Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii, found on the southern coast of the island. Synonymous with golden sandy beaches, stunning volcanic landscapes, fascinating historical sites and world-class surfing, this city is ideal for travelers who want to escape their ordinary day-to-day lives in favor of something a lot more exotic, colorful and tranquil.
But don’t think you have to save up for years in order to be able to vacation here – fantastic deals for cheap accommodation in Honolulu regularly pop up, making this island destination a vacation possibility for everyone, regardless of budget.
Whilst the pristine beaches with their super-soft white sands, melodically swaying palm trees and welcoming warm waters are what many tourists travel to the city for, Honolulu has much more to offer than somewhere to work on your tan. Although if you are interested in a relaxing beachside vacation, you should be able to find a handful of cheap hotels in Honolulu close to the beach if you search hard enough. That way you’ll hardly have to leave your hotel at all during your visit if you don’t want to.
With such a rich and colorful history, it’s no wonder that Honolulu is home to an impressive selection of historical sites, including Nuuanu Pali Lookout Point, the infamous Pearl Harbor, the royal Iolani Palace and the impressive King Kamehameha Statue. Since Honolulu is a relatively small city, almost all of its attractions are within easy reach of each other, meaning whichever affordable accommodation in Honolulu you choose to stay at, you’ll never be far from the points of interest.
If history’s not really your thing, you might be more at home at the various open-air shopping malls, the surfers’ mecca that is Waikiki, the award-winning Hawaii Theatre, the exotic hub of Chinatown or the numerous inspiring art museums found throughout the city.
When it comes to nightlife in Honolulu, the city really knows no bounds. From the authentic local food kiosks scattered throughout Kapahulu to the fine dining establishments of Waikiki, from the typical hula performances at Moana Surfrider to the jazz bands at Lewers Lounge, from the monthly ARTafterDARK party at the Honolulu Museum of Art to the wine bars of Chinatown – whatever you’re into in terms of nightlife, this city has got you covered.