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Vacation rentals in Island of Hawai'i

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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Beautiful & Relaxing Kona Coast Resort;One 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.
$110 per night
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Guesthouse in Volcano
Volcano Places Laukapu Forest Cottage
Laukapu Forest Cottage (LFC) is a spacious studio, vacation-rental cottage, a handcrafted "Work of Heart". The very private entry porch is approached from the covered “Walkway of 1,000 Peaces". LFC was designed and built for one or two adult guests and not for any additional adults or children. Please scroll down to read about how Airbnb hosts are required to have State tax licenses and to collect the State taxes from guests, during their stays.
$170 per night
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Rental unit in Kailua-Kona
Hale Pama
This studio has a private entrance, fridge, microwave, private bathroom, and own parking. Conveniently located in lower Palisades, 5 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from Kona town, and 25 minutes from Waikoloa. Laundry available for stays of 5 days or more. We equip our Hale with light snacks, bottled water, and coffee. This studio is not suitable for small children, and is not suitable for a wheelchair due to bathroom size.
$90 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Studio condo with pool on the ocean.
$99 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Gorgeous Oceanfront Condo - AC & Free WIFI/Parking
$279 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Ocean view at Kona Islander Inn
$142 per night
Rental unit in Kailua-Kona
Charming and well situated studio
$120 per night
Condo in Kailua-Kona
Deluxe Penthouse Oceanfront Studio Condo w/ A/C.
$212 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
ABSOLUTELY OCEAN FRONT CONDO
$179 per night
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Rental unit in Kailua-Kona
1 BR ½ mile from Downtown, Pool, Hot Tub, BBQ
$249 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Blissful paradise with epic view- Hale Mahana
$200 per night
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Rental unit in Kailua-Kona
Oceanfront!!! Paradise in Kona! Best Location!!
$174 per night
Guesthouse in Pāhoa
Mariner Cottage/Sunrise Cottages Hawaii
$107 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Oceanfront Kailua-Kona Condo w/Pool & Beach Access
$145 per night
Serviced apartment in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Instaworthy Suite along the Kona Coast!
$160 per night
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Private vacation rentals in Island of Hawai'i

Rental unit in Kailua
Amazing Kona Sunset View - Sleeps 4
$110 per night
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Rental unit in Captain Cook
Quiet retreat in Captain Cook
$114 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite at Holua Resort (2)
$113 per night
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Cottage in Volcano
Sanctuary Cottage - Volcano Rainforest Retreat
$285 per night
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Home in Keaau
The Lilikoi Ohana - (No Cleaning Fee Or Deposits)
$78 per night
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Serviced apartment in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite on Hawaii's spectacular Kona Coast
$135 per night
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Guest suite in Kailua-Kona
Honu Ohana - walk to White Sands
$119 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Beautiful & Relaxing Holua Resort: 1 Bedroom
$139 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Deluxe 1BR Suite at Exclusive Kona Coast Resort
$165 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Ohana studio in paradise, close to Kona!
$89 per night
Condo in Waikoloa Village
2 Bedroom Suite at Paniolo Greens (8)
$111 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Kona Billfisher
$119 per night

Island of Hawai'i holiday vacation rentals

Private room in Kailua-Kona
Posh 1BR Suite at Exclusive Kona Coast Resort
$162 per night
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Private room in Kailua-Kona
Home on Palani-Close to Kailua Village.
$66 per night
Serviced apartment in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite at Picturesque Kona Coast Resort
$147 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Beautiful & Relaxing Kona Coast Resort / 1 Bedroom
$115 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite at Kona Resort (7)
$119 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite at Holua Resort
$105 per night
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Serviced apartment in Kailua-Kona
1 Bedroom Suite along the gorgeous Kona Coast!
$135 per night
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Condo in Kailua-Kona
Kona Ironman, across from ocean Free ac,wifi,park
$140 per night
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Rental unit in Kailua-Kona
Paradise At Alii Cove in Kona
$150 per night
Home in Keaau
Relaxing Zen Garden. A+ location!
$90 per night
Treehouse in Volcano
Glass House in the Heart of Big Island
$179 per night
Farm stay in Hawaii County
Hamakua Sunrise Coffee Farm Stay
$107 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.


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.