Beautiful Setting Pristine Beaches Many Activities
Posted Aug 29, 2015 on Expedia
We divided our 2 week Hawaiin trip into stays at 4 hotels at opposite sides of 2 islands. On Oahu we split our time between Honolulu (the Hilton Hawaiian Village), and the Turtle Bay on the north shore. On the Big Island, we split between the Hilo Hawaiian and the Waikoloa Beach Marriott. We had a great time and liked all four hotels for different reasons, but the Turtle Bay stands alone, not just because it had the nicest accommodations, but because of its truly unique setting. The resort sits amidst ~3 miles of largely undeveloped beach front, with many miles of trails (website says 12) running throughout the property. Our stay here was at the end of our trip, and we found this the perfect place to relax and enjoy the peaceful and beautiful surroundings. Even so, there are a million activities available. Our son surfed every day (near the hotel, but the great north shore spots are only minutes away). We snorkeled in the ocean and hit the pool. Our daughter was mesmerized by the horseback riding. As a family, we visited the Polynesian Cultural Center, splitting our visit there across two days because the hotel is so close (~8 miles). Many reviews of the PCC suggest splitting your trip, and staying at Turtle Bay makes it easy! And sunsets! The hotel can't be matched for seeing lovely sunsets every night. (Sunrises too!) What surprised me most is how few people left the immediate hotel area, enabling us to enjoy virtually private beaches just a short walk away from our room.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 1, 2015 by Danna, Hotel Management
Wow! Mahalo for your wonderful review. I’m more than pleased to hear that you and your ohana (family) were all able to find your own unique and memorable experience here at Turtle Bay.
That unique location you pointed out is what allows us to provide our guests with secluded beaches and gorgeous views, and also a wide range of activities like the horseback riding and trails that you mentioned.
I’m so happy to hear that you and your family also took time to visit the Polynesian Cultural Center—lots of fun for the whole family!
I hope that we can welcome you all back again soon!
With warm aloha,
Vice President & General Manager