Kailua Vacations

17 miles (27 kilometers) to the east of Oahu Island, is Kailua, a popular spot for visitors wishing to discover more of the region. This popular part of town is 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Honolulu International Airport.

Many of Oahu Island’s most popular attractions are within easy reach of Kailua, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Kailua Beach and the much-loved Lanikai Beach. Also, be sure to check out the Ko'olau Golf Club and the Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens.

There are some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Kailua. Acclaimed galleries, include Contemporary Museum in Honolulu.

If the sun is shining get outdoors and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Take some time out to enjoy the cool shade at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Lyon Arboretum in Honolulu. Explore the scenic coastal spots nearby such as Sandy Beach in Honolulu, Eternity Beach and the Makapuu Beach Park in Waimanalo.

See local heroes, the Hawaii Warriors go into battle by booking tickets for a home game at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu. Total sports obsessives can tour the locker rooms and visit off-limits areas of Aloha Stadium, Honolulu by taking a behind the scenes tour.

When it’s time to rest your weary feet after enjoying the delights of Kailua, check in to one of the area's range of bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, the Paradise Bay Resort, Kaneohe and the Manoa Valley Inn, Honolulu are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.

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