As the day comes to a close, indulge in delectable dishes while being mesmerised by the symphony of colour adorning the sky as the sun sets.
With its dramatic volcanic landscapes, breathtaking oceanic views and vibrant Polynesian culture, Hawaii has long been a dream destination for travellers seeking a slice of paradise. One of the Hawaiian Islands’ most alluring features is its magnificent sunset views, which paint the sky in hues of gold, orange and pink.
Hawaiian resorts boast an array of exceptional restaurants that have carefully positioned themselves to maximise the panoramic vistas of the setting sun. Make a booking at some of the best restaurants for sunset views in Hawaii and revel in the beauty of nature while delighting in the flavours of the islands.
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Sunset at Turtle Bay Resort
If you’re looking for enchanting Hawaiian sunsets, a bar that’s literally named after them is a sure winner. Situated on Oahu's iconic North Shore, Sunset at Turtle Bay Resort has an enchanting atmosphere that perfectly complements Hawaii's captivating sunsets.
With the sparkling ocean and lush tropical gardens as a backdrop, this open-air bar features carefully curated decor with rustic elements and elegant touches that enhance the laid-back atmosphere. The gentle sea breeze mingling with the melodies of live music creates a soothing symphony that enhances your experience. As the sun sinks below the horizon, casting a warm golden glow across the ocean, you’ll be treated to a feast for the senses.
The menu features a range of delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads and desserts that highlight the rich flavours of Hawaii's bountiful land and sea, while the extensive list of creative cocktails, wines and beers will tantalise your tastebuds. Exemplary customer service is at the heart of Sunset's dining experience, and this – along with the delectable food and drinks, breathtaking views and relaxed vibe – converges to create a truly magical moment as the sun bids its farewell to another remarkable day in Hawaii.
Hana Hou Bar at Montage Resort
Nestled within the breathtaking Montage Kapalua Bay, the poolside Hana Hou Bar offers an extraordinary dining experience that’s elevated by its spectacular sunset views. As the sun sets the sky alight with golden hues, you’ll be treated to an incredible vista and ambience that captures the essence of this Hawaiian paradise.
Hana Hou’s outdoor seating area provides an unobstructed view of the gorgeous tri-levelled Sunset Pool, the tropical gardens, the Pacific Ocean below, and of course, mesmerising sunsets. The tasteful and contemporary decor includes elements with tropical accents, complementing the natural beauty of the surroundings and oozing refined elegance.
The lunch menu is simple yet delicious, with sandwiches, wraps, burgers, salads and desserts harmonising local ingredients with global influences. The drinks menu is available all day and for Mai Tai lovers, you’ll find some of the best here. The bar’s exceptional customer service really sets it apart, with genuine warmth and attentiveness from the staff. If you’re a history buff, ask the staff about the hotel and island’s bygone days. Hana Hou Bar truly captures the essence of Hawaii's beauty and hospitality.
Longboard Club at ‘Alohilani
Indulge in a remarkable relaxation experience at the Longboard Club, located within the 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach. With an ‘Elevate Your Stay’ upgrade (select rooms apply), you’ll be able to luxuriate in the captivating sunset views from this exclusive dining area. The atmosphere at the Longboard Club is both relaxed and sophisticated, with stylish decor seamlessly blending in with the stunning natural surroundings and providing a seamless transition from the vibrant outdoors to the elegant indoors.
The Longboard Club boasts a breakfast and evening menu that showcases a symphony of flavours, expertly crafted to please even the most discerning palate. Delight in delectable continental breakfast creations, tantalising cheese and charcuterie boards, and other delicious fare. The selection of beers, wines and spirits will satisfy every taste. The attentive and knowledgeable staff will ensure that every aspect of your dining experience is flawless as the Hawaiian sun casts a warm glow over this beautiful resort.
Hula Grill Waikiki at Outrigger Waikiki
Embark on a true Hawaiian culinary adventure at Hula Grill Waikiki, nestled within the amazing Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. You’ll be enchanted by the magnificent sunset views that wash the sky in vibrant hues, creating an unforgettable backdrop to this slice of Hawaii.
The restaurant radiates a sense of relaxation, with a casual open-air design that allows the gentle ocean breeze to cool you down as you dine. The charming decor is adorned with traditional Hawaiian elements, creating an authentic and inviting space reminiscent of island culture and enhancing the tropical ambience.
Hula Grill’s menu offers a huge range of culinary delights that truly represent the flavours of the Hawaiian islands. Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the restaurant offers a delectable array of seafood, grilled meats and tropical-inspired dishes that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. As the sky transforms into a watercolour palette of pastel colours, you’ll be glad you chose to dine at Hula Grill.
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