Best Diving Spots in Hawaii

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From the Molokini Crater in Maui to the Hanauma Bay in Oahu, Hawaii is home to some of the best scuba diving spots in the world. Each year, millions of travelers flock to Hawaii for memorizing sunsets, lush jungle scenery, and world-class diving experiences. No matter which island you choose to visit, there will be plenty of diving spots available. Some of our favorites include:


  • Molokini Crater
  • Honolua Bay
  • Makena Landing (Five Caves)


  • Hanauma Bay
  • Wreck of the Mahi
  • Kahuna Canyon


  • Sheraton Caverns
  • Ice Box
  • Three Fingers

The Big Island

  • Kahaluu Beach Park
  • Kealakekua Bay
  • Honaunau Bay

Enjoy all these spots and more this vacation season, and we’ve done the hard part for you by choosing our favorite vacation rentals near to some of the best spots!

Empress at Diamond Head


The Empress is also located on Oahu in Diamond Head, and resides in one of Oahu’s most prestigious neighborhoods. This beachfront property is perfectly suited for celebrities–or those who want to be treated as one–alike. Enjoy the golden glow of a Hawaiian sunset while enjoying a glass of wine on your own private lanai, overlooking the gleaming ocean. The Empress is truly world-class and comes with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths.

Hale O Ka Nalu Poi Kauai 


This newly remodeled home is located on the South Shore of Kauai on some of the most pristine property. The Hale O Ka Nalu is a customized home that features covered, marble walkways between rooms and offers guests the utmost private and secluded vacation experience. With the gentle Hawaiian winds breezing by, each room comes with expansive ocean views and opens up to its own private lanai. This home comes with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.

Sunny Surf at Makena Surf E301


The Sunny Surf is located in Maui near Makena and Wailea. Guests will enjoy watching the morning surf and feeling the sea breezes from two different large verandas. One veranda overlooks the outdoor lap pool, hot tub, and sandy beach perfect for swimming and sunbathing. E301 is set on the top floor of the E building, so the views from the outdoor verandas are panoramic and never obstructed. The Sunny Surf comes with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths.

Wailea Sunset Estate


The Wailea Sunset is located on Maui near the beautiful town of Wailea, and may rented with the adjacent Wailea Sunset Bungalow to have a total of 6 bedrooms. This luxury estate is located near two sandy beaches that border the Wailea Resort. Guests can enjoy a hot tub under the stars and a spectacular oceanfront setting. A perfectly manicured lawn leads down to the beach perfect for diving, swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. The Wailea Sunset has 4 bedrooms and 5.5 baths.

Banyan Hale Estate


The Banyan Hale is a beautiful executive estate located on the island of Oahu at the base of Diamond Head. Enjoy a completely private and luxurious stay  at this home with amenities such as manicured tropical gardens, a gated entrance, expansive and open lanais, a private swimming pool and hot tub, and beach access just steps from the backyard. Only the finest interior furnishings were used and the home has 7 bedrooms and 8.5 baths.

Hale Kona A’ekai Beachfront Home at Kona Bay


The Hale Kona is located just blocks from the stunning waterfront village of Kona on the Big Island, and is nestled in a securely-gated community. With views that overlook the  ocean waves crashing on the lava rock, this stunning home comes with a designer infinity pool, a sandy-bottom wading pool, two waterfalls, large lanais, and two ponds. The true spirit of Hawaii will be brought to any individual staying in the Hale Kona. This home comes with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.