Destination guide

The beachside setting of North Shore is ready to explore

Enjoy the culture and other features of North Shore. Well known for its beaches, surfing and seaside, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Polynesian Cultural Center and Banzai Pipeline are just a couple of the must-sees. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around North Shore

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Travelers enjoy North Shore for its surfing, snorkeling and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes North Shore a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turtle Bay Faizo Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Turtle Bay Palmer Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mililani Golf Club (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Hawaii Country Club (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Waikele Golf Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Royal Kunia Country Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in North Shore

Travelers love North Shore for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, North Shore is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Banzai Pipeline (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Kailua Beach (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Malaekahana State Recreation Area (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Hukilau Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Turtle Bay Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Sunset Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around North Shore

The nearest airport is in Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 24.1 mi (38.8 km) away.

Where to stay near North Shore?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 594 house rentals near North Shore. From 259 Houses to 28 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near North Shore for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Shore?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Shore. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • O'ahu: 4,594 vacation rentals
  • Honolulu: 3,186 vacation rentals
  • Ko Olina: 527 vacation rentals
  • Turtle Bay Resort: 115 vacation rentals
  • Kailua: 3,178 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in North Shore! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Shore?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Shore:

  • Honolulu: 3,186 rentals
  • Kailua: 3,178 rentals
  • Kapolei: 831 rentals
  • Haleiwa: 601 rentals
  • Kahuku: 473 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in North Shore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in North Shore. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kailua Beach: 3,263 vacation homes
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa: 3,275 vacation homes
  • Ala Moana Center: 3,865 vacation homes
  • Hickam Air Force Base: 4,143 vacation homes
  • Waimea Bay: 346 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around North Shore listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around North Shore

Honolulu
3,186 vacation rentals
Kailua
3,178 vacation rentals
Kapolei
831 vacation rentals
Haleiwa
601 vacation rentals
Kahuku
473 vacation rentals
Laie
455 vacation rentals
Waianae
199 vacation rentals
Waialua
442 vacation rentals
Waimanalo Beach
3,038 vacation rentals
Kaneohe
3,315 vacation rentals
Makaha
429 vacation rentals
Sunset Beach
268 vacation rentals
Kaaawa
163 vacation rentals
Hauula
477 vacation rentals
Punaluu
438 vacation rentals
Ewa Beach
4,091 vacation rentals
Waipio
239 vacation rentals
Kawela Bay
366 vacation rentals
Mākaha Valley
290 vacation rentals
Waimanalo
361 vacation rentals