As one of the world's most popular destinations, the Big Island of Hawaii draws lovebirds and families, surfers and beach bums to its blue waters, beautifully active volcanoes, and green rainforests teeming with life. To go the true natural route with your lodgings, grab a Big Island cheap hotel in Hilo and you'll be at the perfect jumping-off point to explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a place as intriguing as it is humbling. Also pay a visit to the reserves in the area, where you can walk through forests alive with unique species of birds and other animals.
If a comprehensive resort stay is more your thing, book one of the Big Island hotels on the Kohala Coast or Kona area. Black-sand beaches, snow-capped mountains and sea cliff views will be your backdrop as you explore such historical sights as the birthplace of King Kamehameha I and Hawaii’s first missionary church. Keep in mind that the Big Island is nearly twice as large as all the other Hawaiian Islands combined, so plan your stay accordingly as you don't want to spend too much time traveling from place to place.
Big Fun, Big Adventures
The Big Island is truly an outdoor adventurers nirvana. And no matter where your hotel on the Big Island is, nature is calling. From the island's myriad beaches, book a boat tour for some whale watching or a snorkeling trip where you can swim the manta rays. For the hiker in your group, a walk through Nahuku (the Thurston Lava Tube) or to a 420-foot waterfall is a must. And for honeymooners and couples, nothing says true romance like a horseback ride on a deserted beach or a quiet dinner at an oceanside cafe.