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Turtle Bay Resort
Oahu, HawaiiEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Turtle Bay Resort
Every room has a beachfront view at this Oahu mainstay, set on Kalaeokauanu Point, just 45 minutes northwest of Waikiki.
While plenty of hotels on Oahu are set on private beaches, few can claim waterfront views from every room. But thanks to a location on the North Shore's Kalaeokauanu Point, each of the 375 rooms, 26 suites, and 42 beach cottages at Turtle Bay overlooks the Pacific. Sandaled travelers meander between the five miles of sand, two pools, two golf courses (one by Arnold Palmer, the other by George Fazio), and Spa Luana, for island-inspired treatments such as pineapple pedicures and coconut scalp treatments. Come evening, beachgoers depart for the bustling Waikiki scene, just 45 minutes southeast, while others unwind at Surfer, the hotel's laid-back spot for Hawaiian sashimi of premium grade ahi, pickled ginger wasabi, and shoya.
For the perfect photo op, head to the resort's Banyan Tree, located on the West/Green Trail, which made a cameo in 2011's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Learn how to play the ukulele or dance the hula for free every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the lobby, courtesy of Turtle Bay's resident Tutu (Hawaiian for grandmother).
Arrive at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) which is approximately 38 miles from the resort. Anticipate about 60 to 75 minutes of travel time depending on traffic.57-091 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Hawaii, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- 2 Outdoor Pools
- 2 Championship Golf Courses
- 10 Tennis Courts
- Surfing School
- Fitness Center
- Spa on Property
- Hiking + Biking Trails
- Horseback Riding
- Kids' Activities
- Business Center
- Ocean and Resort Views
- Full Bath with Vanities
- Wireless Internet Access
- Telephone with Two Lines
- Data Ports
- Bars + Lounges
- In-room Dining
4-night minimum stay
Why We Love Oahu
While Oahu is synonymous with superior surfing, the island has plenty on offer for non-surfers, too—shaved ice, local farmers' markets, and museums devoted to Hawaiian history, such as the Polynesian Cultural Center.
Tours from $217 per person.
Where to Eat: At Romy's Shrimp Truck in Kahuku, a father-daughter duo raises shrimp and serves it in a sautéed butter-garlic sauce. 56-781 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku.
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Lunch for two $25.
Where to Drink: In honor of the island's daily "green flash," try Hang Ten Bar & Grill's signature cocktail, made of orange and pineapple juices, Blue Curacao, and Sauza tequila. The hotel's colorful cocktail honors the light that refracts off the water as the sun goes down.
Turtle Bay Resort. Drinks for two $20.
Best Day Trip: At Poamoho Organic Produce, the largest certified farm on Oahu, owners Joan and Al Santoro offer guided Saturday tours along the mango, papaya, and lychee orchards.
65-200 Poamoho Pl., Waialua.
90-minute tours from $15 per person.
Why Go Now
Apr. 27-May 27, 2012
Mele Mei: A month-long celebration of Hawaiian music
The Hawaii Academy of Recording Artists celebrates the music of the islands (ukulele jams, steel guitar contests, and more).
April 28, 2012
Spam Jam in Waikiki
Live music, arts and crafts, and plenty of Spam at vendors and stands along Waikiki's Kalakaua Avenue.
May 17-19 2012
Hawai'i Food & Wine Paradise
Cooking competitions, food and wine sampling, and the chance to meet well-kwown chefs such as Anne Burrell of the Food Network.
Ko Olina Resort & Marina.