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Recent North Shore Oahu reviews

  • LEGENDARY!

    "We had a wonderful time staying at Wahi Pana for 10 days! There were 4 of us, 2 couples. and there was an ample amount of room. Washer and dryer were nice to have available. We used them almost daily to wash towels used at the beach. The home provides plenty of towels for bathing and beach. There was also boogie boards, snorkel gear, and beach toys for us to use. Cable was available at the home, it was nice at the end of long days to relax and watch TV. We rarely used the downstairs area. The home was located in an ideal location; the neighborhood and community were quiet. We loved being away from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, but it was close enough to drive there when we wanted. We just grouped our activities for that side of the island into a day or two. There are great beaches, activities, and food trucks around the house also. We never wished we were closer to anything; it was very central to all of these things. We would love to come back every year and stay at the house every time! It was the whole package and definitely worthy of the Wahi Pana namesake. Definitely recommend North Shore Tacos right down the street, Kahuku Grill (10 minutes away), Seven Brothers (both the truck in the Chevron parking lot and the location by Foodland), Papa Ole's for pancakes (5 minutes away) and the shaved ice down in Haleiwa. There's a new "attraction" about 10 minutes away, Keana Farms Zipline, which was an awesome experience! The golf course in Kahuku was definitely a North Shore experience; highly recommended."
    Guest: Greg Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 5, 2014
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  • Oldie but Goodie - Hope to Be Back

    "This is not a new place - but it is very clean, comfortable and well stocked. Everyone at the condo is very friendly and it is a family friendly beach (safe swimming). We are a family of 4 (with 22-year and 17-year old girls). The view from the deck is great, the other visitors/residents at the complex (many have been coming back for years) were nice, and we loved the town of Haleiwa (albeit it was more crowded during the day than expected). There were snacks avail in refrigerator upon arrival, and kitchen was stocked with spices, etc. There were a few quirks - the blinds rattle in the wind at night, a few bugs, and some nearby construction - but overall the good far outweighed these minor issues."
    Guest: sg2010 Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 28, 2014
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  • Nice place great location

    "We stayed in September for 6 nights, and had a lovely time. Its really close to a perfect tranquil beach and is clean and good value. The owners have also considered your needs with the little things which add value. There are bikes and snorkelling kits provided in the garage as well as a coin operated laundry. You can bike to the Food land at Sharks Cove in 5 minutes or walk there in 20. The transaction with Olga was easy and she came across friendly and helpful. The unit is fairly spacious with 2 bedrooms and a large lounge. The deck outside could probably be done up /cleaned up a bit but we rarely sat our there as we were always on the beach! There is noise from the main road but I didn't notice it after a while. The property was a bit tricky to locate, its on a side road parallel with the main road! highly recommended good value for money!"
    Guest: Davi Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 22, 2014
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  • Incrediable North Shore experience

    "Just returned home from this absolutely fantastic place. I would return in a heartbeat. Having access to the amenities, as in beach chairs,umbrellas,boogie boards and on and on, made this adventure a whole lot of fun. Great bakery just up the road. Nice "country" atmosphere on the North Shore.(right up our alley) People around the area are all very friendly. Arlene was very gracious. Thank you, Arlene, Bill, and Richard."
    Guest: Karen R. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 17, 2014
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North Shore Oahu Travel Tips

Oahu's North Shore has been attracting visitors for years due to its beautiful beaches and panoramic views. The area that makes up the North Shore is between Ka'ena Point and Kahuku Point and is located 28 miles from Waikiki.

The weather in Oahu is warm so be sure to pack your summer clothes no matter what season you're visiting. Since it'll be cool in the evenings, you may want to consider bringing along a sweater or light jacket. The average temperature in Oahu is between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit when the summer air is warmer and drier. Although it cools down between December and March, the trade winds keep the temperatures comfortable throughout the year.

North Shore Attractions

The area is best known for its massive waves and surfers from all over the world flock there to test them out. If you want to find the best surfing spots on the North Shore, be sure to visit Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. However, the most notable surfing spot is Ehukai Beach, also known as Banzai Pipeline. Annual surfing competitions are held at the North Shore including the Reef Hawaiian Pro, the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing and the Billabong Pipeline Masters. These three competitions make up the Triple Crown of Surfing. Even if you've never been surfing, there are several surf schools on the North Shore that can help you get acquainted with a long board.

If you visit Oahu's North Shore during the summer months, you can expect to see calm waters that are perfect for snorkeling, diving and swimming. The water is crystal clear and the beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, so spending a lot of time here during your trip is a must.

You'll want to check out Waimea Valley where there's a world class botanical garden at Waimea Falls. You can also visit ancient Hawaiian cultural sites and learn more about the islands. Waimea Valley offers a North Shore Eco Tour and the Hawaiian Hiking Company will take you off the beaten path on a privately guided hike through the Hawaiian rainforest. If you want to get a bird's eye view of the North Shore, take skydiving and glider rides at Dillingham Airfield.

Keana Point State Recreation Area features rare native plants and the opportunity to spot sunbathing seals. Although there is no shade or fresh water, the point is still a sight to see as there are picturesque views and the chance to see humpback whales spouting and breaching from November through March. Bringing along a camera to Keana Point State Recreation Area is a must due to the incredible views and wildlife.

Things to Do in North Shore

Haleiwa: Shopping and dining are just some of the many things you can enjoy in the town of Haleiwa. Women's clothing stores include Silver Moon Emporium, Island X Hawaii, Patagonia and Growing Keiki. There are also a number of surf shops including North Shore Boardriders Club, Tropical Rush and Strong Current where you can pick up your gear as you get ready for surfing lessons. If you want to grab a bite to eat in Haleiwa, be sure to stop by Opal Thai. This food truck is one of the best in town and offers a unique dining experience. You'll find what some may argue is the best shrimp on Oahu at Macky's Kahuku Sweet Shrimp Truck. Don't fight off the urge to sink your teeth into a delicious cupcake. Waialua Bakery offers delectable desserts as well as healthy sandwiches.

Mokuleia Beach Park: While in the North Shore, don't forget to check out Mokuleia Beach Park, the filming location for the popular television show "Lost." The park is located on a remote part of the island's northwest point and is 10 miles from the nearest store. This isolated area looks like a deserted island, and is surrounded by turquoise water and powder white sand. Expect to encounter sea turtles and other marine life. You can spend a whole day without seeing another individual at this picture-perfect secret find.

Puu O'Mahuka Heiau: This viewpoint and religious site offers panoramic views from a bluff located high over Waimea Bay. Puu O'Mahuka Heiau is on the National Register of Historic Places and was once the site of human sacrifices. The land of Puu O'Mahuka Heiau covers 2 acres and historians believe it may have been constructed as early as the 1600s. Today, there is a path that leads you to Heiau and the stone walls that outline it.

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