Kailua-Kona vacation rentals

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Select from 738 houses, 1728 condos, and other vacation rentals to find the perfect place for your stay in Kailua-Kona. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, which might include parking and a fireplace. You'll be able to choose a rental to meet everyone's needs, including options that are accessible or non-smoking.

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Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Kailua-Kona

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kailua-Kona. Renowned for its snorkeling, shopping and coffeehouses, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Mauna Kea Beach and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities and attractions in Kailua-Kona

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kailua-Kona a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kona Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Golf Course (13 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Makani Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Waikoloa Beach Golf Course (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Waikoloa Kings Golf Course (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Mauna Lani Resort Golf Course (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kailua-Kona

Beautiful ocean views, volcano viewpoints and breathtaking sunsets are a few of the stunning natural features that Kailua-Kona boasts. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Kailua-Kona is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauna Kea Beach (27.6 mi / 44.4 km)
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (28.4 mi / 45.8 km)
  • Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Magic Sands Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Kahalu'u Beach Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Kailua-Kona

Travelers speak highly of Kailua-Kona for its snorkeling. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Traveling to and around Kailua-Kona

Fly into Kona Intl. Airport (KOA), the closest airport, located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

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

Among the most popular areas to book a vacation rental in Kailua-Kona is Kahaluu-Keauhou. Make your home away from home here and have fun visiting some big-ticket attractions, such as Magic Sands Beach and Kahaluu Beach Park.

How many vacation rentals are in Kailua-Kona?

Whether you're looking for a city apartment, lakeside lodge or something else, choosing a Vrbo vacation rental means you'll always have the entire place to yourself — no sharing with strangers. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Kailua-Kona is ${propertiesCount}.

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

According to our research, condos are the most sought-after vacation rental type in Kailua-Kona. But naturally, everyone's idea of an epic trip isn't the same. Vrbo has vacation rentals of all shapes, sizes and budgets, so you're sure to find your ideal match.

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

Several things can affect the price of a vacation rental in Kailua-Kona, such as the length of stay, type of property and season. But, all our vacation homes have one thing in common — incredible value. Just add your travel dates to find your dream escape.

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

When you travel and the style and size of the property will determine the cost of your beachside vacation rental. Click on your Kailua-Kona travel dates to see your options on Vrbo. Did someone just say "hot tub"? Use the filters to select the amenities and features you want.

What are popular rental amenities in Kailua-Kona?

When it comes to rental amenities that people are on the lookout for in Kailua-Kona, tennis, a beach view and nearby museums are the most popular. With Vrbo vacation rentals, you'll enjoy options to fit your taste and style, whether you're going on a vacation with friends, family or even pets.

What are the top attractions for families in Kailua-Kona?

Keep the kids occupied at these leading family-friendly attractions in Kailua-Kona:

  • Mauna Kea Summit
  • Kailua Pier
  • Hualālai

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

You can select from 441 two-bedroom properties in Kailua-Kona. Settle the kids into the second room or maybe fill it with a couple of your nearest and dearest friends. There's plenty of space for whoever's lucky enough to be joining your adventure.

Are there vacation rentals with WiFi in Kailua-Kona?

Whether you want to keep up with the latest news, check emails or update your social media, there are 491 vacation homes with WiFi in Kailua-Kona. Check the 'WiFi' box when searching on Vrbo and stay connected on your vacation.

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

You'll have to check with the Kailua-Kona vacation rental you'd like on Vrbo as the age limit differs. However, typically it's 16, 18 or 21.

How long can I rent a vacation rental in Kailua-Kona for?

The amount of time you can book a Kailua-Kona vacation rental for is up to the property. Simply enter your preferred travel dates to see available options offering extended stays. They feature all the things you need to make your extended getaway more enjoyable and comfortable, like air conditioning and kitchens. Some properties might also offer weekly or monthly discounted prices, so you can stick around for longer for less.