When going on a surfing vacation to Hawaii, it is important to try to keep things affordable. Vacations can get expensive, so it pays to be organized. Here are some tips to help with planning an affordable surfing vacation in Hawaii.
There are three great inexpensive hotels that I would recommend. The first is the Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach. It is located at 400 Royal Hawaiian Ave. Honolulu, Oahu and the number to contact the hotel is: 808-954-4000. The rooms are $159 per night. They have free Wi-Fi, a mini fridge, a kitchen, a king or queen bed, a desk, and plasma screen TV’s. The staff is very friendly and the location is very close to the water.
The second hotel is Kauai Sands Hotel. This hotel is located at 420 Papaloa Rd.Kapaa, Kauai HI. The number to call to speak to a customer service representative is 808-822-4951. The rooms have mini refrigerators, air conditioning, cable TV, balconies, and breathtaking views. The website for this hotel is located at : http://www.kauaisandshotel.com/ . Room prices start at $88.
The third hotel is the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort. This resort is located at 93 Banyan Dr.Hilo, Hawaii. The number to call to speak to a representative to book rooms is 808-969-3333. Room rates start at $82.00. Some of the amenities that the rooms offer include: 32 inch LCD TV’s, mini fridge, high speed internet, coffee maker, and king bed.
Restaurants to Try in Hawaii
There are great restaurants that are not very expensive to dine at while on vacation in Hawaii. The first is Nico’s Pier 38. This restaurant is located at 1133 N. Nimitz Highway, Honolulu. There is excellent fresh seafood served and most meals are less than $10 each. The number to call is (808) 540-1377.
The second restaurant is Mei Sum Dim Sum. This restaurant is located at 65 N. Pauahi St., Honolulu and serves excellent dim sum. Most items are less than three dollars and taste fantastic. The number to call is (808) 531-3268.
The third restaurant is Vino. This restaurant is located at 500 Ala Moana, Honolulu and serves wine and tapas. All meal items are below $17.00 each and taste excellent. The number to call is (808) 524-8466.
Places to Get Surfing Lessons
There are a few places to get inexpensive surfing lessons. Hawaii Surf Lessons 101 allows people to reserve surfing lesions online. There are semi private, private and group lessons. There are also camps available as well. On average, people spend less than $100 for a semi-private lesson.
Another great place to take surfing lessons is Alysha Surf School. The number to reach the surf school is: 808-375-3137. The rate is $40 for one hour lesson if there are more than three people. A semi private two hour lesson for one person is $70.
When going to Hawaii, it is a good idea to rent a car. There are also resort shuttles and public buses. It can be less expensive to take public transportation but for comfort, people often prefer renting a car so that they can carry items when they go out and shop.