The Best Poolside and Oceanside Bars in Hawaii for a Memorable Honeymoon Experience

Posted by Adam Warner


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From the iconic shores of Waikiki Beach to the scenic Kona Coast of the Big Island, newlyweds visiting Hawaii will find a variety of hotels, resorts, and restaurants that feature incredible poolside and oceanside bars.

Read on to learn about several of our favorite spots for a honeymoon -- all of which manage to provide a one-of-a-kind atmosphere, jaw-dropping vistas, and excellent food and drink offerings.

Be sure to add your favorites to your honeymoon registry to ensure you'll be treated to an extraordinary experience while in Hawaii.


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Poolside Bar, Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

This spectacular resort boasts a beautiful adults-only infinity pool with swim-up bar, offering couples excellent panoramic views of Wailea Beach, the island of Lanai, and even the West Maui mountains. With all-day food options, top-notch cocktails, and extraordinary views, we won't blame you if you never want to leave.

Sunset at Turtle Bay, Turtle Bay Resort

Between the epic sunsets, ocean views, glistening pools, and swaying palm trees, this is one of the top spots on Oahu for a perfectly crafted cocktail and tasty food. Couples can also enjoy nightly live music while soaking in the ambiance -- best, of course, while sipping a Polynesian Paloma or Turtle Bay Mai Tai.


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Lava Lava Beach Club, Kauai

Located right on the beach at the boutique hotel Kauai Shores, Lava Lava Beach Club stands out with its tremendous views and open-air ambiance and ability for couples to enjoy food and drinks with their toes in the sand. The Huggo's Mai Tai is a must for newlyweds, which uses a secret recipe that goes back to 1969.

Grotto Bar, Grand Wailea Maui

This unique bar is set amidst waterfalls and located inside the caves of the Grand Wailea's incredible outdoor pool. Newlyweds can swim right up to the bar and enjoy snacks and specialty cocktails in a relaxing, tropical atmosphere.

Edge of Waikiki, Sheraton Waikiki Beach Resort

Expect amazing views of Diamond Head Crater and Waikiki Beach at Edge of Waikiki, which overlooks a gorgeous infinity-edge pool. On top of a full menu of delicious island-inspired cuisine, the bar serves up an excellent roster of tropical drinks.


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Beach Tree Bar & Lounge, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Only a few steps from the beach and Pacific Ocean, Beach Tree's casual vibe and spectacular setting add up to the perfect spot for relaxing and savoring your honeymoon. The menu features plenty of tasty snacks plus expertly crafted cocktails, local beer, and wine. Be sure to time your visit around the day's sunset for a most memorable Big Island honeymoon experience.

House Without a Key, Halekulani

For first time visitors to Hawaii, a trip to Halekulani's House Without a Key for sunset cocktails is one of our absolute "must-do" Oahu experiences.

Snag a table under the giant kiawe tree, order a pair of signature Mai Tais, and enjoy traditional Hawaiian music and dancing just as the sun dips below the horizon. You'll also have a front row vantage point of Honolulu's famous Waikiki Beach. It's incredibly romantic and overall one of Hawaii's can't-miss honeymoon experiences.

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