The islands of Hawaii were (and continue to be) formed by volcanic activity, initiated at an undersea magma source known as a hot-spot. This volcanic formation, paired with the tropical environment Hawaii is located in, makes for some of the greatest and most popular vacation destinations. The Hawaiian island of Oahu is often the most visited for tourists, because of the incredible landmarks, the population and because of the best beaches in Oahu.
The beaches of Hawaii are breathtaking. The soft sand and clear waters are only the beginning. The best beaches in Oahu feature some of the most picturesque and varied beach landscapes in the world. Some of these beaches are even named for their beauty. The Lanikai Beach on the island of Oahu truly lives up to its translated name of “heavenly sea.” The Bellows Field Beach Park is a popular with locals and almost unknown to tourists, mostly because it is kept hidden within Bellows Air Force Station and is open to the public only on weekends and holidays. However, some of the best hotels in Oahu will give you a tour of this beautiful, yet secret beach park.
A Hawaii vacation to see the best beaches in Oahu is not the only attraction the islands has to offer. Another popular Hawaiian island named Maui, offers interesting beach experiences, too. Beaches of Maui are also known for their beauty. The best beaches in Maui include Ho’okipa Beach Park, which is perfect for wind surfing, swimming and snorkeling. Meanwhile, the Pu’u Ola’i Beach, is one of the most popular, unofficial nude beaches in Maui. Some of the best hotels are located in Maui, too. With opportunities for their residents to get a taste of Hawaiian culture through surfing lessons and incredible Hawaiian dinner and dance shows.
Other fascinating and historic attractions exist on these islands, such as Pearl Harbor. The attack on Pearl Harbor is one of the most incredible stories from World War Two. Daily Tours of this historic site are available in Oahu. So, whether you are just looking for a peaceful, tropical vacation experience, want to see historic landmarks, or even the beautiful landscapes formed by volcanic activity, Hawaii is the perfect destination for your vacation. See more.