Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Kona Coast, US 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 high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $129 per night, and hotels and villas are popular options for a stay in Kona Coast. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Hawaiian heritage in Kona Coast vacation homes

The sunny Kona Coast is a large region on the western side of the state of Hawaii. This expansive area offers everything from artisan coffee farms to historic landmarks, along with all of the beach and water adventure you could ask for. Vacation home rentals near the best the Kona Coast has to offer give you all that you need for your beach getaway.


Culture and heritage in Kona Coast

The Kona Coast is rich in history and cultural influences that give it a unique energy all its own. Vacation homes can be found near some of the Kona Coast’s most important heritage sites, such as the Hulihee Palace, the former summer home for Hawaiian royalty that now has Victorian artifacts and events, and the Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, the former royal grounds and refuge for ancient lawbreakers. The Kealakekua Bay, the spot where Captain James Cook first set foot on the islands, and the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, a park with petroglyphs and heiau temples, are sure to delight history buffs.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Kona Coast

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Kona Coast for its snorkeling and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Kona Coast a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Makani Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Waikoloa Beach Golf Course (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Waikoloa Kings Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Mauna Lani Resort Golf Course (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Waikola Village Golf Club (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure in Kona Coast

Shielded from winds by Mauna Loa, the Kona Coast waters are ideal for a variety of outdoor activities. Snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, whale watching, and dolphin watching are popular activities in the area. Kona is also famous for deep-sea fishing and offers charter boats for those looking for a trophy. The lush landscape is perfect for exploration on land as well, offering plenty of nature and hiking trails near the region’s vacation homes.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kona Coast

Kona Coast is famous for its island views, volcano viewpoints and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kona Coast is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauna Kea Beach (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Kailua-Kona Beaches (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Hualālai (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Manini'owali Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Kua Bay (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Anaehoomalu Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kona Coast

Fly into Kona Intl. Airport (KOA), the closest airport, located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center.

Getting around

Transportation in Kona Coast

Kona Coast is a vast region with a lot of landmarks and areas of interest scattered throughout. Fortunately, plenty of transportation options can be found near the region’s vacation rentals, ensuring you can get where you need to go. The best way to navigate Kona Coast and its attractions at your own pace is with a rental car, but you can also take the bus, a taxi, or a rideshare. Sightseeing tours are available for specific excursions, which are ideal for seeing a bunch of related sights. If you’re traveling between islands, there are inter-island flights.

Food and drink

Best dining in Kona Coast

Kona Coast may be famous for Kona coffee, but there’s a lot more to the culinary experience. Fresh fruits and vegetables, cattle farms, Pacific seafood, and a blend of different cultures give Kona Coast a unique taste all its own. Local specialties include loco moco, a white rice topped with hamburger, egg, and gravy, and sashimi-grade sushi right from the waters. Hawaiian delicacies are celebrated with a variety of food festivals as well, such as the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival. For the true Hawaiian culinary experience, visit a local restaurant near your summer rental and taste all that the islands have to offer.

Essential info

Key information for stays in Kona Coast vacation rentals

As part of the U.S., the Kona Coast uses U.S. currency and doesn’t require a passport for citizens, but foreign travelers will need a passport. Though the area is generally safe, especially near populated areas with vacation homes, be aware of isolated and rural areas where visitors don’t normally dwell. Rare hazards include shark attacks, jellyfish stings, tsunami, volcanic eruption, falling rock, flash floods, and falling coconuts, which are more likely when engaging in outdoor activities. For emergency medical assistance, dial 9-1-1 or visit one of the area’s hospitals or clinics.

What is the best area to stay in Kona Coast when booking a vacation rental?

If you're on your way to Kona Coast, Kahaluu-Keauhou is among the most popular areas to book a vacation property. While you're here, visit amazing sights like Magic Sands Beach and Kahaluu Beach Park.

How many vacation rentals are in Kona Coast?

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What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Kona Coast?

The most in-demand types of vacation rentals in Kona Coast are condos. Prefer something different? Vrbo has plenty of options to match the unique needs of our guests, so you'll see vacation properties in lots of shapes and sizes. The ideal fit is ready and waiting for you — get hold of yours today.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Kona Coast?

A range of things can affect what you'll pay for a vacation rental in Kona Coast, including the season, type of property and length of stay. However, all Vrbo homes have one thing in common — amazing value. Simply add your travel dates to find your ideal match.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Kona Coast?

When you travel and the size and style of the property will influence the cost of your beachside vacation rental. Type in your Kona Coast travel dates to view your options on Vrbo. Can't live without a hot tub? Use our filters to pick the features and amenities you want in your vacation home.

What are popular rental amenities in Kona Coast?

When it comes to rental amenities that guests look for in Kona Coast, a swimming pool, tennis and beach sun loungers are at the top of the list. With Vrbo vacation rentals, there are options to match your taste and style, whether you're traveling with family members, friends or even pets.

What are the top attractions for families in Kona Coast?

You'll find loads of awesome things to see and do with the family in Kona Coast, such as:

  • Hualālai
  • Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
  • Kailua-Kona Beaches

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in Kona Coast?

Gather your family and enjoy a relaxing escape in one of the 1,404 two-bedroom vacation properties Kona Coast has to offer.

Are there vacation rentals with WiFi in Kona Coast?

Kona Coast has 1,335 vacation rentals with WiFi, so you can stay connected while you're traveling. Simply check the 'WiFi' box in our handy search filter for a list of properties with this feature. From streaming movie blockbusters to updating your social media, these Vrbo homes make it easy to get online.

How old do you have to be to rent a vacation rental in Kona Coast?

The age limit can differ across properties on Vrbo, so check the rules of the vacation rental in Kona Coast you want to book. But in general, it's 16, 18 or 21.