Hawai, the islands of “Aloha”

Hawai, the islands of "Aloha"

Hawai, the islands of “Aloha”


Hawai, the islands of “Aloha”

Hawaii is made up of over a hundred islands of volcanic origin, the most well known are the following. This Big Island of Hawaii (Big Island), Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai and Lanai.

Here is a brief description that will help you choose your next destination to travel in Hawaii and the luxury hotels that we recommend, so you can find them so you can choose which or what are the most appropriate to visit on your next vacation to Hawaii.

Photo by: Paul Bica, Road to Hana, Maui

Photo by: Paul Bica, Road to Hana, Maui

Hawaii’s Big Island is the main island and which gave its name to the State. It is not only the most extensive but also is offering a variety of landscapes and opportunities for much wider enjoyment. It has desert, jungle and volcanic landscapes and stunning beaches that will serve to check the fame of the islands in the tropics. In this great island also is the famous Natural Park of the Volcanoes, a huge native extension that you should not miss when visiting the island. In turn, you will find many opportunities to appreciate the typical culture of Hawaii and soak up the most ancient traditions.

The island of Maui is the best known among surfers, as it offers fantastic coasts where various water sports. It is also known for its plans for the sighting of whales and other cetaceans. In turn, this island has an important historical significance in the development of the archipelago, so we recommend you to visit to learn more about Hawaiian culture.

In Maui besides enjoying the beautiful beaches you can visit one of the best known active volcanoes in the world, the Haleakala (the highest in the world) and visit various nature reserves and one of the most important natural parks in the country. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most desirable islands for a complete vacation in Hawaii.

The island of Oahu is the most important of Hawaii at the administrative level, since it is the state capital, Honolulu and where most commercial life is concentrated. In turn, it is an important historical point: here you can visit the famous naval base at Pearl Harbour and discover fine features of the Hawaiian population and its history. On this island began to be founded the roots of this state and hence it is inevitable a visit on your way through the archipelago.


But besides all this, on the island of Oahu you can enjoy beaches as well known as the Waikiki (near one of the most famous volcanoes of Hawaii, the Dimond Head).

Note that this is the most touristic island of the archipelago, but no less fascinating, because the land underpinned by lava and sand is constantly growing and vegetation changes dramatically from one year to the next. This feature of the Hawaiian soil composition gives it extremely attractive and varied, with sandy beaches all colours.

Kauai: This island of Hawaii is the oldest of eight and has one of the most beautiful landscapes of the archipelago. It is also quieter and less busy, ideal if you are looking for a place with peace and quiet for your next vacation:’ll find landscapes and privacy and make the most of your stay.

Anyway, on this island you can also enjoy fascinating attractions like dormant volcanoes, caves, caves and a variety of flora and fauna. Among the most prominent sites you should not miss are the Waimea Canyon (known as “The Grand Canyon of the Pacific”) and one of the most famous volcanoes on the island, Waialeale (known as the wettest volcano in the world).

Photo by: Prayitno Hadinata. Waimea Canyon. Kauai Island, Hawai'i

Photo by: Prayitno Hadinata. Waimea Canyon. Kauai Island, Hawai’i

And these spectacular landscapes have not only drawn attention to tourists from around the world throughout the centuries, but also important filmmakers in Hollywood. So much so that on this island known films such as Jurassic Park and South Pacific were filmed.

If yours is not the movies or tectonic deposits; and all you’re looking for a nice beach to relax, sunbathe and give you relaxing baths, this island can also be a good destination within the various tourist spots offered by this archipelago.

Recommended luxury hotels in Hawaii:

Four Seasons Maui

Find sun-soaked tranquillity at an enchanted enclave nestled on the magnificent golden-sand crescent of Maui’s southwest coast. With lush tropical gardens and the dramatic peak of Haleakala as your backdrop, relax in Maui’s largest resort suites and guest rooms, which also boast the island’s largest hotel bathrooms.