Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your Oahu's Windward Coast getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Oahu's Windward Coast with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Mauna Kea Observatory and Mauna Kea are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Oahu

The nearest airport is in Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), located 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around O'ahu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,960 holiday lettings around O'ahu. From 2,138 flats & apartments to 145 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in O'ahu?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said everyone ever. Find the ideal shared setting for your posse and you'll be well on your way to some well-deserved beach bliss! HomeAway has 2,100 beachside holiday homes. Alternatively, you might like to try a different style of holiday setting. HomeAway has loads of options, including:

  • 1,745 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 1,380 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 1,252 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in O'ahu?

A condo is a great option if you're the kind of person who likes to have plenty of room to move. With the conveniences of home, it'll offer the perfect relaxation zone after a long day of sightseeing. In this destination, HomeAway has 2,471 to pick from. Book right now and you could spend as little as £36 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 940 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Apartment: 395 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Studio: 363 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.

Can I stay in O'ahu in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being somewhere new with your family and loved ones. And the best news is HomeAway has some places suitable for big groups. The leading choice for bigger groups here are condo holiday rentals, and you'll find 442 available. In and around the area, the rental options that can house larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 865 rental accommodation perfect for that size. Spend a night for as little as £40.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 462 rental accommodation that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £92 per night.
  • Searching for properties for rent to suit 5 guests? You'll be delighted to learn we have 291 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just £50 a night.

You and your crew will be more than satisfied when you arrange your O'ahu holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in O'ahu?

Cut down on your accommodation expenses when you organise your stay with HomeAway. You'll find plenty of awesome holiday rentals and save heaps! Waialua is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 802 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £184 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Kaneohe is another place worth considering. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £192 a night.

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