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1 Bedroom Suite at Kona Resort (7)

Family friendly 1 bedroom suite perfect for a tropical vacation. • Must be 21+ to book • Must provide $150 fully refundable deposit to the resort at check in for incidentals (credit/debit card only) • Resort tax of $7.79/night payable at check in • A/C is optional $10/night • Name on reservation must match photo I.D.

$159 per night
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Kailua Bay Resort

Kailua Bay Resort is right downtown Kona. The Ocean is visible from the lanai and most everything is within a mile of the flat. The resort also has its own hot tub, pool and barbecue area. The King Kamehameha beach is only a few minutes walk from the house where paddle boards, parasail, snorkeling and booze cruises await. A rental car may also be available upon request.

$172 per night
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Kona Town Oasis

This is a plantation style house three blocks from Kailua Bay and swimming with dolphins. Private bedroom & bath in quite cool setting laundry BBQ microwave refrigerator no/ac. Large tropical yard with extra outside shower Enjoy The Big Island like the locals from this unique setting. This is living local Hawaii

$98 per night

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Stay near Kailua-Kona's top sights

Photo of Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area
Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area26 locals recommend
Photo of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park
Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park21 locals recommend
Photo of Royal Kona Resort
Royal Kona Resort17 locals recommend
Photo of Kona Farmers Market
Kona Farmers Market36 locals recommend
Photo of Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation18 locals recommend
Photo of Magic sands beach
Magic sands beach3 locals recommend

Kailua-Kona beach vacation rentals

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Hulilau
$110 per night
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Kona By The Sea 323 - Kona Oceanfront
$190 per night
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Kona Billfisher
$119 per night
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Banyans retreat
$119 per night
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Studio condo with pool on the ocean.
$99 per night
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Awesome Apartment In The Heart Of Kailua Kona
$128 per night
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Kona Plumeria Guesthouse
$103 per night
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A lil piece of paradise
$85 per night
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Koa Room (The Koi House)
$109 per night
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Palm Room (The Koi House)
$123 per night
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Plumeria Presidential Suite - Ocean View
$121 per night
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Paradise At Alii Cove in Kona
$150 per night

Kailua-Kona home rentals

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Zen Suite (The Bamboo House)
$139 per night
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R&D Tropical Ohana
$100 per night
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Suzy's place - Private Room#2
$65 per night
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Hawaiian Gem Queen Upstairs
$75 per night
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Chandy's "Elua" Just 2 miles from the Kona Airport
$85 per night
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Home on Palani-Close to Kailua Village.
$66 per night
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Hualalai Mountain Hale-Close to airport
$98 per night
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There's no place like hOMe, Ocean view in Kona!
$86 per night
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Kona Tranquility Room
$48 per night
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Hazel's place, "elua" #2
$90 per night
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Kona Hidden Oasis
$100 per night
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West Hawaii Room (tax included)
$44 per night

Kailua-Kona condo rentals

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Da KONA WEST 305 listen to the ocean 30+days!
$129 per night
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1 Bedroom Suite at Holua Resort
$148 per night
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Beautiful Master-bedroom @ Alii Dr. Near the Beach
$115 per night
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Cozy apartment in central Kona
$135 per night
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1 Bedroom Suite at Kona Resort (4)
$159 per night
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KONA Great for IRONMAN & ALL Free ac,wifi,park
$94 per night
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ABSOLUTELY OCEAN FRONT CONDO
$165 per night
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Roma’s Kona Retreat -Walk to Ocean
$104 per night
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1 Bedroom Suite at Kona Resort (8)
$127 per night
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1 Bedroom Suite at Kona Resort (2)
$159 per night
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1 Bedroom Suite at Holua Resort (5)
$148 per night
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Newly renovated unit with ocean and sunset views
$139 per night

Your guide to Kailua-Kona

All About Kailua-Kona

The largest town on the island of Hawaii, Kailua-Kona is known for its prime diving and deep-sea fishing conditions and its extensive coffee production. There are hundreds of coffee farms here, which means plenty of opportunities to sample world-class beans. When all that sipping has you working up an appetite, the restaurants offer renowned chefs serving up modern twists on island classics.

And when you’re looking to get in the ocean, the waters in southern Kona are often clear and calm as they’re shielded from the wind by Mauna Loa. This makes for excellent snorkeling and diving conditions, with a potential dolphin or Hawaiian green sea turtle occasionally making an appearance. Manta ray boat tours are also in high demand here, with people itching to catch a glimpse of the second largest species native to local waters.

Back on land, head to Kaloko Honokohau National Historical Park for opportunities to explore sacred temples, petroglyphs, and fishponds central to Native Hawaiian life.


How do I get around Kailua-Kona?

Most major air carriers fly directly to Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA) located on the west side of the island or Hilo International Airport (ITO) in the east. There are bus services available across the island, but you may want to opt for car rental to get to your vacation rental and access the island’s remote rainforests and colored-sand beaches.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Kailua-Kona?

Hawaii’s perennially warm weather makes it a great place to visit all year round, with temperatures very rarely dropping below 75 degrees Fahrenheit. That said, there’s always an increased chance of showers and surf swells during the winter. The big waves make winter time a draw for seasoned surfers. For those looking for calmer seas, late spring or early fall are good times to go as the beaches aren’t quite as popular as during peak summer months.


What are the top things to do in Kailua-Kona?

Hulihe‘e Palace

Built from lava rock, this museum was originally a summer palace for Hawaiian royalty. Today you can view traditional Hawaiian koa furniture, feather work, quilts, and other artifacts on display. On one Sunday each month, the palace holds a cultural day featuring traditional Hawaiian music and hula on the lawn.

Pololu Valley

Just a short drive up the Kohala coast you’ll find Awini Trail, a 25-minute hiking trail leading to Pololu Valley Lookout. This is one of the best lookouts on the island — but note that you’ll be working up a sweat to earn that perfect Hawaii photo. Cool off on your way down the trail with a stop on the stunning black sands of Pololu Valley Beach.

Night scuba dives

Manta rays are nocturnal creatures, and hundreds of them flock to the plankton-rich waters near Kona for their daily feast. Local outfitters offer snorkeling and scuba diving trips where you can witness these gentle creatures without disturbing them in their natural habitat.