(39 Reviews)
100% Recommended

April Defterios

Little Elm, TX
Caribbean, Mexico & Hawaii Travel Specialist

Welcome Future Travelers.

Have pictures of palm trees and white sandy beaches been dancing in your head? 

Do you wonder how your sun kissed skin will look on a backdrop of turquoise blue water? 

Are you imagining yourself drap...
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Oahu Hawaii Travel Specialist

Surfing in front of Diamond Head Crater
Surfing in front of Diamond Head Crater

Hawaii one of the top vacation destinations in the world with Oahu being the most visited of the Hawaiian Islands.


A staggering 5.9 million tourists visited Oahu in 2019.  I used the 2019 year due to a little thing known as Covid-19 skewing tourist numbers for 2020.


Oahu, also known as “The Gathering Place” is the 3rd largest of the 4 top Hawaiian Islands but has the majority of the population. Oahu is also the capital of the state of Hawaii while Honolulu is the capital of Oahu.  It’s the capital within a capital. I don’t think there has ever been another time to utilize that saying.


The greater part of tourists chose to stay on the South side of Honolulu in Waikiki. Kalakaua Avenue is the main strip and where most of the action is in regards to shops and eateries.  With the majority of Oahu’s hotels, restaurants, shopping and nightlife on Waikiki, there will never be a dull moment. Well, unless you want there to be.


Let’s get to the beaches, shall we.


Waikiki is a stretch of beach that is broken up into 7 different beaches.  Some people actually say Waikiki is broken up into 8 or even 9 separate beaches but some I don’t consider a beach because there is barely sand to relax on.  For that reason, I have decided on 7 which are listed below.



  • Kahanamoku Beach

  • Fort DeRussy Beach

  • Royal Moana Beach

  • Prince Kuhio Beach

  • Kapiolani Beach

  • San Souci Beach

  • Outrigger Canoe Club Beach 


On Oahu’s North Shore the top 5 beaches are…



  • Laniakea or Turtle Beach

  • Sharks Cove

  • Waimea Bay

  • Pipeline Beach

  • Sunset Beach


If you get tired of trying for that perfect tan, there really is so much more to do on Oahu. Hike up the famous Diamond Head Crater, make your way to the North Shore to Laniakea Beach to catch a glimpse of a Sea Turtle, make sure to pay your respects to our fallen heros at Pearl Harbor and don’t forget to book a Luau.


I look forward to helping plan your Oahu, Hawaii Vacation.

My Reviews

15 of 15 people found this review helpful
Best Vacation Ever!
I had never used a travel agent before but my cousin had told me to give April a call. I can not believe the difference this vacation was from my previous vacation where I did everything on my own. She was amazing with all her knowledge in regards to Covid restrictions and all the great places to stay.
I just got back from Mexico for 1 week and felt like I had been there before from all that she had described. I didn't get lost at all in the airport or 5th Avenue in Playa Del Carmen.
She is just fantastic. Planning on booking another vacation soon!
By  Terry O.  from  Plano, TX
Traveled to  Mexicali ~ Mexico ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

April Defterios responded:
Yeah! I love to hear that my work and effort investigating destinations goes to really help someone else have a better vacation. I look forward to planning your next one.

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17 of 19 people found this review helpful
Quick Mexico Getaway
My friends and I wanted a quick girl’s vacation to Mexico and April set everything up for us. She even booked us catamaran to Playa Mujerez, which was so much fun. There were 10 of us, all together and everything went smoothly. She was so patient and knowledgeable.

Now our husbands are planning their Guy Getaway for July. It is so funny how excited our husbands are getting about their upcoming trip.

I can’t explain how much easier it was using April as our travel agent.
5 STARS hands down!!!

I will always use April and I know all of the girls will!
By  Kari G.  from  Dallas, TX
Traveled to  Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

April Defterios responded:
That Playa Mujeres catamaran was worth it, right? I am so glad you girls had fun. Can't wait to see some pictures :)

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16 of 17 people found this review helpful
Awesome Destination Wedding
My new husband and I just got back from our Destination Wedding in Mexico. Holy cow, it was perfect. Poor April held my hand all the way. I am so glad we had her take care of everything. April was so understanding and she even told me she had a Destination Wedding in Mexico herself. She put me at ease just knowing she knew what I was feeling.

The Wedding was simply amazing! Everyone made it there with the exception of my elderly grandparents, because of Covid but we got the resort video option so they will get to see it.

If you are thinking about a Destination Wedding, April is the BEST!
By  Sarah J.  from  Frisco, TX
Traveled to  Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

April Defterios responded:
I am so happy that everything went off without a hitch. I know how it feels.

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16 of 18 people found this review helpful
Can't Wait to Go Back!
I used a travel agent years ago and just never thought to do it again but my friend referred me to April and using her compared to the person I used years back is night and day. She obviously loves what she does because it shows in how she worked with us. Always happy to answer my questions oh and, she is so knowledgeable about everything. I really can't wait to book our next vacation.
By  Valerie O.  from  Gainsville, TX
Traveled to  Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

April Defterios responded:
Thank you and I do, absolutely love what I do. I am it shows.

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16 of 18 people found this review helpful
Loved, Loved, Loved Hawaii
April has been our Travel Agent for many years and always find us amazing destinations as well as excursions that fit what we want to do.
She recently sent us to Hawaii and kept us up to date with the Covid restrictions.
Her in depth knowledge helped us so much.
Thank You April
By  Matt D.  from  Dallas, TX
Traveled to  Oahu Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

April Defterios responded:
Thank you. I am glad you and you wife loved Hawaii.

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Destination Expert:

  • Oahu Island
  • Hawaii
  • Maui Island
  • Kauai Island
  • Hawaii Island

Travel Specialist:

  • Beach Vacations
  • Honeymoons
  • Couples & Romance
  • Family Vacations
  • Adventure

Certifications/Awards:

  • Customer Excellence Award
  • Platinum Travel Award

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