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The Essence of Hawaii
Discover the ocean-kissed breezes, whirling coconut palms, and aquamarine waters of the Pacific during your stay at the Aqua Aloha Surf. Our authentic hotel in Hawaii offers boutique accommodations in the center of Oahu’s most popular destination, Waikiki Beach.
Waikiki is where travelers from all over the world come to enjoy Oahu’s mix of energy, adventure, and beauty, from catching waves off the island’s golden shores to snorkeling through Hanauma Bay’s sea floor crater.
You’ve Never Felt More Alive
Whether it’s hiking to Diamond Head’s 760-foot summit or exploring Chinatown’s vibrant outdoor markets, our hotel is centrally located for easy access to all of the island’s best-known attractions and hidden gems. We’re located just two short blocks to famous Waikiki Beach where you can sign up for a surf lesson, take an outrigger canoe ride, or lounge on our Aqua beach chairs while the waves crash at your feet.
Waikiki also boasts world-class shopping at the Royal Hawaiian Center, entertaining luaus with fire dancing, live Hawaiian music, karaoke bars, and so much more. From the flavors of Pacific Rim cuisine to the stunning art galleries and cultural activities, it’s easy to go into sensory overload! The activities desk at the Aqua Aloha Surf will be happy to guide you to the best tours, attractions, and outdoor activities on the island.Find the greatest hikes, sandy beaches, ocean activities, and entertainment from Waikiki to the epic North Shore with the help of our friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Take the 1.5-mile round-trip trek up Makapuu, a 600-foot sea cliff towering over the deep blue Pacific. From these great heights you can watch humpback whales breaching the water in the winter months. In the summer, take a side trail down to the Makapuu tide pools, an amazing hiking and swimming experience you’ll never forget. Please exercise caution when enjoying this breathtaking spot. The conditions can change at a moment’s notice.EXPLORE OAHU
Surfing at Waikiki Beach
Surfing’s popularity originated in Waikiki in the 1940’s when the shore was filled with eager adventurers from all over the world looking for the chance to catch the perfect wave. Waikiki is best known for its long, gentle waves that can sometimes carry you all the way to shore. Participate in Hawaii’s most beloved ocean activity by taking a lesson from a pro. No matter your age or skill level, you’ll be cruising on a longboard in no time!MORE ACTIVITIES
True Hawaiian Hospitality
Join the staff at Aqua Aloha Surf for our weekly manager’s reception — a get-together just for our hotel guests! Every Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. we serve drinks, pupus, and live Hawaiian music in our open-air lobby.
The hotel manager will serve up Aqua Aloha Surf’s signature cocktail, the “Wipe Out” which is a delicious blend of vodka, blue curacao, crème of coconut, and pineapple. We love getting to know our hotel guests so please stop by and say aloha!PROPERTY OVERVIEW