Experiences

Immerse yourself in a variety of Waikiki resort activities at our Honolulu hotel. From cultural activities to shopping and ocean adventures, Sheraton Waikiki offers beachfront activities that will make memories for a lifetime.

Book Your Island Activities Online

Luau, airport shuttle, Pearl Harbor tour, circle island tour, helicopter tour? Our concierge team can help make your Oahu trip unforgettable. Book your activities online (powered by Pleasant Holidays) or for more information email our concierge team directly at SheratonWaikiki-Concierge@pleasant.net

Resort Activities & Hawaiian Cultural Experiences at Sheraton Waikiki

Lei Making & Hula Lessons

Sheraton Waikiki offers a variety of lei making activities Monday – Saturday. Make the perfect Hawaii keepsake at a Ribbon Lei class, or weave a Haku Kupee Bracelet that you can wear to your next event. Then, learn the basic steps of how to dance hula, swaying to the cool tradewind breezes.

Lei Making & Hula Lessons

Ukulele Lessons

Complimentary ukulele classes are taught daily at Sheraton Waikiki by Ukulele Puapua’s instructors. Hosted in the open-air porte cochere entrance to our Honolulu hotel, the tradition is enjoyed by guests of all ages.

Learn to play the ukulele at Sheraton Waikiki

Try Hawaiian Food at an Oceanfront Luau

Savor Hawaiian classics such as poi, lomi salmon, kalua pig, and haupia at The Royal Hawaiian’s oceanfront Aha Aina Luau. The evening features a multicourse feast, tropical beverages, and an unforgettable show that honors the Waikiki resort’s history.

Oceanfront Luau

The Beachboys

The Beachboys can also ensure your comfort on the beach with private umbrella sets and chaise lounge rentals. Waikiki Beach Services provides rentals and services from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM daily. For more information, contact Waikiki Beachboys at the Helumoa Playground at (808) 931-8813 or at The Edge Infinity Pool (808) 931-8814.

Things to Do on Waikiki Beach

Rent a Beach Umbrella or Pool Cabana​

Enjoy the paradise of Waikiki Beach with beach umbrella & chair rentals from Sheraton Waikiki.​

Pool Cabana
Surfers Aerial

Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding (On Land)

Learn stand-up paddle boarding at Waikiki Beach with easy and accessible rentals and expert lessons at Sheraton Waikiki.

Surfing on Waikiki Beach

Learn to Surf from the Waikiki Beach Boys

The sandy ocean bottom and gentle, rolling waves make it an ideal place to learn the Hawaiian art of heenalu, or “board sliding”.​

Sheraton Waikiki from the surfbreak

Rent a Surfboard and Ride the Waves

Take advantage of Waikiki Beach's world-famous surf breaks by renting a surfboard with us.

Outrigger Canoe Surfing Paddle Out

Outrigger Canoe Rides

Canoe surfing is the original Hawaiian rollercoaster ride and Waikiki is one of the few places where you can experience the thrill of surfing a wave on an outrigger canoe.

hiuwai hoaala

Sunrise Hiuwai Ceremony

Hiuwai is a traditional morning cultural ritual, signifying a rebirth that takes place along the Waikiki Beach shoreline and in the ocean. An inner self reflection at sunrise, it represents purification and cleansing of one’s self, with time to reflect upon your life, those who came before you and why you are who you are today.

Koi Pond
Resort Family Activities
Koi Pond
Resort Family Activities
Exterior

Poppins Day Care

Take advantage of convenient childcare for both you and your little ones. Our daycare offers care for children from three months to 12 years of age in Suite 435, on the resort's fourth floor. The center offers arts and crafts, a Playstation, as well as educational books and games. For reservations, please contact the center 24 hours in advance by phone or email: hawaii@poppins.co.jp +1 808-931-8086

Koi Pond

Koi Fish Feeding

A beloved tradition at our Waikiki hotel, our keiki guests enjoy learning the history of koi, or carp, during our daily 11am feeding. The koi pond is located off the main lobby.

Shuffle Board

Shuffleboard, Foosball & Billiards

Guests of all generations will enjoy playing vintage table games, including billiards, shuffleboard and foosball. Available on the Lobby Level near the Koi Pond.

Local Area Family & Children’s Activities

Waikiki Aquarium

Over 3,500 marine animals in our exhibits represent more than 500 species of animals & plants.

Waikiki Zoo

Popular spot for families covers 42 acres with lush gardens, 900+ animals, a petting zoo & more.

Dole Plantation

This historic pineapple plantation with a train ride & a 3-acre garden maze.

Sister Spa: Abhasa Spa

Abhasa Spa at our sister resort The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki is located right next-door to Sheraton Waikiki. Please visit their website for more information, call 808-922-8200, or email info@ahbasa.com.

Waikiki Shopping

Collections of Waikiki

Featuring a wide selection of over 60 shops, spas, and restaurants on Waikiki Beach, many of its stores are locally owned and operated, and cannot be found anywhere else.

Three woman walking

Local Area Experiences

Sheraton Waikiki is located 8.6 miles from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport​ (HNL) on beautiful Waikiki Beach, just a few steps away from the best shopping and restaurants. From iconic visitor attractions to historic tours and outdoor adventures, our Waikiki hotel is centrally located to a variety of Oahu experiences.

Diamond Head Hike

Diamond Head Monument

This iconic state monument has a panoramic view of Waikiki. Reservations required for visitors.

Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

The USS Arizona Memorial is the #1 visitor destination in Hawaii. Millions of people from all over the world come to this majestic setting to walk in the footsteps of history.

Hanauma Bay Landscape

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

This stunning nature preserve is dedicated to safeguarding the fragile marine life in the Bay, and offers extraordinary snorkeling. Online reservations required in advance for visitors.

On-Site Outlets
Fitness Center

Sheraton Fitness

Check out our 24/7 Waikiki hotel gym that is sure to meet your workout needs.

Helumoa Pool

Swimming

Helumoa Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided

Children's Pool

Edge Infinity Pool (16 years of age and older)

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided

Whirlpool

Towels provided at whirlpool

Frequently Asked Questions

Sheraton Waikiki’s concierge team can be reached at SheratonWaikiki-Concierge@pleasant.net

Waikiki Beach is located on the South Shore of Oahu. Once a playground for Hawaiian royalty, the name Waikiki is known in Hawaiian as "spouting waters.” Along the main strip of Kalakaua Avenue is world class shopping, dining, entertainment, activities and resorts. Waikiki Beach, which is approximately 2 miles long, runs parallel to Kalakaua Avenue.

The sun sets off the South Shore of Oahu, and Sheraton Waikiki offers unobstructed views of the spectacular sunset. We recommend taking in the view from Rumfire, or the resort’s adults only infinity edge pool.

The Waikiki Beach Services Beach Boys teach surfing lessons daily

Waikiki Beach Services can assist with surfboard rentals on Waikiki Beach, and offer a Beachboys Valet program

The rolling waves of Waikiki Beach are the perfect place to learn the basics of surfing. Surf breaks located steps from Sheraton Waikiki include: Three’s, Populars, and Canoes.  

Sheraton Waikiki is located 2.3 miles from Diamond Head State Monument. It is a beautiful oceanfront stroll, or 5 minute car ride, from the hotel. Public transportation is also available.

Sheraton Waikiki is located 11 miles from Pearl Harbor National Memorial and the USS Arizona Memorial.