Destination guide

The tranquil city of Kamuela awaits you

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Kamuela. This relaxing city allures visitors with its snorkeling and baseball games. Take in top local attractions like Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site and Hapuna Beach State Park. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Kamuela

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kamuela a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waikola Village Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Great 4-D Movie Ride (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Waikoloa Kings Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Waikoloa Beach Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Seaside Putting Course (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kamuela

Travelers speak highly of Kamuela for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kamuela

Nature lovers will enjoy Kamuela for its island views, volcano viewpoints and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kamuela. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauna Kea (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Hapuna Beach State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Waimea Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Kohala (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Spencer Beach Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kamuela

The nearest airport is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), located 3.6 mi (5.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), which is 27.8 mi (44.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Kamuela?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 431 vacation rentals near Kamuela. From 192 Houses to 147 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 Kamuela for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kamuela?

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

  • Kona Palisades: 194 vacation rentals
  • Kulalani: 196 vacation rentals
  • Kohala Estates: 44 vacation rentals
  • The Cape: 95 vacation rentals
  • Kilohana Kai: 15 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kamuela?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kamuela. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Parker Ranch Center: 1,454 vacation rentals
  • Waimea Park: 1,454 vacation rentals
  • Waikola Village Golf Club: 717 vacation rentals
  • Mauna Kea Beach: 1,159 vacation rentals
  • Hapuna Beach: 1,214 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kamuela listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kamuela?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 192 Houses in Kamuela. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kamuela include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 147 rentals available
  • Villas: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 22 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kamuela?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 278 vacation rentals with pool available in Kamuela. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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