10 Best Romantic Things to do in Honolulu

Honolulu and its surrounding neighborhoods are the perfect locale for honeymoons and couples. From traditional romantic things to do like dinners and sunsets, to adventurous ways to celebrate love like shark diving and snorkeling, Oahu truly has it all. Whether visiting Oahu with a special someone, or meeting one there, those in search of romantic things to do will find the best of them with out list of the 10 best romantic things to do on Oahu.

For those that want to mix some adventure and adrenaline with their romance, look no further than the North Shore. Get in the ocean with your partner and go shark diving with North Shore Shark Adventures. Couples will bond during all the excitement, while enjoying the sun and natural beauty of the island. For a different kind of romantic adventure, experience the spectacular beauty above the North Shore while horseback riding with Happy Trails Hawaii. Weave through untouched forest guided on horseback with a panoramic ocean view.

If you're in search a romantic beach getaway, escape together to Lanikai Beach for the day. Nearly a mile long, Lanikai offers plenty of space for couples to find an uncrowded spot and play in the calm waters. Small off shore islands make a drastic backdrop to the bright white sand. 

After a day exploring together, enjoy dinner at one of these romantic restaurants. After these adventures, you'll agree that Kauai is for lovers.

Sail Hawaii, based out of the Waianae Boat Harbor on the hot and sunny west side, offers several unique ocean tours included a snorkeling cruise. Their introductory morning wildlife cruise runs from 7:30 to 11 a.m. for $110 and takes cruisers...  Read More

Set on Oahu's windward coast, this gorgeous beach offers incredible waters and the picturesque presence of two small, offshore islands. About a mile long, the beach varies in width, although its entire stretch provides soft sands and beautiful...  Read More

What could be more exciting than swimming with sharks? Still thinking of an answer? There's probably not anything better. With North Shore Shark Adventures, the original Oahu shark tour company, you have a choice of two tours beginning at 7 a.m....  Read More

Waikiki Starlight Luau at Hilton Hawaiian Village is the only outdoor luau in Waikiki with nearly three hours of spectacular entertainment and dining under the stars. Experience the colorful heritage of the Pacific Islands and join the...  Read More

Board a former championship record breaking catamaran with the Welakahao Catamaran in Waikiki. You'll explore the blue Hawaiian waters and reefs of the Turtle Canyons on the 2 � hour snorkeling adventure. They'll take you to the waters...  Read More

With a reputation for relaxed living and incredible waves, this portion of the island attracts its fair share of latter-day hippies and surfers, both of whom eschew the corporate lifestyle. The North Shore offers all sorts of outdoor...  Read More

Manoa Falls
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A beautiful hike leads to gorgeous Manoa Valls in the lush Manoa Valley. The trail is about three quarters of a mile near a rocky stream and comes to an end at the falls. The falls are calming and intriguing, but it's advised to not swim in the...  Read More

Happy Trails Hawaii Horse Ranch
Photo courtesy of Happy Trails Hawaii

Ride a horse through the jungle of Pupukea, high above and overlooking the North Shore of Oahu. The family run business, owned and operated by a long standing Pupukea family, tales small riding groups on rides with friendly wranglers and quality...  Read More

The North Shore's Waimea Valley is one of the last partially intact ahupuaa (land division) on Oahu and consists of 1,875 acres that are home to 78 archaeological sites, a 150 acre botanical garden, a waterfall, and several native and endangered...  Read More

This North Shore beach is a favorite with folks who follow the surfing circuit, but it's always one of the best spots on the island to catch a romantic sunset. Couples can spend the afternoon swimming and sunning before getting cozy at sunset....  Read More


Meet Jade Eckardt

Raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Jade has traveled the world and doesn't intend to stop, yet the Hawaiian Islands are still her favorite place. She spent seven years living on Oahu and...  More About Jade