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Kona offers famous java and the world’s biggest volcano

Hawaii is the epitome of paradise on Earth, but Kona stands out among the Islands' many regions. The Big Island is ideal for anyone who wants a truly relaxing and nature-filled vacation. Kona's natural setting is enhanced by its lack of corporate businesses, adding to its hideaway appeal. Home to the world's most active volcano, Kona has hiking trails that would blow away the most experienced hiker, beaches that postcards cannot capture the beauty of, and restaurants that range from Michelin stars to tiny shacks full of adventures flavors. All eight islands of Hawaii have their beauty, but Kona seems to embody the “spirit” of Hawaii best.


Places to visit

Mauna Kea Summit/Mauna Loa

The Mauna Kea Summit is home to Mauna Loa, the biggest, and still active, volcano on Earth, which has been around for over 700,000 years. This place is almost an amusement park for people who love nature, geology, and beauty. Either attend an extensive seven-hour tour with a guide, or create your own tour with a hike - at Mauna Kea. Visitors will see active lava, witness inspiring sunsets, and take in nights of endless stargazing.

Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

With brilliant white sand and the purest ocean water, Manini'owali Bay is a magazine-worthy beach. Part of Kekaha Kai State Park, you can swim with turtles, watch dolphins and whales in their natural habitat, go snorkeling and even try boogie boarding. Be careful of lava rock pools when the tide goes out in winter. Naturally, this beach can get busy, so arrive early if possible.


Kona coffee

Kona is home to what was recently voted the country's best coffee, with locally-grown Hawaiian Queen Coffee beating over 600 competitors to be crowned best in the whole state of Hawaii. Most coffee shops are local and carry it. Fair warning: it is hard to enjoy this extraordinary coffee and go back to your normal cup of joe; but worry not, most coffee is available for purchase.


Kona hotels

The hotels in Kona range from five-star luxury resorts to cozy huts on the beach. Prices run from as low as $90 a night all the way up to $900 for en-suite rooms with ocean views and every luxury on-site. The average price is typically about $130 per night, and the vast majority are usually located either on or right beside the beach.


Climate

While it can rain often on the other islands of Hawaii, it is rare that Kona gets showers (January tends to get the most rain). It has a tropical environment and essentially enjoys the same weather all year-round. During the day, the high average is usually mid to high 80s, and at night, the average is high 60s to low 70s. It can get a little windy at night from the ocean breeze, so bring layers if you're hoping for beach fires. June through October tend to be the hottest months, and the rest of the year is only slightly cooler by a few degrees.

Recently booked Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Royal Kona Resort
Kailua - Kona
6 hours ago 3 stars $129
Kona Bay Hotel (Uncle Billy's Hawaiian Family Resorts)
Kailua - Kona
8 hours ago 2 stars $106
Kona Seaside Hotel
Kailua - Kona
14 hours ago 2 stars $110
Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Kailua - Kona
14 hours ago 3 stars $152
Castle Kona Bali Kai Condominium Resort
Kailua - Kona
1 day ago 2 stars $110
Castle Kona Reef Condominium Resort
Kailua - Kona
1 day ago 3 stars $132
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
Keauhou
2 days ago 4 stars $179
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows
Kohala Coast - Waikoloa
3 days ago 4 stars $239
Kona Coast Resort
Keauhou
4 days ago 3 stars $124
Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort
Kailua - Kona
6 days ago 3 stars $174

Recently Rated Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Kona Seaside Hotel
Kailua - Kona
3.5 / 5
225 reviews
2 stars $110
Royal Kona Resort
Kailua - Kona
3.8 / 5
434 reviews
3 stars $129
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
Keauhou
3.9 / 5
464 reviews
4 stars $179
Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village
Keauhou
4.4 / 5
70 reviews
3 stars $126
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows
Kohala Coast - Waikoloa
4.6 / 5
79 reviews
4 stars $239
Wyndham Mauna Loa Village
Keauhou
3.4 / 5
9 reviews
3 stars $135
Kona Coast Resort
Keauhou
4.2 / 5
132 reviews
3 stars $124
Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Kailua - Kona
4.0 / 5
138 reviews
3 stars $152
Castle Kona Bali Kai Condominium Resort
Kailua - Kona
3.2 / 5
93 reviews
2 stars $110
Aston Kona by the Sea
Kailua - Kona
4.1 / 5
73 reviews
3 stars $179

Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) hotels

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From $129

1 Royal Kona Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 434 reviews

75-5852 Alii Drive Map

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Oceanfront Kailua resort features Don the Beachcomber mai tai heavenPerched on a lava-rock promontory on the edge of downtown Kailua-Kona, the Royal Kona Resort is a landmark hotel with renovated... More

Birthday Getaway
We love this hotel and go almost every year for my birthday. The only complaints are the internet is not worth what you pay for. Several times we ended up at a restaurant that had internet service...
Sep 28, 2014
From $239

2 Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows

4 stars
4.6 / 5 79 reviews

68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive Map

4th Night Free Plus Daily Breakfast for Two

Waikoloa beachfront dream resort with golf, tennis, full spa and yoga Fronting a luscious turquoise bay lined with powdery white sand, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows offers guests a... More

Weekend Getaway
We stayed here two years ago and loved it. Coming back was just as enjoyable. We explored other resorts in the area for possibilities, but we continue to return to the Mauna Lani. Perfect if you...
Oct 2, 2014
From $174

3 Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort

3 stars
4.3 / 5 8 reviews

755722 Alii Drive Map

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Yesteryear charm at Kailua resort, near waterfront, shopping and dining Located just off the waterfront about a mile from downtown Kailua-Kona, WyndhamVR Kona Hawaiian Resort offers the serenity... More

Perfect for family or two couples
Great bungalow had everything you need very nice property
Jul 2, 2014
From $152

4 Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 138 reviews

75-5660 Palani Road Map

Rate includes breakfast

Landmark heart-of-Kailua hotel fully remodeled and still a good dealEnjoy Big Island aloha spirit in the heart of Kailua town at the landmark King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel. Rising just off the... More

Fabtastic family getaway
My husband and I came from Seattle, and my parents came from Japan. We had Big Island tour and driving around with rental car. We all enjoyed this hotel a lot! Walking distance to shops,...
Sep 17, 2014
From $179

5 Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

4 stars
3.9 / 5 464 reviews

78-128 Ehukai Street Map

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Hawaiian getaway for canoeing, dolphin swims, and Holoholo toursSheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay on Hawaii, the Big Island, is a blend of adventure, culture, heritage and authentic... More

Some great stuff some just okay
We enjoyed the property. The pool is great for the kids and the adults. The bar and food is perfect for lunch and the set up with the water slide in one area and a whole additional pool section in...
Oct 15, 2014
From $126

6 Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village

3 stars
4.4 / 5 70 reviews

78 Kaleiopapa St Map

Includes Free Tennis

Island living at mid-priced, fully equipped Keauhou villas near the seaHolua Resort at Mauna Loa Village offers at-home living on the sunny Keauhou coastline, a short drive from Kailua-Kona. Guests... More

Nice family resort
We arrived after midnight and friendly security got us settled in our condo. The location is ideal, away from traffic, but close enough to services. You do need a car. The pools were nice although...
Oct 6, 2014
From $124

7 Kona Coast Resort

3 stars
4.2 / 5 132 reviews

78-6842 Alii Drive Map

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Oceanfront Keauhou resort with gardens, views and villas with kitchensAffordable paradise is within reach at the oceanfront Kona Coast Resort in Keauhou, just south of Kailua town. The low-rise... More

Kona is great!
Our first trip to this resort was Sept 2013. We loved it so I booked for this year. We were put in an older unit, which is fine if it is kept neat and clean. The condo was dirty and in need of...
Sep 27, 2014
From $106

8 Kona Bay Hotel (Uncle Billy's Hawaiian Family Resorts)

2 stars
3.1 / 5 161 reviews

75-5739 Alii Drive Map

Includes Daily Continental Breakfast

Bungalow hotel in the heart of Kailua town offers plenty of alohaThe centrally located Kona Bay Resort (Uncle Billy's Hawaiian Family Resorts) offers local-style living with a budget-friendly... More

Great location
The hotel is cute but dated. All my husband and I wanted was a non-smoking room with a shower and a bed (we don't stay in hotel rooms for very long as we like to cruise around). So, the hotel fit...
Jun 28, 2014
From $110

9 Kona Seaside Hotel

2 stars
3.5 / 5 225 reviews

75-5646 Palani Road Map

Super Savings

Kailua value hotel offers Island-style rooms near waterfront and shopsThe budget-friendly and family owned Kona Seaside Hotel offers great perks just off the waterfront in downtown Kailua-Kona. The... More

perfect location at great price
the waterfront location in the middle of the ironman triathalon action is great. the price is way below other hotels in the area for a nice clean room.
Oct 18, 2014
From $136

