Site Inspection at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu

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Site Inspection at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu
Curator’s statement

In November of 2023, I did a site inspection while visiting the beautiful North Shore of Oahu! When I say this resort has it all, I mean it. Between the incredible excursions the resort offers, the property exuding Hawaiian culture, and the attention to detail, I cannot recommend this property enough.

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Turtle Bay Resort

A revamped North Shore favorite, with an emphasis on showcasing Hawaiian culture, cuisine and the beautiful coastal scenery.

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Turtle Bay is an excellent resort for families and couples! What makes this property so pliable for different groups of people traveling is the different room categories they offer and the communal spaces that can be categorized, too. What I mean by this is that the resort has three sections: the primary hotel side, the villas they offer for rental and the bungalows.

The hotel side of the property has very decent-sized rooms that encapsulate a beachy vibe to go along with stunning window views. They offer guest rooms and suites that can fit a pair of two travelers or a family of five; needless to say, they can accommodate different group sizes to fit your needs.

Villa rentals are great for multi-generational trips! Each villa is independently owned but managed by Turtle Bay, allowing you access to all the resort's amenities.

The Bungalows are my personal favorite. The beautiful bungalows offer a more secluded experience and, in my opinion, are very romantic. There is a pool that is reserved strictly for people who are staying in the bungalows, and not only this, it's also adult-only.

The common spaces at this resort are stunning as well. There are multiple pools: a pool specifically for kids, a pool specifically for adults, and a combined experience. The staff at this resort are so attentive to their clients and tiny details. It would be a great joy to send people to this resort; I know they would be in good hands.

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I recommend anyone that wants to stay on the North Shore of Oahu to stay at Turtle Bay! This resort offers so many wonderful features for families or those looking for a romantic getaway. Turtle Bay is the whole package!

This trip report is part of our ongoing series on travel to Oahu. In need of further inspiration? Check out Hannah Taylor’s guide, First Timer's Guide to Oahu.

Travel advisor Grace Parry posing in a swimsuit.

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