Where to stay around Island of Hawaiʻi, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 4,617 vacation rentals near Island of Hawaiʻi. From 1,950 condos to 1,456 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Island of Hawaiʻi for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Island of Hawaiʻi?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Island of Hawaiʻi. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Waikoloa Village: 1,410 vacation rentals
  • Waimea: 451 vacation rentals
  • Kumulani: 19 vacation rentals
  • Kohala Ranch: 34 vacation rentals
  • Waialea Beach: 1,488 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Island of Hawaiʻi! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Island of Hawaiʻi?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Island of Hawaiʻi:

  • Waikoloa Village: 1,410 rentals
  • Waimea: 451 rentals
  • Kamuela: 443 rentals
  • Kapaau: 76 rentals
  • Pepeekeo: 199 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Island of Hawaiʻi?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Island of Hawaiʻi are:

  • Waimea Kohala Airport (MUE): 1,413 vacation rentals
  • Waikoloa Heliport (WKL): 1,584 vacation rentals
  • Hilo International Airport (ITO): 462 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Island of Hawaiʻi?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Island of Hawaiʻi. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Waialea Beach: 1,488 rentals
  • Waikola Village Golf Club: 1,479 rentals
  • Honoli'i Beach Park: 449 rentals
  • Pua Mau Place Arboretum: 1,414 rentals
  • Parker Ranch Center: 1,426 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Island of Hawaiʻi listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore the beachside setting in Hawaii Island

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Hawaii Island. Renowned for its shopping, snorkeling and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Imiloa Astronomy Center, Lyman Museum or Pacific Tsunami Museum. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Sightseeing in and around Hawaii Island

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and hiking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hawaii Island a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauna Loa Observatory (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Subaru Telescope (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Volcano Winery (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Ka'u Coffee Mill (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (24.8 mi / 39.9 km)
  • Bay View Farm (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Hawaii Island

Travelers speak highly of Hawaii Island for its snorkeling. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hawaii Island

Hawaii Island is famous for its volcano viewpoints, island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Hawaii Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauna Kea (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (27.5 mi / 44.3 km)
  • Mauna Kea State Recreation Area (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Kilauea (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Hualālai (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)