Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Kona Coast

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kona Coast. Travelers appreciate the snorkeling in this scenic city. Hulihee Palace and Hapuna Beach State Park are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kona Coast

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation 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 center:

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Kona Coast

Travelers speak highly of Kona Coast for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 87°F.

Natural features

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 vacation in Kona Coast. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation to and around Kona Coast

The nearest airport is in Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is 21.8 mi (35.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Kona Coast?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,774 vacation rentals near Kona Coast. From 962 Houses to 2,010 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kona Coast for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Big Island: 4,654 vacation rentals
  • Kailua Kona: 3,524 vacation rentals
  • Hilo: 639 vacation rentals
  • Waikoloa: 1,449 vacation rentals
  • Kona Alii: 23 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kona Coast! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kona Coast?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kona Coast:

  • Kailua Kona: 3,524 rentals
  • Hilo: 639 rentals
  • Waikoloa: 1,449 rentals
  • Waikoloa Village: 1,431 rentals
  • Puako: 1,422 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Kona Coast?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Kona Coast are:

  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA): 3,058 vacation rentals
  • Waimea Kohala Airport (MUE): 1,427 vacation rentals
  • Upolu Airport (UPP): 232 vacation rentals

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

Explore destinations around Kona Coast

Kailua Kona
3,524 vacation rentals
Hilo
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Waikoloa
1,449 vacation rentals
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1,431 vacation rentals
Puako
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Waimea
442 vacation rentals
Captain Cook
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239 vacation rentals
Kamuela
434 vacation rentals
Hawi
241 vacation rentals
Kawaihae
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Keauhou
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Milolii
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Kapaau
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Naalehu
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