Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Papaaloa

Enjoy the culture and other features of Papaaloa. This city has something for everyone. Akaka Falls and Pacific Tsunami Museum 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.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Papaaloa

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Papaaloa is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Akaka Falls (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Umauma Falls (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • World Botanical Gardens (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hakalau Beach Park (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Kalopa State Recreation Area (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Papaaloa

The nearest airport is in Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is 30.2 mi (48.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Pāpa‘aloa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 58 holiday lettings near Pāpa‘aloa. From 34 Houses to 8 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pāpa‘aloa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pāpa‘aloa?

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

  • Kaumana Springs Wilderness: 539 holiday lettings
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden: 419 holiday lettings
  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens: 533 holiday lettings
  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo: 535 holiday lettings
  • Lincoln Park: 533 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pāpa‘aloa 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 Pāpa‘aloa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Pāpa‘aloa. Our other popular types of Pāpa‘aloa holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pāpa‘aloa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Pāpa‘aloa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.