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Vacation rentals in Island of Hawai'i

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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Banyans retreat

Beautiful oceanfront complex sitting on the famous surf spot “banyans” Just minutes away from the center of town and airport. Private suite has a king size bed, full bath and a kitchenette(microwave, small fridge, coffee pot) Parking is included and access to the oceanfront swimming pool, hot tub and sunbathing beach.

$119 per night
  1. Farm stay
  2. Hawaii County
Hamakua Sunrise Coffee Farm Stay

Experience life on a Hawaiian Homestead. Watch the sun rise on the ocean and shooting stars at night. A spacious private studio on a 10 acre farm with uninterrupted ocean views and a deck for whale watching. Private attached bathroom and kitchen. Private entrance. Pick fruits when in season, pet animals, explore the farm or get adventurous & explore many local waterfalls & swimming holes. Walk 5 min to Papaaloa Store and Cafe for food, drinks n live music. 30 min from Hilo airport.

$81 per night
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  1. Entire condo
  2. Kailua-Kona
Beautiful & Relaxing Kona Coast Resort--1 Bedroom

Sitting on 21-acres of lush, tropical gardens amidst the panoramic backdrop of Hawaii's Kona Coast, the Kona Coast Resort provides a relaxing resort atmosphere with lots of onsite and nearby amenities including numerous pools and spas, tennis courts, sand volleyball court and onsite restaurant/bar. Adjacent to the resort is a championship 18 hole golf course, and the Keahou shopping center across the street. The one bedroom suite provides 1,400 sq ft. of living space and a full kitchen.

$145 per night

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Private vacation rentals in Island of Hawai'i

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  1. Treehouse
  2. Volcano
Peaceful Rainforest Treehouse Retreat
$130 per night
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  1. Entire serviced apartment
  2. Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Cheerful Suite along the Kona Coast
$126 per night
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  1. Entire condo
  2. Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite at Holua Resort
$107 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Kailua-Kona
Charming Cottage
$86 per night
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  1. Entire condo
  2. Kailua-Kona
ABSOLUTELY OCEAN FRONT CONDO
$162 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Pāhoa
Lava Lookout - Pele
$47 per night
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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Kailua-Kona
Cozy, Private Studio with an Incredible View!
$83 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Captain Cook
Quiet retreat in Captain Cook
$110 per night
  1. Entire condo
  2. Kailua-Kona
Studio condo with pool on the ocean.
$99 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Volcano
Kūono at Volcano
$450 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Volcano
Sanctuary Cottage - Volcano Rainforest Retreat
$285 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Volcano
Volcano Places Laukapu Forest Cottage
$170 per night

Home rentals in Island of Hawai'i

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  1. Private room
  2. Volcano
Kīlauea Kiki
$92 per night
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  1. Entire home
  2. Keaau
The Lilikoi Ohana (NO CLEANING FEE OR DEPOSITS)
$94 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Hale Aloha
$91 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Hawaiian Gem Queens Room
$79 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
A lil piece of paradise
$85 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Chandy's "Elua" Just 2 miles from the Kona Airport
$85 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Hualalai Mountain Hale-Close to airport
$89 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Suzy's place - Private Room#2
$59 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Satori Suite (The Bamboo House)
$188 per night
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  1. Entire home
  2. Kailua-Kona
Dolphin House - Hawaii
$698 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Keaau
Sunrise Oasis II
$34 per night
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  1. Entire home
  2. Kailua-Kona
ARTIST'S HOME: Beautiful View of Paradise in Kona
$105 per night

Weekly home rentals in Island of Hawai'i

  1. Private room
  2. Keaau
Private bed + living room near Hilo and Volcano
$50 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Palm Room (The Koi House)
$145 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Kona Town Oasis
$123 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Hazel's place, "elua" #2
$90 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Keaau
Keaau Big House With A View (A)
$51 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
West Hawaii Room (tax included)
$44 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Keaau
Sunrise Oasis III
$32 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Hawaiian Gem Queen Upstairs
$70 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Keaau
Keaau House With A View (C) Master Bedroom
$55 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Koa Room (The Koi House)
$145 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Kailua-Kona
Chandy's "Ekahi". Just 2 miles from Kona Airport!
$85 per night
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  1. Entire home
  2. Pāhoa
Under The Milky Way: 24 acre farm.
$115 per night

