World-famous Waikiki sets the scene for visitors of the Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, the towering new Shell Vacations Club resort that stands at the gateway of a magnificent stretch of snow-white sand. For four decades, the resort has played host to United States presidents, celebrities and sun-worshipping travelers from around the world, and today the property continues to attract the jet set. Television and movie crews frequently use the property for filming locations and crew accommodations. With two well-known restaurants, shops, video games, a fitness center and swimming pool, there's plenty to see and do right on the grounds of the Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai. Overlooking the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, the property also affords easy access to Waikiki Beach, where the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean lap the soft sand. Kuhio Banyan Club is a resort nearby if you enjoy this area.
Some nearby attractions include: Oahu Nature Tours-which specialize in small, guided ecotours to see Hawaii's unique native bird and plant species. Spectacular views, excellent photographic opportunities, and information about the Geology, Archaeology, Mythology and History of Hawaii await you. Another site to see is, Iolani Palace - This Hawaiian national treasure — the only official state residence of royalty in the United States, was the official residence of the Hawaiian Kingdom's last two monarchs -- King Kalakaua, who built the Palace in 1882, and his sister successor, Queen Lili`uokalani. During the monarchy period, `Iolani Palace was the center of social and political activity in the Kingdom of Hawaii. There are beautiful beaches nearby for your enjoyment.