Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Kohala Coast, HI that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $128 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Kohala Coast. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Say aloha! to Kohala

Where are you right now? Is it good? Well, it's almost certainly not as good as the Kohala Coast. This balmy stretch of sand and ocean is just about the most desirable spot in the whole of Hawaii, and for good reason. At your Kohala Coast vacation rental you'll find yourself rubbing shoulders with some of Hawaii's flashiest resorts, whitest sand beaches, and most stellar restaurants. Add in historic sites and some remarkable marine life, and you're onto a winner. The weather's exceptional, the people are beautiful, and if Kohala isn't Hawaiian for "paradise," then it should be.

Things to do

Close encounters of the Kohala kind

A Kohala Coast vacation rental doesn't have to be all about soaking up the rays on the beach. There's plenty of culture, too. Start by checking out the largest restored temple in Hawaii, at Puukohola Heiau. Or how about a trip to Puako Petroglyph National Preserve? It's got upwards of 1,000 symbols, which were carved into the volcanic rock surface hundreds of years ago. No one knows what they mean, but it's a safe bet that among the figures of people, animals, and boats, there's some concealed message from an alien race waiting to be found.

Activities

What color do you like your sand?

Sooner or later, you're bound to end up down on the beach. The only question is going to be - which one? If you like to go with the flow (and on Hawaii, who doesn't?) head down to the white sand at Hapuna Beach State Park, a local favorite. Whichever stretch of sand you choose, you'll find water activities like paddle boarding, snorkeling, and outrigger canoe trips. Away from the sand, you've got golf courses and spas galore, or you can focus on getting close-up with the marine life. Try dolphin encounters at Dolphin quest, or glass-bottomed boat cruises.

Weather

The best of a good bunch

With its tropical location out in the Pacific Ocean, and its mountainous landscape, the Big Island of Hawaii is legendary for having most of the world's climates all in one place. The good news for your Kohala Coast vacation rental is that you're going to the best bit - while the east coast gets most of the island's rain, for the vast majority of the time, the northwest coast is sunny and dry. There are only really 2 seasons, summer and winter, but to be honest you'll struggle to spot the difference if you've come from anywhere else.

Natural features

You'll "lava" the volcanic landscapes of Kohala

The Kohala Coast is on the northwest of Hawaii's Big Island, and the landscape is a real eye-catcher. Inland you've got a volcanic landscape, with red and black rock fields, and vast upcountry ranches with a thriving cowboy "paniolo" culture. The coast itself is famous for white sand beaches, but there are black sand beaches, too (trust us, wear shoes). Venture into the water, and you'll discover all kinds of marine life, including rays, sea turtles, and dolphins. The best way to seek them out is on a kayak or guided snorkeling tour.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Waikoloa

Fly into Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (16 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kohala Coast, HI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,442 vacation rentals around Kohala Coast. From 332 house rentals to 701 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kohala Coast?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kohala Coast. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kahaluu Bay: 660 vacation rentals
  • Kailua-Kona: 3,466 vacation rentals
  • Kona Coast: 3,642 vacation rentals
  • Puako: 1,428 vacation rentals
  • Waikoloa Village: 1,436 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kohala Coast! 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 Kohala Coast?

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 Kohala Coast:

  • Kailua-Kona: 3,466 rentals
  • Waimea: 385 rentals
  • Hawi: 209 rentals
  • Honokaa: 102 rentals
  • Hōlualoa: 2,000 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 Kohala Coast?

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

  • Kona International At Keahole Airport (KOA): 3,049 vacation rentals
  • Waimea Kohala Airport (MUE): 1,410 vacation rentals
  • Upolu Airport (UPP): 205 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 Kohala Coast?

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

  • Mauna Kea Beach: 1,187 rentals
  • Waikola Village Golf Club: 708 rentals
  • Mauna Lani Resort Golf Course: 1,539 rentals
  • Magic Sands Beach: 2,171 rentals
  • Waipio Valley Lookout: 375 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kohala Coast 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 destinations around Kohala Coast

Mauna Kea Beach
1,187 vacation rentals
Waikola Village Golf Club
708 vacation rentals
Mauna Lani Resort Golf Course
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Magic Sands Beach
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Waipio Valley Lookout
375 vacation rentals
Big Island Country Club
3,415 vacation rentals
Waialea Beach
1,486 vacation rentals
Mauka Meadows Coffee Farm
2,426 vacation rentals
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
2,589 vacation rentals
Kua Bay
3,365 vacation rentals
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
3,267 vacation rentals
Hapuna Golf Course
1,489 vacation rentals
Manini'owali Beach
3,365 vacation rentals
Parker Ranch Center
1,418 vacation rentals
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee Plantation
2,870 vacation rentals
Kona Country Club
2,196 vacation rentals
Makalawena Beach
3,240 vacation rentals
Honokohau Marina
2,228 vacation rentals
Keokea Beach Park
301 vacation rentals
Pololu Valley Overlook
517 vacation rentals