Destination guide

Travel to charming Puako

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Puako. This romantic and scenic city entices travellers with its snorkelling and boating. Hapuna Beach State Park and Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Puako

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Puako a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great 4-D Movie Ride (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Waikola Village Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Waikoloa Kings Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Waikoloa Beach Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Seaside Putting Course (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Puako

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Puako is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hapuna Beach State Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Waialea Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Mauna Kea Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Spencer Beach Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Anaehoomalu Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Puako

The nearest airport is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), located 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Puako?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,420 holiday lettings near Puako. From 345 Houses to 27 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Puako for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Puako?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 345 Houses in Puako. Our other popular types of Puako holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 167 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 667 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Puako?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,154 holiday homes with pool available in Puako. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.