Royal Kona Resort is perched on the edge of Kailua Bay, just a 10-minute walk from the fishing village of Kailua-Kona. It’s 11 minutes on foot to Hulihee Palace, and a 20-minute drive south to the Captain Cook Monument. Kona International Airport is also a 20-minute drive.
Glass-bottom boat tours, snorkeling excursions, and deep-sea fishing are all within reach of this hotel located in Kailua-Kona Village, across the street from Kona Pier. Shopping centers and historical parks are also nearby.
Located in Kealia, this bed & breakfast is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Painted Church and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Bay View Farm. Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park and Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located on the water next to Kona Pier, Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is ideally situated for walking around Kailua-Kona village; King Kamehameha himself once lived on this resort site, after he unified Hawaii.
Arrayed on 21 tropical acres overlooking the ocean, this Big Island (Hawaii) condo resort is on the Kona Coast, adjacent to a 36-hole golf course. A beach is about a half-mile away.
Located in Historic Kailua Village, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mokuʻaikaua Church and Hulihee Palace. Mokuaikaua Church and Kailua-Kona Wharf are also within 10 minutes.
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is located near an active volcano, snow capped mountains, and marine activities. You can observe majestic manta rays at Rays on the Bay, and enjoy the 200-foot lava tube water slide, hot tubs and children’s play area.
Located in Historic Kailua Village, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mokuʻaikaua Church and Hulihee Palace. Mokuaikaua Church and Kailua Pier are also within 10 minutes.
The Halemalu is situated 7 miles (11 kilometers) from the middle of Kealia. Another place to stay is the A Beautiful Edge of the World B&B, which is located 5 miles (9 kilometers) away. The Dragonfly Ranch as well as the Rainbow Plantation Bed and Breakfast are some other places to base yourself around Kealia.
Are you looking for activities? Spend some time visiting Captain Cook Monument, Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden and Kona Coffee Living History Farm, which you'll find in Captain Cook, 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Kealia. The Kona Palace in Captain Cook and Pomaika'i "Lucky" Farm Bed & Breakfast are a few of the Travelocity-listed lodging choices in Captain Cook. For another option, head to [name of second nearby city or town (sibling)], 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the northwest of Kealia, where you can choose between the Ka'awaloa Plantation Bed & Breakfast and Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. While in [name of second nearby city or town (sibling)], a couple of sights worth adding to your itinerary are the Kona Joe Coffee Farm, Aloha Theatre and H.N. Greenwell Store Museum.
Reach Hilo, about 55 miles (90 kilometers) away from Kealia. While you're there, you may wish to visit the Hilo Farmers Market, University of Hawaii at Hilo and University of Hawaii at Hilo Botanical Gardens. You can also explore the Liliuokalani Park and Gardens and Naniloa Country Club. Hilo has hotels and apartments to suit most tastes and budgets, including the Wild Ginger Inn Hotel and Maureen's Bed & Breakfast.
Kealia is home to some intriguing things to do; uncover more at our handy Kealia travel page.