Your guide to Island of Hawai'i

All About Island of Hawai'i

Affectionately known as “The Big Island,” the island of Hawai’i is the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, boasting dramatic contrasts in terrain and climate, from the tropical humidity of Puna’s coastal jungles, to the snow-capped peaks of Mauna Kea and the consistent, warm sunshine on the beautiful Kona coast. There’s no wonder why the Big Island draws outdoor enthusiasts. Around the small bayside town of Hilo, you’ll find cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, and lovely gardens, while the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is home to two volcanoes — including the spectacular Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

The Big Island is also famous for its beautifully diverse beaches, whose sands range in color from snow to ebony. Onekahakaha Beach Park boasts lively tide pools and inlets, offering some of the safest swimming on the Island. The waters off the palm-tree-lined Waialea Beach are home to an abundance of tropical fish in the water, which make it a great snorkeling spot. As much as the island has to offer in natural wonders, there are a fair share of cities worth visiting here as well. Kailua-Kona, or simply Kona, is home to restaurants serving up Hawaiian specialties, shops where you’ll find clothing and handcrafted gifts, and a pier from which you can admire the sunset.


How do I get around Island of Hawai'i?

The Big Island’s main airport is Kona International Airport (KOA). If you’re flying in from some of the other Hawaiian Islands, you may arrive at Hilo International Airport (ITO), which is on the eastern side of the island. From either airport, there are many taxis and private shuttle services available to take you to your accommodation, as well as bus services to select locations. You may want to think about renting a vehicle at the airport, however. As its name implies, the island is big, and its towns and beaches are quite spread out; having a car will offer the flexibility to explore at your own leisure. There are also mopeds and bicycles available to rent in all the major towns on the island.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Island of Hawai'i?

Hawaii has two seasons, the wet season from November to March and the dry season from April to October. The Big Island is known for year-round tropical temperatures, but depending on where you are staying, the climate can vary dramatically. Puna experiences warm humidity and rain, while it’s much cooler at Mauna Kea, Waimea, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Due to protection from the wind, Kona enjoys mostly dry and warm days; however, it’s a good idea to prepare for rain at any time.

In April, the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival honors the traditions and arts of Hawaii. This week-long festival in Hilo is headlined by a world-renowned dance competition, an arts fair, and grand parade. The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival in November celebrates the harvest at coffee farms in the region, with music and dance, cultural experiences, and of course, lots of coffee to try. Whenever you decide to visit, you’ll find a great range of vacation rentals and homes for your stay on the Big Island.


What are the top things to do in Island of Hawai'i?

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, embark on the Kilauea Iki Trail, a four-mile loop that takes you into a former lava lake that erupted with rivers of lava in 1959. Or head to the Jaggar Museum, where you’ll learn all about volcanoes and enjoy views of the Halemaumau Crater. The park is also home to an 11-mile scenic road, Crater Rim Drive, that takes in many scenic views, including a look at the active volcano Kilauea.

Punalu’u Beach

Punalu’u Beach, on the east side of the island’s southern tip, is not your average beach. The black sand here, made of basalt, was formed from years of hot lava flowing into the ocean and exploding into tiny fragments before washing ashore. The warm waters at Punalu’u Beach are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Hawaii’s famous green sea turtles are often found sunbathing on the warm sands here. And while admiring these creatures is fine, do not get too close.

Hilo

On the opposite side of the island from Kona is Hilo, another city where many visitors set up camp for exploring the island’s volcanoes and beaches. Hilo is on the wet, lush half of the island, and the city is bordered by rainforest. In town, you’ll find cultural sites like the Lyman Museum and Mission House, where you can learn about Hawaiian history, as well as seven farmers’ markets where you can pick up local produce and goods. Just outside of town, inside Akaka Falls State Park, is Hawaii’s biggest waterfall, the 440-foot Kahuna Falls.