Waikiki condos, apartments & real estate
Most of the condos in Waikiki were built in the 1960's and 1970's. Many of them were built at a time when many Canadians were coming to Hawaii to purchase vacation homes. Two well-known condos from that era and the famous Ilikai and Foster Tower. As the neighborhood has become more and more dense, there is less opportunity for new buildings. Not many condominiums in Waikiki have been built since 1980. Some notable from the 1980's are Waikiki Beach Tower and Liliuokalani Gardens. The Waikiki Landmark was the only building to be built in the 1990's in Waikiki. Since 2000, Waikiki has seen several exciting developments including the Watermark, the Allure, Lanikea condo, and Trump Waikiki. For the future, the Ritz-Carlton East and West Towers are the newest developments. There are other future developments in the works too.
Living in Waikiki
Waikiki is one of the most well-known destinations in Hawaii. Tourists flock here to enjoy the beach, shopping, and restaurants. While there are many hotels in the is neighborhood, there are long term residents too. People enjoy the climate and how walkable Waikiki is and therefore want to call it home. Waikiki is clearly defined with the ocean and the Ala Wai canal. This dense area has many shops and restaurants. No matter where you are in Waikiki, you are no more than a few blocks from the beach.
People love to live. Many say it makes them feel as if they are on vacation every day. From most anywhere it is no more than a few blocks to the beach. There is a fun nightlife in Waikiki. The hotels that line the beach have entertainment and offer drinks while watching the sunset.
There are a lot of studio and 1 bedrooms units here. Two-bedrooms units are less common. Three-bedroom units are rare. Parking can be a challenge in some buildings. There are many different types to choose from. There are some specifically for long term residents and others that are can be rented nightly just like a hotel.