Find the best place to stay — Kailua-Kona

Where to stay around Kailua-Kona?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,462 holiday lettings near Kailua-Kona. From 1,899 condos to 755 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kailua-Kona is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kailua-Kona?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kailua-Kona:

  • Kona Palisades: 75 holiday homes
  • Francolin Place: 102 holiday homes
  • Kohala Estates: 49 holiday homes
  • Sunset Ridge: 72 holiday homes
  • Opihihale: 46 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kailua-Kona?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kailua-Kona. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Big Island Country Club: 3,221 holiday lettings
  • Mauka Meadows Coffee Farm: 2,359 holiday lettings
  • Makalei Golf Club: 3,304 holiday lettings
  • Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area: 2,197 holiday lettings
  • Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation: 3,270 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kailua-Kona listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Kailua-Kona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,899 condos in Kailua-Kona. Our other popular types of Kailua-Kona holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 755 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 80 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kailua-Kona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,792 holiday homes with pool available in Kailua-Kona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa in Kailua Kona, Hawaii your home away from home

    Kailua Kona is on the west side of the Big Island, Hawaii. This volcanic island rises 13,796 feet (4205m) above sea level to the peak of Mauna Kea. It has the only active volcano on Hawaii and you can see the orange glow where the lava meets the ocean, giving off clouds of steam and an orange glow after dark. With beautiful landscapes and a tropical climate, Hawaii continues to be the perfect place for a self catering villa holiday in Kailua Kona.

    Things to do in Kailua Kona, Hawaii

    There are several coffee plantations on the Big Island and a tour is an interesting way to learn how coffee beans are grown, harvested, roasted and ground to make a perfect cup of coffee. Sample the Kona coffee before buying some locally roasted beans. Coffee also makes a great souvenir gift to take home for friends.

    The Big Island has many lush gardens and tropical plants which thrive in the warm, damp environment. Pua Mau Place Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are some of the most colourful places to visit from your villa in Kailua Kona.

    Kailua Kona is a great place for shopping, particularly as it is a cruise ship port. The Kona Inn Shopping Village, Ali’i Gardens Marketplace and Coconut Grove all offer great local shopping along with the Lanihau Center and the Kona Coast Shopping Centre.

    For a real taste of Hawaii, attend a beachside luau. Enjoy an evening of local dancing, singing with drummers and skillful fire knife dancers. Don’t forget to wear a colourful lei, which is the traditional garland of flowers worn around the neck in Hawaii

    Places to visit near Kailua Kona, Hawaii

    Volcanoes National Park - This National Park is well worth a visit with a dramatic landscape and the active volcanoes of Kilauea and Mauana Loa. See the Thurston lava tube and the Observatory there.

    Hulihe’e Palace - This Royal Palace dates back to the 1800s and is preserved and run by the Daughters of Hawaii. It now houses an interesting museum and preserves the legacy of Hawaiian history and culture.

    Weather in Kailua Kona, Hawaii

    The weather is constantly warm and sunny in Hawaii whatever the season, which is why it makes such an great vacation destination. Temperatures will average between 26-29°C (79-83°F) with rain showers occasionally at any time of year. The western side of the islands are generally warmer and dryer than the windward sides on the east.

    Flights to Kailua Kona, Hawaii

    Flights to Hawaii’s Big Island arrive daily into Kona International airport from the UK, which is just 7km from your self catering apartment in Kailua Kona.

    Attractions in and around Kailua-Kona

    Looking for places to see while you're in Kailua-Kona? Local attractions include Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation, Kona Community Aquatic Center and Kona Le'a Plantation. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Hulihee Palace and Captain Cook Monument. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Manini'owali Beach and Makalawena Beach or experience the natural beauty of Queen's Bath and Kua Bay. You can take a shopping trip to Kings Shops and Keauhou Shopping Center. Fun activities in the city include Big Island Country Club, Makalei Golf Club and Honokohau Marina. Also consider a visit to the region's top places to see such as Hapuna Beach State Park and Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site.