulu. It’s distinctive art deco architecture and central beach front location on Waikiki make it the most recognisable hotel in Honolulu. The hotel has two pools and is on Waikiki beach with it’s own private use area. You can’t get a better location than this. Of course the hotel has an excellent restaurant, and an amazing bar that offers picture perfect cocktails with views of Diamond Head. Perfect for a romantic getaway in Honolulu.
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach Hotel is one of the largest hotels in Honolulu. Located a 10 minute walk from Waikiki beach, it’s a little quieter than many hotels closer to the beach. The rooms and suites are as luxurious as you’d expect at the Ritz, with and the hotel has 6 restaurants on site so you won’t go hungry. A perfect choice for your honeymoon in Honolulu.
The sexy Sheraton Waikiki hotel is an excellent choice for a romantic getaway in Honolulu. The hotel located right on the beach in Waikiki, you will not find a better location. Sheraton has two pools facing the ocean, the infinity pool is adults only. Sheraton Waikiki offers a choice of 4 restaurants, and as of 2022 all of the rooms have been renovated so it’s in great condition.
Trump International Hotel Waikiki
Probably the greatest hotel in Honolulu, I walked in and I said this is the greatest hotel in Honolulu, romantic too. Trump International Hotel Waikiki is a 5 star hotel overlooking the beach. The hotel has an excellent spa and a great steakhouse. It’s a magnificent spot for a romantic getaway, only 5 minutes walk from Waikiki Beach and even closer to Fort DeRussy Beach. This really is one of the best hotels for couples in Waikiki.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Occupying 22 acres of prime beachfront location Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki is massive. There’s 5 pools to choose from, as well as the largest spa in Hawaii. There are over 20 bars and dining areas within the resort so you’ll be spoilt for choice. There’s 5 hotel towers within the resort, some are newer than others. For a romantic getaway choose the Rainbow Tower Corner Oceanfront Marina View room with King bed. It is magnificent, with wonderful views and it’s a beautiful suite.
Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani
Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani is another sexy beachfront hotel in Waikiki. It’s perfect for a honeymoon or just a romantic getaway with your partner. The hotel has an infinity pool and hot tub on the 8th floor overlooking the beach. The pool area has a great cocktail bar too. Book a deluxe ocean view room for one of the best romantic getaways you’ll ever have.
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
Having opened in 1901 Moana Surfrider is Waikiki’s original hotel. It is superbly located on the center of Waikiki beach and the hotel is absolute beachfront. There are 6 bars and restaurants for guests to enjoy as well as a beachfront spa and a lovely pool. This is an excellent hotel for a romantic getaway in Waikiki.
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Located just across the street from Waikiki Beach, Marriott Resort & Spa is an excellent, affordable romantic hotel in Honolulu. Stunning sunset views are available from the balconies, there is a great pool, and fabulous terrace. Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa also has 5 restaurants and as the name suggests a spa.
Other Honeymoon Hotels in Honolulu
Not all the best hotels are in Waikiki! There’s a few other romantic Hotels scattered around Honolulu’s coasts.
The Kahala Hotel and Resort
If you are looking for a secluded hotel for couples in Honolulu then The Kahala Hotel and Resort is perfect. It’s only a 15 minute drive from Waikiki beach, but it feels like you are a million miles away. It so relaxed and quiet. Kahala beach in front of the hotel is a great swimming beach and far less crowded than Waikiki so it’s great for a honeymoon. The resort has a spa, a great pool and 4 restaurants. you really don’t need to leave unless you want to explore.
Paradise Bay Resort
Paradise Bay Resort is in Kaneohe Bay, about a half hour drive from downtown Honolulu. It’s a laidback 4 star resort that is very popular with couples looking for a more secluded Hawaiian getaway. Choose a one bedroom waterfront cottage if you are looking for romance. The hotel has a great pool and a hot tub.
Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club
Located half an hours drive west of Honolulu in Kapolei is Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club. This older 4 star resort has a couple to offer if you are looking for an affordable romantic getaway in Hawaii. The hotel offers a great spa, and 3 outdoor swimming pools. It is right on the beach. The rooms all have a seperate living room and a kitchen and laundry facilities so it’s great for longer stays.
Romantic Hotels for Couples on Oahu
There’s a lot more to Oahu than Honolulu, so make sure you take a few days to explore the North Shore and really experience what makes Hawaii the world’s most famous surf destination. Take a romantic dip in a waterfall, or watch a sunset on the beach with your lover.
Turtle Bay Resort
Turtle Bay is a fabulous resort on Oahu’s famous North Shore, close to the iconic surf beaches of Pipeline and Waimea Bay. The resort has a wonderful spa, and 8 restaurants and bars. The entire resort delivers romance, but, for the most romantic experience, book one of the exclusive Ocean Bungalows. Turtle Bay is the best hotel for couples on Oahu.