The 10 Best Value Honeymoon Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii

Posted by Adam Warner


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As one of America's most popular honeymoon destinations, Hawaii has no shortage of great hotels and resorts. However, it can be challenging for couples to stay on budget with so many expensive options. It is "Paradise of the Pacific", after all.

Read on to discover 10 of our favorite properties in Hawaii that offer tremendous value for honeymooners.

From high-rise boutique hotels in the heart of Waikiki to oceanfront resorts that feature outdoor pools and lush surroundings, the following accommodation options are all a tremendous fit for newlyweds looking to stretch their wallet while still experiencing the trip of a lifetime.

After finding your favorites, add them to your honeymoon registry and start making those honeymoon dreams a reality.


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Outrigger Ka'anapali Beach Resort, Maui

Budget-minded couples hoping for a romantic Maui honeymoon should strongly consider Outrigger Ka'anapali Beach Resort, situated right on beautiful Kaanapali Beach and just north of the historic town of Lahaina.

The property really emphasizes creating an authentic Hawaiian experience, which includes everything from using traditional Hawaiian artwork and decorations throughout the resort to unique cultural activities like lei making classes and hula lessons.

Newlyweds can also enjoy ample outdoor activities right on property like snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, lounging by the pool, or relaxing in a beach cabana. Rates start at $296/night for a garden view room with one king bed.


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Kauai Shores Hotel, Kauai

Located in Kapaa on Kauai's Royal Coconut Coast, this hip boutique property features bright, tropical decor, two outdoor pools, a hot tub, morning yoga, beach bike rentals, and excellent beachside dining at Lava Lava Beach Club. Its 200 rooms are spread out nicely among spacious walkways, lawns, and gardens.

Meanwhile, with its eastern location, the property is convenient to Wailua River State Park, Sleeping Giant Trail, and Lydgate Farms Chocolate. Honeymoon couples on a budget can expect rates starting around $229/night with every 5th night free.


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Prince Waikiki, Oahu

Situated right on Ala Wai harbor on the western end of Waikiki, this luxury high-rise resort is ideal for couples looking for an urban honeymoon experience when visiting Hawaii.

Notable amenities include an adults-only infinity pool, outdoor saltwater pool, hot tub, poolside bar, lovely oceanview dining, spa, and golf at Hawaii Prince Golf Course. On top of being a great value (standard rooms start around $259/night), the Prince Waikiki is also a great home base for newlyweds really hoping to explore Honolulu, Waikiki, and the rest of Oahu.


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SCP Hilo Hotel, Big Island

Home to 128 guest rooms and just steps from Hilo Bay, SCP Hilo Hotel is ideal for newlyweds looking to discover Hilo and travel around the rest of the Big Island.

While all rooms at the property feature peaceful amenities and locally crafted furnishings, honeymooners should splurge on the Premium Room, which has views of Hilo Bay and the property's koi pond, plus a king bed, and private balcony. Standard rates start around $179 per night.

In between trips to the Hilo Farmers Market and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, couples can enjoy lei making, yoga, live music, and unique activities like fresh fruit tastings.


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Kauai Beach Resort & Spa, Kauai

By booking a stay at Kauai Beach Resort & Spa, honeymoon couples will find an ideal alternative to the island's larger, more pricey resorts. Newlyweds will particularly enjoy the spacious grounds (more than 25 lush, tropical acres) four swimming pools (complete with cascading waterfalls and man-made lagoons), four restaurants, a fantastic salon and spa, and state-of-the-art fitness center.

We also love the resort's seclusion, as it's perfectly situated on a rural stretch of Kauai's eastern coast, offering picturesque views and peaceful environs.


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Maui Coast Hotel, Maui

This affordable hotel in sun-drenched Kihei is just steps from Kamaole Beach Park, one of Maui's most beautiful beaches thanks to its soft white sand, lovely blue waters, and incredible sunsets.

On property, couples can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and poolside bar, fitness center, and bicycles for exploring the region. Guest rooms are also spacious and feature private lanais.


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Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Oahu

Hoping to stay in the heart of Waikiki during your Hawaii honeymoon? Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is a terrific option for budget-minded newlyweds.

The property features beachfront accommodations, lots of dining options (including the marvelous Duke's Waikiki Restaurant), a full-service spa, outdoor swimming pool, and a wide variety of activities (from surf lessons on Waikiki Beach to Hawaiian woodcarving workshops).

The hotel's excellent location also means couples can easily walk to many great shopping spots and attractions like the Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium.


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The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Oahu

This affordable boutique spot -- centrally located in Waikiki on the island of Oahu -- offers 112 vintage-inspired bungalows and suites.

When it comes to top-notch amenities, the property has newlyweds covered. The Swim Club features an inviting pool with cabanas, fresh cocktails, and even movie night. For dining, don't miss Mahina & Sun's, which is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night.

The hotel also packs the calendar with one-of-a-kind experiences, from sunset yoga on the rooftop to singer-songwriter music sessions at the restaurant. Standard rates start around $187/night.


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Royal Kona Resort, Big Island

With its oceanfront location and long list of amenities, Royal Kona Resort on the Big Island has just about everything newlyweds are seeking in a Hawaii honeymoon.

Rooms are newly renovated and feature a nice mix of modern amenities and a casual beach vibe. Between strolls on the beach and relaxing poolside, couples can sign up for spa treatments, a game of tennis, yoga, or cultural activities like ukulele lessons.

For an unforgettable experience, don't miss the resort's extraordinary luau featuring a Hawaiian-style buffet, open bar, and traditional music and dancing.


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Kaimana Beach Hotel, Oahu

This hidden gem is located just south of Waikiki and near the iconic Diamond Head Crater.

The property has an ideal beachfront location, a refreshing laid-back island ambiance, an excellent oceanside restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and in-house experiences like stand up paddle boarding.

Rooms are on the smaller size but do feature private balconies, air-conditioning, and postcard-perfect views.

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