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Recent Big Island reviews

  • Above and Beyond - GREAT Property

    "Three couples - stayed for a week here in paradise. We loved so much about the house and the island. The management was excellent and responsive. (Example, we forgot our cribbage board, and one was delivered later that day. :-) above and beyond) #1 Location: perfect for treks North and South. South: Green Sand Beach (let the locals take you down if you do not have 4x4 vehicle), Volcano, Coffee Plantation sites, North: Beaches are fabulous including access points in big resorts, Hapuna Beach, Hawi and sites. North-East: Waimea, Waipi'o Valley (7 of 7), Akaka Falls, Hilo. # 2 Accommodation: Lovely decor - not fussy, fully stocked kitchen, top notch appliances, AC, beds, linens and pillows excellent, and a separate nook with computers for searching the web - including a printer! Comfy couches, great TV (unwind and watch a DVD at the end of long day). Great bathrooms, lots of space for toiletries and good showers. 2.5 baths make it easy for 6 people to share. # 3 Garden: Pool is lovely, warm, lighted, non-chlorine, steps and shallower on both ends for great games of catch or volley. Nice tables, chairs and shady umbrellas. The whole garden area is meticulous and beautiful. Nice for strolling and looking at birds, flowers. # 4 Equipment: Great boogie boards, highest quality beach chairs and umbrellas, coolers."
    Guest: Mary M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014
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  • Mauna Lani Family Vacation

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We truly had a great time at Mauna Lani Village #512. The unit had 3 bedrooms with baths which accommodated our 3 families and the amenities was perfect for the children. We used the pool a lot, enjoyed the private beach, golfed at Nanea, toured Waikoloa Resort, toured Mauna Lani Resort, visited Hilo, and just relaxed at the condo."
    Guest: A guest from San Jose, CA Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 30, 2014
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  • Luxury in Paradise

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Villa at Mauna Kea. The Villa was everything as described, extremely clean and well equipped to make our stay memorable. The property manager was very accessible to make sure we had a fabulous time. We will return for sure!!"
    Guest: H&P Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 23, 2014
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  • Ocean front patio

    "This was the best condo. It opened right onto the little yard with it's own palm tree. You could see bright yellow fish and sea turtles in the water below while sitting there."
    Guest: Carol T. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 9, 2014
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Big Island Travel Tips

The Big Island is Hawaii’s Biggest Playground

With 11 different climate zones allowing for lush rain forests and arid deserts to snow-capped mountains and black sand beaches, the island of Hawaii really is the state’s biggest playground. Famous for its anomalies, volcanoes, and gorgeous sights, the Big Island is a wonderland that will make any vacation unforgettable. There is so much to see and do that you will want to come back year after year.

Things You Will Want to Check out on the Big Island

There really is so much to do on the Big Island that a single overview of the area will not suffice but we will try to give you a good idea of all the possibilities. Whether you love nature, adventure, outdoor activities, history, or plain old fun, the Big Island has it all. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park features the molten lava flows of Kilauea volcano. Get up close and personal with the ever-changing landscape! Or, if you are looking to escape the tropical climate, head to the top of Mauna Kea, the world’s tallest mountain from the ocean floor to the top, and play in the snow for the day. Let the outdoor adventurers in your family hike the Waipio Valley, known as the “Valley of the Kings,” while the history buffs enjoy a day spent exploring Puukohola Heia, the largest restored ancient Hawaiian religious temple. And do not forget to visit Hilo and Kona Coast for musical entertainment, cultural experiences, and great food!

Big Island, Hawaii Lodging Found in Different Neighborhoods

Hilo, Kona Coast, and North Kohala are a few of the communities on the Big Island. Many visitors book their Big Island, Hawaii vacation rentals in the heart of these areas to simply stay close to it all. Hilo rentals has an old-world charm to it that you can only get on the Big Island. With centuries-old wooden storefronts colored with pastels and housing an array of restaurants, museums, and galleries, you cannot help but feel that you have stepped a little bit back in time. Do not miss the Hilo Farmer's Market. Kona Coast vacation homes are for the more adventurous and was once home to Hawaiian royalty. The expansive area offers Hawaiian landmarks, Kona Coffee farms, and great snorkeling. Explore the area on land and in the sea. It is a great way to spend a day! North Kohala is a magical place; it is sacred, peaceful, and historic. Go beyond the resorts to find some of the most culturally significant sites in all of Hawaii, including the birthplace of King Kamehameha, Lapakahi State Historical Park, and the charming town of Hawi. And many other towns and communities make a great home base for your vacation. Book a rental near Volcanoes National Park, so you can spend time exploring the one-of-a-kind sights and terrain in the Park.

Some Helpful Travel Tips for Planning Your Stay on the Big Island

As you plan for your stay in the Big Island, Hawaii, you will need to know a few things to make the process a little easier. First of all, there are two main airports: Kona International Airport and Hilo International Airport. While there are some direct flights from the mainland U.S. to Kona, there are more that fly directly into Honolulu. What you want to do will determine which airport you fly into. Your plans for Big Island, Hawaii lodging will also be influenced by what you want to do while you are there. Of course, there is no shortage of accommodations, including Big Island, Hawaii condos! Also, because the island’s name speaks for itself, you will definitely want to rent a car.

Traveling to the Big Island is ideal any time of year with the average temperature around 75 to 85 degrees F. Between April and November, the summer is warmer and drier whereas the winter from December to March is a touch cooler. The trade winds keep things pleasant all year. It is helpful to know that the Hilo side of the island is a little wetter and more tropical compared to the sunnier and drier Kona side.

A Little More to Remember About the Big Island

Always pack your sunscreen when you visit Hawaii but keep in mind that because of the various climate regions there, you will want to pack more than that! The air will cool quickly as you go up in elevation, so pack accordingly. Between sun and fun on the black, green, and white sandy beaches, you'll want comfortable shoes for hiking and exploring the many parks and trails on the Big Island.

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