Exploring Hawaii: A Tropical Paradise

Hawaii is a dream destination for holidaymakers seeking sun-kissed beaches, lush landscapes, and a taste of island culture. With its diverse offerings, Hawaii promises an unforgettable vacation experience. From the vibrant streets of Oahu to the serene shores of Kauai and the breathtaking beauty of Maui, each island offers its own unique charm and allure.


Your journey begins on the island of Oahu, home to Hawaii’s capital city, Honolulu. Oahu is a bustling hub of activity, where modernity seamlessly blends with traditional Hawaiian culture. Visitors can bask in the warm sun on iconic Waikiki Beach, where the shimmering waters beckon you to swim, surf, or simply relax on the golden sands.

For those seeking a deeper connection to Hawaii’s rich history, a visit to Pearl Harbor is a must. Here, you can pay homage to the USS Arizona Memorial, a solemn tribute to the lives lost during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

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Leaving behind the urban hustle and bustle of Oahu, next up is the tranquil island of Kauai, known as the “Garden Isle” for its lush, verdant landscapes. Kauai is a paradise for nature lovers, with its towering emerald mountains, cascading waterfalls, and pristine beaches.

Explore the dramatic cliffs of the Napali Coast on a scenic boat tour or hike the Kalalau Trail for breathtaking views of the coastline. For a more leisurely experience, take a peaceful stroll through the enchanting Allerton Garden, where exotic flora and fauna flourish amidst serene botanical surroundings.

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Your Hawaiian adventure culminates on the island of Maui, hailed as the “Valley Isle” for its stunning valleys and volcanic landscapes. Maui is a must for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a myriad of activities such as snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters of Molokini Crater, driving the scenic Road to Hana, or witnessing the sunrise atop Haleakala, the island’s towering volcanic peak.

Indulge in the vibrant local culture by attending a traditional luau, where you can feast on delicious Hawaiian cuisine and experience captivating performances of hula and fire dancing under the starlit sky.

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San Francisco

Before embarking on your Hawaiian adventure, spend a night in the vibrant city of San Francisco. Explore the iconic landmarks of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, wander through the eclectic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Haight-Ashbury, or simply soak in the breathtaking views of the city skyline from atop Twin Peaks.

Los Angeles

As your Hawaiian sojourn draws to a close, extend your holiday with three nights in the dazzling city of Los Angeles. Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, stroll along the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, or enjoy a day of fun and excitement at Universal Studios Hollywood.

From the sun-drenched beaches of Santa Monica to the trendy boutiques of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles offers endless opportunities for exploration and adventure.

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Hawaii, with its enchanting islands and vibrant culture, offers a holiday experience like no other. From the bustling streets of Oahu to the serene shores of Kauai and the breathtaking beauty of Maui, each island beckons with its own unique charm and allure. Combined with the urban charm of San Francisco and the dazzling lights of Los Angeles, a trip to Hawaii is sure to leave you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Pack your bags and embark on an unforgettable journey to paradise!

What’s Included

Return and internal flights with Aer Lingus

One checked bag per person

1 night at the Axiom Hotel **** (San Francisco)

3 nights at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel **** (Oahu)

3 nights at Kiahuna Plantation and The Beach Bungalows *** (Kauai)

3 nights at Aston Kaanapali Shorea Hotel **** (Maui)

3 nights at the Godfrey Hotel Hollywood **** (Los Angeles)

Based on 2 adults sharing. Travelling May 2024.

Quote reference number: 52918252

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