Haven't seen your friends in ages? Gather your gal pals for a Waikiki getaway full of relaxation, fun and lots of laughs. We've curated a must-do itinerary packed with all the things your besties love, from boutique shopping, to chic eats, to beach time bonding.
Say "welcome to Waikiki" with tropical mimosas on your private lanai, complimentary when you book the Ocean Suite Deal at Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk. You'll delight in stunning views of the sparking Pacific and enjoy plenty of space with a choice of a one- or two-bedroom suite. The separate living area will be your hub for relaxing, gabbing and watching movies together (you can even whip up popcorn and refreshments in your mini-kitchen).
An Evening Out
To celebrate your arrival, treat yourselves to dinner at Roy's Waikiki located right downstairs from your suite. Here you'll dine on Hawaiian-Japanese fusion cuisine and toast to friendship with Signature Hawaiian Martinis packed with pineapple flavor. Don't miss the blackened island ahi and classic misoyaki butterfish. Plus, the famous chocolate soufflé is a showstopper, trust us.
Greet the day with a complimentary yoga class on the lush Grand Lanai at Embassy Suites. Breathe in the fresh island air and follow the lead of the expert instructor. After stretching and strengthening, head over to the made-to-order breakfast buffet to reward yourself! Veggie omelet anyone?
Spend the morning browsing unique boutiques, global fashion giants, and locally owned shops at Waikiki Beach Walk, Royal Hawaiian Center and International Market Place, all just steps from the hotel. Make sure to stop in at Mahina to try on beachy, breezy outfits and Oasis by Kolohe, a minimalist chic jewelry pop-up, to customize matching necklaces to commemorate your trip.
Back at the hotel, reserve a daybed or cabana to relax in style all afternoon. Between dips in the pool and hot tub, sip on a collection of cocktails from the Pakini Bar & Lounge which are specially crafted to pair with the poolside experience. Choose from Waikiki Smash, Hula Girl or Mango Margarita to name a few, all served with an umbrella garnish of course!
Feather Lei Making
If you are visiting on a Wednesday, learn the art of feather lei making, historically reserved for Hawai‘i's royal class, at The Royal Room. Artisan Mele Kahalepuna will teach you the techniques passed down through generations of her family, so you can take home a one-of-a-kind souvenir steeped in Hawaiian culture.
Before you depart, you'll want to soak in one last day of fun in the sun at Waikiki Beach, just steps from the hotel. Rent beach umbrellas and lounge chairs from Honolulu Surf Club if you plan to read a romance novel or take a nap under the warm Hawaiian rays. Or, if you are feeling a bit more adventurous, book a group surf lesson on the iconic waves of Waikiki, the birthplace of modern surf culture.