Monday, February 6, 2017

Hawaii Recap: What to do in Oahu + Outfit Details

 Reverse set (sold out, similar here and here)
 Lucca dress (almost sold out, similar here)
 Lavendar Brown maxi dress (sold out, similar)
 Cover-up (old) | Quay sunnglasses | Nannacay tote (sold out, similar here)

I recently got back from Hawaii and I'm missing the beautiful weather!! My boyfriend and I had a great time exploring the island together and getting some R&R.  Since Hawaii is a direct 5 hour flight from California it's always my go-to when I want to get away to the beach. Here are some of the things I recommend for Oahu!

Where to stay:
We stayed at the Modern Honolulu hotel. The hotel is beautiful and located at the very end of Waikiki beach, so you are just far away enough from the crowds but still steps from Waikiki beach, Ala Moana beach, Ala Moana shopping center and lots of great places to eat!

What to do: 
There's always so many beautiful beaches to visit! Some of my favorites spots to stop at are: Waikiki Beach, Waimanalo Beach, Makapu'u Tidepools, Lanikai, Shark's Cove and Turtle Beach. I definitely recommend going on a catamaran ride for a snorkeling and/or sunset sail. We went on both sailing excursions with Moana Waikiki and it was amazing (you can see my blog post here where we went snorkeling with the sea turtles). We also visited the Byodo-In Temple and I never even knew about this place before! It's a replica of the original temple in Japan.

When to go
If you can manage to sneak away for vacation during the slow season when everyone else is in school (end of Jan.-beginning of May) then you will miss most out on most the busy season and find better rates on hotels and flights. If you do going summer then try going at the end of August when people start heading home for school and the weather cools down a bit :) The only downside is that it does rain during the winter months!



  1. Such a cute photo diary! You are always looking enchanting in all of the photos!

  2. Love that Lavender Brown maxi dress - SO gorgeous!

    Enclothed Cognition

  3. Beautiful photos, views and outfits! <3
    Love your denim skirt.

  4. La Bijoux Bella | by miaFebruary 6, 2017 at 1:16 PM

    Beautiful photos ... and Merci for the tips! :)

    ❤LA BIJOUX BELLA❤ | BY MIA | A Creative Lifestyle Blog

  5. Hi where did you get your hat from? I know you posted a link to a similar hat, but I'd like to know where I can find crochet hats! Nordstrom doesn't carry any. Thank you!

    1. I got this one from aerie over the summer! keep an eye out this summer, they might release them again <3

    2. Thank you for sharing your Oahu trip and tips. How was your stay at Hyatt Centric? What other location would you recommend besides Modern Honolulu?

  6. Such beautiful photos. :)

  7. so nice pics; >>>

    i invite to me too

  8. Love the views from the Maaji, and privacy please one piece 😍🌹-Paul


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