10 Holiday Inn Express & Suites KAILUA-KONA

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

75-146 Sarona Road Map

The City of Kailua-Kona is located on the Big Island of Hawaii . It was chosen as the final home of King Kamehameha I and became the capital of Hawaii. The new Holiday Inn Express and Suites... More

From $695

11 Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

5 stars
5.0 / 5 5 reviews

72 100 Ka Upulehu Drive Map

Includes $250 USD Hotel Credit

Exclusive Kona Coast beachfront glamour with oceanview guest roomsWith the quality of service and opulence that has earned Four Seasons hotels worldwide renown, the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at... More

From $135

12 Wyndham Mauna Loa Village

3 stars
3.4 / 5 9 reviews

78-7190 Kaleiopapa St. Map

Book Early and Save 15%

Fully-equipped oceanfront villas in Keauhou with eight swimming poolsThe Wyndham Vacation Resorts - Mauna Loa Village offers at-home living on the sunny Keauhou, Kona coastline, a short drive from... More

Big Island visitor
Clean, well appointed and maintained. Very friendly and helpful reception employee. The only minor complaint is that the tile floor of the lanai appeared stained and soiled.
Sep 29, 2014
From $132

13 Castle Kona Reef Condominium Resort

3 stars
4.0 / 5 81 reviews

75-5888 Alii Drive Map

Hawaii Sale- Save 30%

Condos with full kitchen and private balcony on the Kailua oceanfrontAn "under the radar" condo along Kailua-Kona's sunny beachfront, Castle Kona Reef makes Island living affordable for families... More

Perfect affordable stay
We were delighted by our time at this oceanfront condo, would stay again.
Jun 2, 2014
From $110

14 Castle Kona Bali Kai Condominium Resort

2 stars
3.2 / 5 93 reviews

76-6246 Alii Drive Map

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Affordable Kailua condos with full kitchens and mountain or ocean viewsEnjoy a value-priced stay by the sea at Castle Kona Bali Kai Condominium Resort, with fully-equipped mountain and ocean view... More

Amazing Location and Family Friendly Amenities
Fantastic location right on a cove in the Kona shoreline near world class snorkeling beaches and reefs. Super budget minded value considering its superb location, decent condo amenities, good hotel...
Aug 12, 2014
From $179

15 Aston Kona by the Sea

3 stars
4.1 / 5 73 reviews

75-6106 Alii Dr. Map

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Affordable Kailua-Kona oceanfront condos offer full kitchens and views Hugging a secluded beach cove in Kailua-Kona, the Aston Kona by the Sea captures the romantic ruggedness of the Big... More

The people made the experience GREAT!
What a great group of employees, from the front desk, to housekeeping, to the security personnel, housekeeping, parking attendants: Every single employee went out of their way to make our stay...
Jul 23, 2014
From $135

16 Outrigger Kanaloa at Kona

3 stars
4.1 / 5 30 reviews

78-261 Manukai St Map

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Keauhou oceanfront resort offers condos with kitchens and viewsSet on 16 acres of ruggedly beautiful Keauhou, Kona shoreline, Outrigger Kanaloa at Kona has the look and feel of an upscale... More

wonderful seeing
We had a fabulous oceanfront condo, so couldn't ask for a more perfect setting. Convenient location South of Kailua Kona. Condo was very tastefully decorated and week equipped with everything we...
Jun 5, 2014

17 The Kona Hawaiian Sort

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

75-5961 Alii Drive Map

Featuring an outdoor pool like you wouldnt believe, this Hawaiian resort sits comfortably in Kailua-Kona. Each spacious villa offers comforts such as air-conditioning, a private balcony and a... More

18 Royal Sea Cliff

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

75-6040 Alii Drive Map

Royal Sea Cliff is perched on an ocean bluff with a dramatic view of the Pacific. This tropical resort has many amenities to add to your full island experience. Lush vegetation and breezy palm... More

From $98

19 Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff

3 stars
3.9 / 5 27 reviews

75-6040 Alii Drive Map

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Located on seven acres of prime oceanfront land two miles south of the town of Kailua-Kona, the gracious Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff is a multi-level complex of striking architecture that descends... More

20 Kona Village Resort

3 stars
4.3 / 5 12 reviews

Queen Kaahumanu Highway Map

Kona Village features 125 spacious Hawaiian Bungalows spread across a 82-acre natural seaside oasis. Guestrooms offer a choice of picturesque garden views, tranquil lagoon settings and dramatic... More