Hauula is located just above sea level on the beautiful northeastern coast of Oahu known for its amazing views and great beaches. With close access to dining, shopping and attractions, staying in a Hauula condo provides everything you need for a relaxing and luxurious vacation on Oahu's scenic windward shore.
Things To Do
The beach here is usually great for swimming and snorkeling with an offshore coral reef that provides some protection from the open ocean. Locals consider this one of Oahu's nicest beaches, and it's ideal for long leisurely walks. Keep an eye out for humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months. Nearby Kahana Valley State Park offers hiking trails open to the public with great views of Huilua Fishpond and Kahana Bay. The trails here can be quite muddy if it has been raining so be prepared. Go for a horseback ride at Koolau Ranch or in Waimea Valley. The renowned expert surfing beaches of the north shore are a fifteen minute drive away from Hauula.
Just ten minutes from Hauula is the Polynesian Cultural Center with extensive cultural exhibits, entertainment and hands-on activities. Golfers will enjoy the par-32, 9-hole Kahuku Golf Course located near Hauula in the seaside community of Kahuku. Play can be quite challenging here when the winds are strong. This is a walking-only golf course, with clubs and pull cart rentals available.
From Hauula you can explore local beaches like Mahakea, Kakela and Aukai as well as Hauula Beach Park which is protected by an offshore reef. You also and can also drive north or south to find wonderful beaches in both directions. South of Hauula is the picturesque Lanikai Beach known for its powdery white sand and clear, blue water. Kailua Bay to the south of Hauula is a water sports playground where conditions are often good for kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and other ocean activities. A short drive north from Hauula brings you to the famed north shore surfing beaches of Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach and the renowned Banzai Pipeline. During summer months the north shore waters are typically very calm providing excellent snorkeling and scuba diving.
An abundance of great dining choices can be found just south of Hauula in Kaneohe town including many food options at the Windward Mall. Nearby Kailua town also has some excellent restaurants. Just north of Hauula is Laie where the Polynesian Cultural Center offers a dinner buffet Hawaiian luau accompanied by an elaborate dinner show.
Just south of Hauula is Kaneohe town with a vibrant commercial district including the Windward Mall with more than 110 merchants as well as movie theaters. A short drive farther to the south brings you to Kailua town which has a walkable downtown with plenty of boutique gift shops, art galleries and other merchants including a pharmacy. Avid shoppers will also enjoy a day trip to Honolulu, a 45-minute drive, where you can find a wide assortment of fun shops to explore as well as a thriving night life scene.
A rental car is recommended when staying in Hauula condos so you can explore the region's many great beaches and attractions as well as day trips to Honolulu (about 30 miles south) and the north shore. Oahu's public bus system, known as "TheBus" stops in most of the island's major towns.
Weather and Ocean Conditions
The weather in Hauula is typically around 77 degrees F. with the winter months being slightly cooler and wetter while the summer months are drier and a bit warmer, sometimes reaching the 90s with trade winds providing a pleasant, cooling effect. Oahu's south and west shores are generally a bit hotter and drier than the north and eastern shores including Hauula. Overall the idyllic weather of Hauula makes it an exceptional vacation destination year round with sunny skies and pleasant temperatures being the norm. Hawaii's trade winds come from the northeast bringing the occasional rain showers that keep everything lush and green.
Ocean conditions in this region vary each day and through the seasons. During winter months large north swells can create high surf and strong currents at exposed beaches. For swimming and other ocean activities it is best to visit Oahu's lifeguarded beaches. Make sure to obey all posted warnings and ask lifeguards about the safest place on that day for the activities you choose.
Our Hauula condos offer an ideal place to enjoy your vacation on Oahu's scenic northeastern shore. Browse through our Hauula condo listings to get an understanding of the different amenities and property features we offer. Our goal at Hawaiian Beach Rentals is to provide you with a with an unforgettable Hauula accommodation for your dream Oahu vacation. We take pride in having the largest selection of high-quality condos on Oahu and we stand behind our product, listing only the best properties on our site. Our Hauula condos provide the ideal way to enjoy your Hawaii vacation with all the luxuries of resort living and the comforts of home. If you have questions about our Hauula condo rentals or which Hawaii destination is best for your vacation needs, please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. See below for an overview of some of Hauula's finest condo resorts.
Many Hawaiian historical and cultural sites are found throughout this region including Puu O Mahuka Heiau overlooking Waimea Bay on the north shore. A short drive from Hauula in Laie is the Polynesian Cultural Center where you can learn about the culture of Hawaii and other Pacific Island nations at the Polynesian Cultural Center with interactive theme villages and many fun activities for the whole family.
Overview of Some of the Finest Condo Accommodations in the Hauula Area
Pats at Punaluu faces a sandy, reef-protected beach great for ocean activities including swimming and snorkeling. Amenities include a swimming pool, two saunas, fitness room, outdoor showers, patio, barbecue area and free parking. Close to Sacred Falls State Park and the Polynesian Cultural Center.
Kulima Estates offers an upscale decor, high-speed WiFi, laundry facilities, tennis courts and ping pong. Located in the posh Turtle Bay Resort close to golf, dining, shopping and beach.
Haleiwa Surf Condos offer a full kitchen with cookware, large, flat screen TV with cable and DVD, high-speed WiFi, barbecue area with picnic tables, and coin-operated laundry. Close to dining and shopping in Haleiwa town, and next to Haleiwa Alii Beach Park and Haleiwa Boat Harbor.
OceanVillas at Turtle Bay Resort offers ocean views from the condominiums, lush landscaping, pools, jacuzzi, barbecue area and a courtyard. Close to shopping, dining, golf and just steps from the beach.
The Aston Waikiki Beach Tower offers gourmet kitchens, private lanais, air conditioning and washer/dryer. Across from Waikiki Beach and close to the Royal Hawaiian Center and International Market Place. Amenities include a pool, jet spa, fitness room and recreation deck.
The Wyndham at Waikiki Beach Walk in the heart of Waikiki close to dining, shopping and the beach. Amenities including a pool, restaurant, exercise room, free WiFi and a bar and lounge.
Outrigger Regency on Beachwalk in Waikiki offers one and two-bedroom condominiums with air conditioning, in-room safe, flat screen TV, free high-speed WiFi, gourmet kitchen and balcony. Close to Waikiki Beach Walk for dining and shopping.
Please browse through the Hawaiian Beach Rentals condo listings in the Hauula, Punaluu and Turtle Bay Resort areas including Punaluu Sunrise, Punaluu Oceanview, Pats at Punaluu, Kuilima Estates at Turtle Bay East and Kuilima Estates at Turtle Bay West.