Where to stay around O'ahu?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,851 holiday lettings near O'ahu. From 2,507 condos to 1,520 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near O'ahu for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in O'ahu?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in O'ahu. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Honolulu: 3,850 holiday homes
  • Waikiki: 2,503 holiday homes
  • Hawaii Kai: 131 holiday homes
  • Waikiki Beach: 3,161 holiday homes
  • Haleiwa: 1,185 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in O'ahu! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in O'ahu?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in O'ahu with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Honolulu: 3,850 holiday lettings
  • Haleiwa: 1,185 holiday lettings
  • Kaneohe: 3,778 holiday lettings
  • Kapolei: 920 holiday lettings
  • Waialua: 807 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to O'ahu?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in O'ahu are:

  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL): 4,573 self catering accommodations
  • Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa): 3,938 self catering accommodations
  • Wheeler Aaf (HHI): 3,206 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in O'ahu?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in O'ahu. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Diamond Head State Monument: 3,842 holiday rentals
  • Honolulu Zoo: 3,878 holiday rentals
  • Fort DeRussy: 4,425 holiday rentals
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa: 3,911 holiday rentals
  • Eternity Beach: 3,741 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around O'ahu listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Oahu, Hawaii Your Home Away From Home

Sitting proudly as the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands in the North Pacific Ocean is the beautiful island of Oahu. An Oahu holiday is perfect for all types of travellers and in particular for those who are enthusiastic about surfing. An Oahu holiday rental villa not only provides all of the mod-cons to make your trip comfortable, it provides some of the most amazing ocean views to make your holiday truly one of the most memorable of your life.

Things to Do on Holiday in Oahu, Hawaii

An Oahu holiday has the advantage of being as relaxed or as adventurous as you want it to be. There are plenty of outdoor activities for visitors to get stuck into including the likes of swimming, surfing, windsurfing, water skiing, sailing, off-road driving, quad biking, horse riding and golf.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Oahu, Hawaii

If you feel the need to spread your wings and explore the island, lock up your Oahu holiday rental villa and head for the town of Laie which is situated in the North Shore area of the island. Visitors to Laie will be able to enjoy one of the most popular attractions on the island, the Polynesian Cultural. This 42 acre centre is a wonderful experience with 8 separate reconstructed villages to visit, each giving visitors a glimpse of traditional Polynesian ways of life. Visitors can get hands-on too, joining in with activities such as spear throwing and war canoe building. If you travel to the centre during the later hours of the day you can join in with one of the traditional Luaus and learn about the history behind this renowned island tradition.

Weather in Oahu, Hawaii

If you are now considering booking a fantastic Oahu holiday rental villa then you will need to prepare yourself for very warm winters and even warmer summers! Generally speaking the hottest time of the year to have an Oahu holiday are the months of June and July when the daytime temperature can reach an extremely pleasant 31°C. The cooler months of December, January and February still offer temperatures during the daytime of lows of 19° and highs of 28°C. The annual rainfall amount for the island is 16 inches.

Travel to Oahu, Hawaii Travellers on an Oahu holiday will most likely arrive at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) which is situated in the southern part of the island. Airlines that offer cheap, frequent flights to Oahu include KLM, Continental Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Flybe. Passengers can leave the UK from various major airports including Glasgow (GLA), Heathrow (LHR), Birmingham (BHX), Liverpool (LPL) and Manchester (MAN).

Sightseeing in and around Oahu

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Oahu a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wet'n'Wild Hawaii (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Honolulu Zoo (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Waikiki Aquarium (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Sea Life Park (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Mililani Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Waikele Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Oahu

Travellers speak highly of Oahu for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oahu

Oahu is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Oahu. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Diamond Head (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Banzai Pipeline (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Kailua Beach (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Lanikai Beach (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)