Ilikai Marina Condos in Waikiki, HI
Sitting at 1765 Ala Moana Boulevard, the Ilikai Marina Condos are a marina-fronting complex with gorgeous views of the harbor and the Pacific Ocean. Ilikai Marina currently houses 261 units over 18 floors and offers studio and 1-bedroom floor layouts for prospective guests. Though this area might seem secluded and away from the main portion of Waikiki, Ilikai Marina is located along Ala Moana Boulevard, which connects it to Midtown Ala Moana in just 1 minute as well as Kalakaua Avenue, which hosts the main shopping and dining strip of Waikiki.
Ilikai Marina is also one of the few Waikiki condos that allows owners to operate legal Honolulu vacation rentals.
Ilikai Marina is located near Fort DeRussy Beach Park, a popular spot for outdoor exercising such as jogging or doing yoga in the open grassy fields, picnicking, and hanging out with friends and family. Just a bit further is the beach portion of the park, which is a long and wide beach with plenty of space for lounging under an umbrella or cooling off in the water.
A 1- to 2-minute drive up Ala Moana Boulevard will take you to the Ala Moana Shopping Center, the largest open-air shopping center in the world. This center hosts hundreds of designer stores, small boutiques, large chain stores, drugstores, restaurants, and even year-round live performances. The ease of access to this center means residents of Ilikai Apartments can always count on something to do in the Ala Moana Center- Plus, for your grocery shopping needs, Foodland Farms is located within the Ala Moana Center, and Target and Walmart are located just a couple blocks up further. Just across the street from the Ala Moana Center is Ala Moana Beach Park, which is also a very popular and large park for outdoor exercise, gathering with friends and family, and enjoying the Hawaiian sun.
Given that this condotel is located in Waikiki, those staying at Ilikai Marina can also access central Waikiki (such as the large shopping strip Kalakaua Avenue and Waikiki Beach) simply by driving East on Ala Moana Boulevard and crossing onto Kalakaua Avenue. This will take you all the way through the main portion of the city, and even as far as the Honolulu Zoo and Kapi'olani Regional Park.
Unfortunately, Ilikai Marina does not offer nearly as many amenities as other residential spots in the area. In fact, the only on-site amenities are a security guard and an on-site resident manager. However, Ilikai Marina's proximity to downtown Ala Moana and downtown Waikiki means guests have so many places to visit and activities to try, and this makes up for the Ilikai Marina's lack of on-site amenities.
The residences themselves are all studio and 1-bedroom configurations, with the studio units measuring 455 square feet and the 1-bedroom units measuring between 651 and 742 square feet. As previously mentioned, some of the residences at the Ilikai Marina also have incredible views of the marina and the Pacific Ocean, while others have nice views of the surrounding cityscape and the Ko'olau Mountains in the distance. Lower residences on the mauka side, however, are at greater risk of mainly viewing the neighboring parking structure.