Where to stay around Kona Coast?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,736 holiday lettings near Kona Coast. From 1,930 condos to 926 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 Kona Coast is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kona Coast?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kona Coast. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Island of Hawaiʻi: 4,585 holiday homes
  • Kailua-Kona: 3,492 holiday homes
  • Waikoloa Beach Resort: 519 holiday homes
  • Hawi: 238 holiday homes
  • Palm Villas: 22 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kona Coast! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kona Coast?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kona Coast with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Kailua-Kona: 3,492 holiday lettings
  • Hawi: 238 holiday lettings
  • Waikoloa Village: 1,401 holiday lettings
  • Volcano: 222 holiday lettings
  • Captain Cook: 2,051 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kona Coast?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kona Coast are:

  • Upolu Airport (UPP): 229 self catering accommodations
  • Waimea Kohala Airport (MUE): 1,408 self catering accommodations
  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA): 3,024 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Kona Coast?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kona Coast. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mauna Lani Resort Golf Course: 1,543 holiday rentals
  • Kahalu'u Beach Park: 2,281 holiday rentals
  • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center: 1,478 holiday rentals
  • Ahu'ena Heiau: 2,242 holiday rentals
  • Hiilawe Waterfall: 507 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kona Coast listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental on the Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii your home away from home

Big Island is, as its name suggests, the largest of the Hawaiian islands. Although it covers more than 4028 square miles it has just over 200,000 residents, but many tourists visit this tropical paradise every year. The island rises steeply to its peak of Mauna Kea, 13,796 feet (4205m) above sea level. It is best known for its volcanoes, tropical gardens, waterfalls and beautiful climate.

Things to Do on the Kona Coast, Big Island


Kona's Country Club offers 36 holes of golf amidst gorgeous scenery close to your holiday villa on Hawaii's Kona coast. Altogether there are 20 magnificent golf courses on Big Island with stunning views from each fairway.

Outdoor Activities

Most visitors come to Big Island, Hawaii for the superb beaches and activities. Boating, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, parasailing and whale watching are just some of the activities offered on the Kona Coast.


Big Island has some excellent shopping especially at the Keauhou Shopping Center. Kona Village is just minutes away from your Kona Coast holiday apartment which has plenty of shops, restaurants and Hawaiian arts and crafts.

Places to Visit Near the Kona Coast, Big Island Holualoa Kona Coffee Plantation

Situated on the gentle hill slopes above the Kona Coast is the prized Kona coffee belt. Tour the plantations to see the beans ripening on the small trees. Follow the coffee roasting process and learn what makes great tasting coffee, then buy some fresh coffee beans to take home. They make great gifts and souvenirs of a memorable Hawaiian vacation.

Hulihe'e Palace

Hulihe'e Palace is a former royal palace built in the 1800s in Kailua Kona. It is now run as a museum by the Daughters of Hawaii who preserve the palace, its furnishings and the cultural legacy of Big Island's history.

Volcanoes National Park

A visit to the Volcanoes National Park is a remarkable experience. See the dramatic volcanic landscapes formed by the active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. See the Thurston lava tube and the Observatory at this impressive national park. After dark the hot lava creates an orange glow which can be seen for miles.

Weather at the Kona Coast, Big Island

The weather at your Kona coast holiday villa on Big Island is warm and sunny almost all year round. Daily highs range from 81°F in January to 87°F in August. The area has several inches of rainfall each month which falls as short but heavy tropical showers.

Travel to the Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii

Reaching your holiday villa on the Kona Coast is easy with a flight to Honolulu International (HNL) Airport. Connections to the local Big Island Airport at Keahole-Kona (KOA) can be arranged, followed by a short transfer to the nearby Kona Coast by hire car, taxi or shuttle. Some international flights also fly direct to the Keahole-Kona Airport from Los Angeles.

Activities and attractions in and around Kona Coast

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like snorkelling and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kona Coast has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Makalei Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Big Island Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Mauka Meadows Coffee Farm (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • UCC Hawaii Kona Coffee Estate (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kona Coast

Travellers speak highly of Kona Coast for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kona Coast

Kona Coast is famous for its island views, volcano viewpoints and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kona Coast. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (24.4 mi / 39.2 km)
  • Hapuna Beach State Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Queen's Bath (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Hualālai (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Manini'owali Beach (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)