Where to stay around Keaau?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 420 holiday lettings near Keaau. From 258 houses to 28 condos, 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: 82 holiday homes
  • Ohia Estates: 49 holiday homes
  • Puna Palisades: 48 holiday homes
  • Royal Hawaiian Estates: 35 holiday homes
  • Kehena Beach Estates: 32 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: 485 holiday lettings
  • Kaumana Springs Wilderness: 454 holiday lettings
  • Bayfront Park: 450 holiday lettings
  • Honoli'i Beach Park: 442 holiday lettings
  • SPACE Seaview Performing Arts Center: 438 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 258 houses in Keaau. Our other popular types of Keaau holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 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 106 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.

    Sightseeing in and around Keaau

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like snorkelling and whale watching. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Keaau a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
    • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory (4 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Hilo Municipal Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Naniloa Country Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (15 mi / 24.2 km)
    • Onomea Tea Company Estate (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)

    Exploring the volcano viewpoints and other natural features in Keaau

    Island views, beautiful parks and beautiful waterfalls are a few of the stunning natural features that Keaau boasts. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Keaau is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hawaiian Paradise Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Kilauea Caverns of Fire (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • University of Hawaii at Hilo Botanical Gardens (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Carlsmith Beach Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
    • Mohouli Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Richardson's Ocean Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)