Sunsets on Oahu
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Enjoy the best sunsets on Oahu at these fabulous places now

You’ve finally planned a fantastic visit to Oahu and Hawaii, right? But if you are dreaming about the perfect sunset on the beach or coastline, don’t just leave it to chance, you need to find the most inspiring places to spend that sunset preferably with a nice drink or pupu’s (appetizers) to enjoy that perfect view. Nothing beats a perfect sunset with views, swaying palm trees and gorgeous coastlines here and you’ll find the best sunsets in Oahu all below to inspire you to visit soon.

Sunsets on Oahu

Ala Moana Beach Park

Located directly across from Ala Moana Center with plenty of easy parking, Ala Moana Beach Park is easy to get to and park without the hassle and crowds on the beach to enjoy a fantastic sunset experience. With a nice paved shoreline trail, great views of Waikiki and an easy trek to Ala Moana Center for a nice dinner afterwards, this beach park is easy, fun with no fuss to enjoy end of day and even a nice dip if you want to.

Sunset Beach

Located on the North Shore of Oahu, Sunset Beach gets its name because of the dazzling sunsets along with some fun beach time if you get there early. With fantastic coastline views of the North Shore all the way to Haleiwa town you’ll get some wonderful views, but come early and spending a day on the water or exploring the North Shore is really part of the fun in going up to this area.

Ko Olina Lagoons

On the west side of Oahu at the Ko Olina lagoons, you have your pick of three gorgeous man made lagoons with views to die for, paved walkways, parking and those wonderful sunset views to enjoy. Enjoy some drinks, picnic or you can find any of the resort restaurants a fantastic way to end the day after an amazing sunset experience at Ko Olina Lagoons.

Waikiki Beach

People from around the world flock to Waikiki Beach for its world-famous beach, cruising on the fun catamarans and of course enjoying the perfect sunset at the beach or even at a bar beachfront with a Mai Tais or fancy tropical drink. Waikiki Beach is fun for people watching, beach combing and witnessing the brilliant and vivid sunset colors you’ll enjoy on this amazing beach to explore.

China Walls

Located on Hawaii Kai area on the cliffs and overlooking the coastal areas below, China Walls is a popular local spot to enjoy sunset. A fun place to watch surfers and boogey boarders, it is a place for more advanced swimmers and surfers if you plan on getting in the water. But definitely safe and easy to just enjoy the amazing views of the coastline and water from the shoreline.

Kaena Point

Located on the western most tip of Oahu and a fun drive, this isolated beach park is perfect for those that want a place all to themselves and amazing coastline views with sunsets built in Drive to the end of the parking lot to Kaena Point State Beach and enjoy a gorgeous shoreline walk along the lava walk and tidepools. You’ll enjoy the amazing sunsets, views without all the crowds on this side of the island.

Look out point at Pu’u Ualakaa State Park

The drive up through the winding drive in Maikiki all the way to Pu’u Ualakaa State Park is fun and you will be rewarded with a stunning panoramic view of Honolulu below you. There is a cement pathway along with a large grassy area to spread out a blanket, open some drinks and have a fun picnic enjoying the views, sunset and the lights of the city below afterwards.

Take a look at these other fun things to do in Oahu now

Family friendly activities to do on Oahu

A visit to Diamond Head

Explore Waimea Bay

Beach time fun at Waimanalo Beach

Shopping fun at Ala Moana Shopping Center

Hike Makapu’u Point and Lighthouse

Conclusion for Sunsets on Oahu

Conclusion for Sunsets on Oahu

For Oahu fun, you’ll love explore all fun activities and attractions around this easy trips to explore the best Sunsets on Oahu. Hope this gives you some great ideas of things to do and see around the town and outlying areas to visit.

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  1. There are no more beautiful sunsets in the world than those seen in Hawaii. On Oahu, I’ve only seen them from Waikiki Beach, so hope to get to these other great vantage points sometime.

  2. You have captured our hearts with this amazing collection of beautiful sunsets. We love this special time of day and have seen our fair share of gorgeous settings, but these have the added bonus of being over the ocean.

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