Find the best place to stay — Keaau

Where to stay around Keaau?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 419 holiday lettings near Keaau. From 264 houses to 29 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Keaau for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Keaau?

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 Keaau:

  • Volcano Village: 84 holiday homes
  • Ohia Estates: 50 holiday homes
  • Puna Palisades: 44 holiday homes
  • Royal Hawaiian Estates: 35 holiday homes
  • Kehena Beach Estates: 30 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 Keaau?

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

  • 2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass: 479 holiday lettings
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: 236 holiday lettings
  • Kaumana Springs Wilderness: 464 holiday lettings
  • Bayfront Park: 459 holiday lettings
  • Honoli'i Beach Park: 451 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Keaau 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 houses in Keaau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 264 houses in Keaau. Our other popular types of Keaau holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 22 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 Keaau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in Keaau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Kea’au, Hawaii your home away from home

    Kea’au is in the district in Puna in the southeast of Big Island. Located close to the town Hilo, your holiday home in Kea’au is within easy reach of the Volcanoes National Park and the lava flows, lava tubes and red sparks of the Kilauea Volcano which light up the night sky. Nearby are the extraordinary black sand beaches. The Waiakea Forest Reserve is also close by, offering great hikes in the lush rainforest or take a tour of one of the many coffee farms in the area.

    Things to do in Kea’au, Hawaii


    Big Island, Hawaii has some remarkable beaches which are great for sunbathing and watersports. Checkout the volcanic black sand beaches on the east coast or head for the strange Green Sand Beach at Papakolea, although it is quite a hike from the car park.

    Helicopter Tour

    The best way to see Big Island, Hawaii is from the air. A thrilling helicopter tour will allow you to see some amazing sights as you fly over Big Island’s rainforest, waterfalls and lava flows. See the tropical valleys of the Kohala Mountains and the impressive Kilauea volcano, the only active volcano in the United States. Shopping

    Big Island has many arts and crafts stalls selling handmade goods including wood carvings and beautiful handmade quilts. The Waimea Craft Mall is a great place to see some high-quality souvenirs, or head for the more modern King’s Shops in Waikoloa.

    Places to visit near Kea’au, Hawaii Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

    This 12-acre zoo is the only tropical rainforest zoo in the United States. Enjoy the 80 species of animals set in grounds which are filled with bamboo, orchids, palms and tropical flowering shrubs. Best of all, admission is free!

    Volcanoes National Park

    The Volcanoes National Park is a must-see sight for all visitors to Big Island and it is conveniently close to your Kea’au holiday home rental. See the active volcanoes Kilauea and Mauna Loa, the Thurston lava tube and the Observatory.

    Hulihe’e Palace

    This former royal palace in Kailua-Kona was built in the1800s. It is now a museum run by the Daughters of Hawaii who are dedicated to preserving the Palace and the fascinating cultural legacy of Hawaiian history.

    Weather in Kea’au, Hawaii

    Kea’au, Puna is well known for its year-round tropical climate. Temperatures range between 79-84°F (26-29°C) all year round although Kea’au does have a several inches of rain each month due to its elevation, which falls as short heavy showers.

    Travel to Kea’au, Hawaii

    The nearest airport to your holiday home in Kea’au is Big Island’s Hilo airport which receives only inter-island flights. It is 20 miles away. Honolulu International airport is on the nearby island of Honolulu so a connecting flight to Big Island would be needed.

    The main airport on Big Island is Kona International airport which is on the west side of the island and serves inter-island and international flights.   It is approximately 104 miles from Kea’au, Puna.

    Attractions in and around Keaau

    First time in Keaau and looking for places to see? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Panaewa Rainforest Zoo, Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory and Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Imiloa Astronomy Center, Lyman Museum or Pacific Tsunami Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Richardson's Ocean Park and Onekahakaha Beach Park, and green spaces such as Hawaiian Paradise Park and Kilauea Caverns of Fire. Activities around the area include Hilo Municipal Golf Course, Port of Hilo and Naniloa Country Club. Stop by Prince Kuhio Plaza, University of Hawaii at Hilo Botanical Gardens and University of Hawaii at Hilo while in the area. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center, Hilo Shopping Center or Joint Astronomy Centre?