10 Best Hotels on Oahu to Experience a Romantic Escapade

Oahu radiates romance. Take your partner by the hand and simply look at your surroundings: The white sand beaches, the lush green forests, the rainbow-hued sunsets, not to mention Hawaii’s rich, cultural heritage. The island has a variety hotels that exude classic Hawaii romance, from beach side pools, Hawaii regional cuisine at its high-end restaurants to luxurious touches in every room.

Take Halekulani. As one of the island’s only five start hotel, the resort’s staff is known for their individualized service.  

Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s beautiful North Shore, provides a picturesque escape with ocean views from every room. Plus, there’s plenty to do on the hotel grounds, from hiking trails and horseback riding to surfing lessons and golfing.  

For a fresh take on Waikiki romance, book a room at the chic, hip Modern Honolulu. The adults only pool plays music underwater, and has a bar with fresh made cocktails, just steps away.  

A romantic Hawaiian getaway at one of these posh hotels will only deepen your eternal love, whether this is your first trip as a couple, or you’ve been together 30 years. This 10 Best list has all the details for a romantic Oahu vacation.

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort


This deluxe hotel says it all in the name: it's on Waikiki Beach. And not only is Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach steps from the beach, the resort is centrally located, so it's a convenient walk to restaurants, shopping centers, even the Waikiki...  Read More



The upscale Sheraton Waikiki is located in the heart of Waikiki, so you and your partner won't run out of things do on your romantic getaway. One of the best parts about staying at the resort is its oceanside infinity edge pool. It's the perfect...  Read More



Waikiki Parc is a modern boutique hotel that offers couples privacy, top-notch service and close access to everything happening right now in Waikiki. The hotel is located across the street from Waikiki Beach, providing you and your partner a...  Read More



Luxury and personalized service go hand in hand when you and your significant other book a romantic getaway at the Trump International Hotel Waikiki. The 38-story hotel offers panoramic views of not only the ocean, but also Diamond Head, the...  Read More



Outdoorsy couples will love staying at Turtle Bay Resort. The sprawling resort is positioned on a peninsula located on Oahu's scenic North Shore. Turtle Bay has 410 hotel rooms and 42 beach cottages and villas, and each room has an ocean view....  Read More

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach


The Moana Surfrider exudes classic Hawaii romance. It is after all, Hawaii's oldest hotel, opened in 1901, and affectionally known as the First lady of Waikiki. With its grand white columns in the porte cochere and the rocking chairs on its...  Read More

The Modern Honolulu
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The Modern Honolulu is the perfect romantic getaway for hip couples in the know. The posh, smartly decorated hotel is nestled in between bustling Waikiki and the placid Ala Wai Boat Harbor. Even better, the Modern doesn't charge a resort fee,...  Read More

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
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The Royal Hawaiian, also commonly called the Pink Palace of the Pacific for its coral hue, is perfected situated. The hotel, Hawaii's second oldest, is centered squarely in Waikiki, offering couples plenty of activities within walking distance....  Read More

The Kahala Hotel & Resort
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For a secluded romantic escapade, book a stay a Kahala Hotel & Resort. The luxury hotel is tucked at the end of Oahu's posh east Honolulu neighborhood and is known for its first-rate service and privacy. Plus, the beach fronting the hotel is...  Read More



You and your significant other are in for a pampered, personalized stay at the Halekulani Hotel. It all begins at check in, where you're both offered a tour of the hotel. A little mood setting awaits you in your room, with a bowl of fresh fruit...  Read More


Meet Tiffany Hill

Tiffany Hill has lived on Oahu’s Leeward and Windward sides, but today she calls Honolulu home. She is a writer whose work is regularly published in regional and national publications,...  More About Tiffany Hill