The Perfect Way to Spend a Romantic Night in Waikiki

February 9, 2018

The Perfect Way to Spend a Romantic Night in Waikiki

Beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets, and world-class dining. Hawaii is one of the top destinations for couples to travel to for a truly romantic experience. Whether you’re visiting for your honeymoon, a couple’s getaway, or just a quick staycation to Waikiki, we created the perfect evening itinerary that will make you fall in love all over again.

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Beachfront Cocktails + Incredible Sunsets

There are a number of bars where you can snag front row seats to unparalleled views of Waikiki’s famous sunset. Here are some of our top picks:

  • Rum Fire (What We Recommend: RumFire’s Scorched Strawberry)
  • Beach Bar (What We Recommend: The Drinks for Two Options – Cabana Limeade or Sunset on the Horizon)
  • Mai Tai Bar (What We Recommend: Royal Mai Tai)

In February, the sun sets between 6 – 6:30 p.m. so be sure you grab some seats at least 30 minutes beforehand as this is the busiest time at the bars! More details on the exact timing of sunsets are available here.

If you don’t mind going across the street from the beach but are looking for some great happy hour deals, the Splash Bar at Sheraton Princess Kaiulani offers happy hour till 6 p.m. with uniquely Hawaiian cocktails for just $8.

And, if you’re staying in Waikiki on a Friday, don’t miss the magical fireworks show put on by Hilton Hawaiian Village at 7:45 p.m.

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Romantic Dinner

Depending on what you are craving, Waikiki offers some of the best cuisine from around the world. Here are our top picks:

Seafood: Azure Waikiki

Why you should go here: Azure offers freshly caught fish from Pier 38 daily. Plus, the view is incredible. Tip: Let the staff know ahead of time if you are celebrating anything special – a surprise awaits you during dessert!

Island Fusion: Beachhouse

Why you should go here: Beachhouse offers a variety of tasting menus for guests to experience flavors from around Hawaii and the world.

Steak: Hy’s Steak House

Why you should go here: Hy’s is known to use some of the best quality meats and is one of the longest remaining steak houses in Waikiki – with over 40 years of history.

Sicilian: Taormina

Why you should go here: Taormina offers freshly made Sicilian-style pastas with high quality seafood and meats that pair wonderfully with a glass of wine.


9:00 p.m. Stroll Through Waikiki

Walk off all the great food with a nice stroll through the sands of Waikiki Beach. You can also check out the bustling city life and all the shops in Waikiki – most stores are open till 10 p.m. Don’t forget to check out the International Market Place that just re-opened in 2017.

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