Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is in Waikoloa on the Kohala Coast, a 5-minute drive from Puako Petroglyph Park and 15 minutes from the ruined ancient Hawaiian temple at Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site. The Shops at Mauna Lani mall is a 2-minute shuttle ride from the hotel.
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.
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.
This beachfront resort is located in Waikoloa, close to Dolphin Quest, Anaehoomalu Beach, and Seaside Putting Course. Also nearby are Genesis Gallery and Kings Shops.
Located in the heart of Historic Kailua Village, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mokuaikaua Church and Hulihee Palace. Kailua Pier 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.
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.
This 7-story Waikoloa beachfront hotel located on an island is adjacent to two golf courses and within a 5-minute drive of King's Shops and petroglyphs. Anaehoomalu Bay is a mile away.
You may not have fancied yourself a surfer before, wise wanderer, but now that you’re here in Hawaii, why not at least attempt to hang 10? Or, if angling is more to your liking, venture farther out into the Pacific to reel in the elusive swordfish you’ve seen swim through your dreams. When you’re not in the water, explore the local landmarks and breathe in the coastal air carrying scents of hibiscus and plumeria blossoms. Before the day is done, sip a cup of freshly roasted coffee made from beans grown on local plantations, and when night falls, experience an unforgettable luau made famous by this island paradise.
Known by locals as simply the Big Island, the largest of Hawaii’s constituent landmasses is nearly twice as the size of all the state’s other islands combined. And by booking a stay in one of the Kona hotels on our site, you can enjoy all of the treasures this island has to offer.
If you’ve never been to the Big Island before, choosing where to stay can be a bit challenging only because there will be so much you will want to experience. To help narrow down your choices, here’s an overview of four of the best places to stay in Kona:
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