Destination Oahu

Destination Oahu, Oahu without tourists

One of our next trips is to Oahu, part of the Hawaiian Islands. We’ve visited before during part of our honeymoon and didn’t do a lot of exploring except for going on a horseback ride. During a visit to an empty beach we came by some sea turtles who seemed un-bothered by us, but a giant tour bus pulled up and tourists flooded the beach. It really ruined the experience, and scared the turtles away. I’d love to see parts of Oahu that are not touristy and kind of natural.

Do you have any suggestions for us?

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Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu

Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu

Turtle Bay Resort Beach Cottages on Oahu

With our upcoming trip to Oahu, I thought I’d take a moment to share a place we stayed at during our honeymoon on Oahu. We stayed in a beach cottage at Turtle Bay Resort for 5 days for the second half of our honeymoon. Years later and it’s still been one of my favorite places to stay. Perhaps it’s the honeymoon haze or our cottage’s close proximity to the blue-hued waters of Turtle Bay, but I still have a full heart when I remember our stay here. Everything was just right.

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