Waikiki is a dream destination for those who seek to enjoy life in a true tropical paradise. It is part of greater Honolulu and located on the south shore of the island of Oahu, where the weather is always fantastic. Although a world-famous tourist attraction, residents of this iconic beach community are happy to call Waikiki home. While the neighborhood is quite compact, it has so much to offer the young hipsters, baby boomers, surfers and beach lovers of all ages who choose to live in its upscale condos and apartment complexes close to the sparkling turquoise and sapphire Pacific. With countless homes offering a variety of views of the towering Honolulu skyline, the ocean and the mountains, everyone is a winner.
Waikiki Beach has soft sand and balmy breezes. The area is the perfect place to enjoy swimming, boogie boarding, parasailing, jet skiing, stand up paddle boarding or simply kicking back and doing some serious sunbathing. The hiking trail at nearby Diamond Head is a favorite of fitness aficionados. Fans of furry and feathered creatures frequently visit the Honolulu Zoo, which is also known for its gorgeous garden full of native flowers, shrubs and trees. Fish fanciers find delight in spending the day at the Waikiki Aquarium. And no one has to travel far to find a great golf course.
The Waikiki Beach Walk has lots of shops where you can buy the latest fashions and authentic Hawaiian handicrafts. More shops and some fabulous eateries can be found along Kalakaua and Kuhio Avenues. And when the sun goes down, it's time to party hearty to the live music at the numerous bars and clubs of Waikiki.