Honolulu Swimming Vacation

Explore Swimming in Honolulu

It’s inevitable on a vacation to Oahu—you’re going to get in the water. There are endless ocean swimming spots near Honolulu, from touristy beaches in Waikiki to quieter coves. Popular beaches that feature excellent swimming include Ala Moana Beach Park, Waikiki Beach, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Halona Beach Cove. If you’re visiting Honolulu in early September, check out the Annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim, a 2.4-mile race along the Waikiki waterfront.

Popular places for Swimming in Honolulu

Arizona Memorial

Waikiki Aquarium

Kailua Sailboards and Kayaks

North Shore Shark Adventures

Hanauma Bay Marine Preserve

Maita'i Catamaran

Waikiki Beach

Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl

Star of Honolulu Dinner Cruise

Popular hotels in Honolulu

Outrigger Waikiki On the Beach

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort and Spa, Waikiki Beach

Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa

Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa


The Kahala Hotel And Resort

Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel

The Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki

Sheraton Princess Kaiulani

Waikiki Parc Hotel