Destination guide

Catch the waves and culture in Laie

Discover a taste of Hawaiian culture while relaxing in Laie, on the northern shore of the island of Oahu. Laie vacation rentals take advantage of the beautiful sandy beaches and stunning ocean views, while giving access to the historic sites of this former ‘pu’uhonua’ or sanctuary, and the countryside beyond. Make family memories in a condo right on the beach, with a backdrop that’s ideal for photos. If you’re looking for a romantic getaway in private, oceanside luxury, treat yourselves to an apartment with a spa that comes with a view made for two.

Things to do

Laie presents Polynesia’s past and present

For a deeper understanding of this destination, visit the Polynesian Cultural Center, the largest living museum in the state. Here, 8 villages play host to theatrical shows, arts and crafts, and even a lagoon you can paddle through. Complete the cultural experience with dinner at an evening luau or admire the architecture and gardens of the Laie Hawaii Temple, the 5th largest Mormon temple in the world. Are you an ocean-lover, but want to venture off the beach? Walking along rocky Laie Point State Wayside Park gives you expansive ocean views and a close-up of the roaring surf.


Hit the trails and make a splash in Laie

Unleash your inner ‘paniolo,’ or Hawaiian cowboy, and explore the beautiful surroundings of Laie on a guided horseback tour, suitable for the whole family. For those who’d like to see the sights at a faster pace, ATV and helicopter tours will give you a new perspective. Feel like chilling out and don’t want to stray too far? Laie vacation rentals are perfectly situated for nearby leisure pursuits. There are plenty of places to hire paddleboards, surfboards, and fishing equipment. If you’re not a surf pro, don’t sweat it! Lessons are available to stop you wiping out.


Sunshine on Laie

Good news, beach lovers! Hawaii is famed for sunny, tropical weather, and Laie is no exception. Temperatures are warm and pleasant, with averages of around of 70°F all year round with around 8 hours of glorious sunshine a day. Combined with the wide variety of Laie vacation rentals, it’s a great place to kick back and catch some much-needed rays. To make the most of the superb weather, the summer or dry season runs from April through October, while the winter or rainy season runs from October through April.

Natural features

Surf and sandy beaches in Laie

Laie sits on beautiful, white sandy beaches, with views over the Pacific Ocean. To the south lies Pounders Beach, so-named after its pounding surf caused by a nearby sandbar. The sandbar creates year-round waves that are popular with water sports fans, including surfers and bodyboarders. If you don’t like to spend all your time in the sun, the beach is lined with tall ironwood trees that provide welcome shade. In contrast, Laie Point, which juts out into the ocean, is a rocky outcrop that was once a sand dune and has turned to rock over thousands of years.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Laie

The nearest airport is in Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), located 21 mi (33.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Laie, HI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 553 vacation rentals around Laie. From 257 house rentals to 194 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Laie?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Laie:

  • Eastern Honolulu: 173 vacation rentals
  • Lanikai: 101 vacation rentals
  • Hawaii Kai: 2,558 vacation rentals
  • Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis: 1,460 vacation rentals
  • Ewa: 33 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Laie?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Laie. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Polynesian Cultural Center: 707 vacation rentals
  • Hukilau Beach: 672 vacation rentals
  • Laie Point State Wayside: 697 vacation rentals
  • Brigham Young University Hawaii: 693 vacation rentals
  • Laie Falls Trail: 675 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Laie listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Laie?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 257 Houses in Laie. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Laie include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 194 rentals available
  • Cottages: 24 rentals available
  • Villas: 23 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Laie?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 221 vacation rentals with pool available in Laie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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