Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Kalaoa

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Kalaoa. This city's island views, coffeehouses and wildlife draw many visitors. Hulihee Palace and Captain Cook Monument are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Kalaoa

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Kalaoa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Makalei Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mauka Meadows Coffee Farm (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Swing Zone (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • UCC Hawaii Kona Coffee Estate (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kalaoa

Kalaoa is famous for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kalaoa is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Kekaha Kai State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Mahai'ula Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Makalawena Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Sadie Seymour Botanical Garden (6.9 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kalaoa

The nearest airport is in Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is 27.9 mi (44.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Kalaoa?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,196 vacation rentals near Kalaoa. From 517 Houses to 1,324 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 Kalaoa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Kalaoa:

  • Kona Palisades: 186 vacation rentals
  • Kahaluu Bay: 707 vacation rentals
  • Keauhou: 1,844 vacation rentals
  • Kulalani: 190 vacation rentals
  • Kohala Estates: 37 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 Kalaoa?

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

  • Kua Bay: 3,403 vacation rentals
  • Manini'owali Beach: 3,435 vacation rentals
  • Makalawena Beach: 3,319 vacation rentals
  • Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center: 3,121 vacation rentals
  • Kekaha Kai State Park: 3,312 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kalaoa 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 Kalaoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 517 Houses in Kalaoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kalaoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,324 rentals available
  • Villas: 68 rentals available
  • Cottages: 43 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kalaoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,754 vacation rentals with pool available in Kalaoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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