Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Kawaihae

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Kawaihae. This romantic city is known for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping. Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site and Hapuna Beach State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kawaihae

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kawaihae has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Great 4-D Movie Ride (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Waikola Village Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Waikoloa Kings Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Seaside Putting Course (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Waikoloa Beach Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kawaihae

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kawaihae. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Hapuna Beach State Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Spencer Beach Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pua Mau Place Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Mauna Kea Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Waialea Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kawaihae

The nearest airport is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), located 10.6 mi (17 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kawaihae?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,384 vacation rentals near Kawaihae. From 322 Houses to 26 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kawaihae for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Kawaihae:

  • Kulalani: 191 vacation rentals
  • Kohala Estates: 34 vacation rentals
  • Francolin Place: 100 vacation rentals
  • The Cape: 102 vacation rentals
  • Bluffs: 24 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 Kawaihae?

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

  • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center: 1,516 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Gold Jewelers: 1,514 vacation rentals
  • Kohala Divers: 1,514 vacation rentals
  • Mauna Kea Beach: 1,178 vacation rentals
  • Waikola Village Golf Club: 725 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 322 Houses in Kawaihae. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kawaihae include:

  • Cottages: 26 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 698 rentals available
  • Cabins: 26 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kawaihae?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,187 vacation rentals with pool available in Kawaihae. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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