Discover a selection of 133 vacation rentals in Kalapana 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 gardens and backyards. Prices start at $67 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Kalapana. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Kalapana

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kalapana. One of the city's many top draws is its biking. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Kalapana

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Kalapana has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Hilo Coffee Mill (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Hobby Garden Hawaii (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Aloha Candy Company (17 mi / 27.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kalapana

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kalapana

Travelers enjoy Kalapana for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Kalapana is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kehena Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Pohoiki Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Isaac Hale Beach Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Thurston Lava Tube (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Kealakomo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Kalapana

The nearest airport is in Hilo Intl. Airport (ITO), located 25.2 mi (40.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kalapana?

Whether you're planning your next epic adventure with pals or a romantic trip with your sweetheart, one of these top vacation rentals in Kalapana is sure to catch your eye:

  • "Private Oceanfront Luxury Home On The Pristine Puna Coast": This Puna District property offers 3 bedrooms and is rated highly among guests. Conveniences such as a garage and off-street parking options help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "Ocean Temple: Pacific Blue Ocean Views And 500 Ac. Of State Land In Your Backyard": Put your suitcase down and your weary feet up at this popular getaway in Kaimu. It comes with 1 bedroom, a restaurant dining guide, a dining table and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Kalapana vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Kalapana?

For a different kind of vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Kalapana. A word of caution though — after you've lived the tiny house life, the urge to move into one of thes pint-sized digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take a few days off to recharge your batteries at "Tiny House Best Location In Kailua". Located in Honolulu County, daily housekeeping services and a nearby beach are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "New Tiny House Big Yard Fruit Trees Fire Pit Ocean Views Beach Gear" in Honolulu County is another excellent option. Off-street parking options and a microwave oven will make your stay here even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Kalapana?

Vrbo has some charming log cabins for rent in and around Kalapana. Get the rustic cabin experience while vacationing in natural surroundings at either of these impressive properties:

  • "Rustic Log Cabin Retreat By Beaches And National Park" has all the comforts you need for a relaxed vacation, including an oven and off-street parking options. Once you've unpacked, get out and about and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
  • Invite a couple of friends along or get comfy with your partner at "Aloha Lodge - Private Eco Log Cabin Near Volcano Park". A barbecue grill and a kitchen are two of the many conveniences included at this tempting option.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Kalapana?

Forget about those household chores — weekends were made for fun. Settle into one of these weekend getaways in and around Kalapana and make the most of all the exciting things to do nearby:

  • Located 16 miles to the west of the center of Kalapana, "Hale Mauka Volcano Village Hawaii Volcanoes National Park" is popular with adventurous types and nature buffs. Get out and discover nearby outdoor attractions, such as Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and Keaukaha Beach Park. If you're up for more, try caving or kayaking.
  • Alternatively, switch into vacation mode at "Peace And Tranquility In Rain". Approximately 16 miles west of Kalapana, activities around here include snorkeling and hiking and biking. Rather go sightseeing? Pencil in a visit to Coconut Island Park and Kapoho Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kalapana?

Typically small, economical and well located, it's not hard to be impressed by a studio apartment. Escape to one of these vacation rentals and experience the culture of Kalapana up close:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Whimsical And Charming ~ Private Home In Beautiful Hawaiian Rainforest". This vacation rental is a popular base for seeing the sights and offers amenities including an oven and games.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Honolii Black Sand Beach Vacation Rental", which comes with conveniences such as a nearby river and a smart TV.

When you're ready to step foot outside your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's lots to keep you occupied around Kalapana. Passionate about culture? Swing by Holualoa Gallery and Dovetail.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kalapana?

Whether you're chasing a cozy cottage or a house to fit the entire family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Kalapana:

  • Within easy reach of central Kalapana, "Ocean Beach Home In The Heart Of Authentic Old Hawaii" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and discover everything that's around you.
  • "Off The Beaten Track On The Island Of Hawai`i" is also well located. Put your feet up here and find out why lots of guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kalapana?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Kalapana that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Located around 15 miles from Kalapana, "Volcano Rainforest Lodge, Extreme Privacy And Luxury" is a perfect place for doting lovebirds. A fireplace and winery tours are some of the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend your break canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Whimsical And Charming ~ Private Home In Beautiful Hawaiian Rainforest", around 16 miles from Kalapana. Beauty services and winery tours will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Kalapana?

If you're seeking somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not a place with a little glitz and glamour? These mansions for rent in or around Kalapana will easily accommodate the entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Charm, character and style — "Private 2 Bedroom Suite With Ac In Historic Mansion Steps From The Beach" has it all with some to spare. Approximately 25 miles north of Kalapana and offering golf and a swimming pool, this showstopper is tough to beat.
  • Alternatively, catapult your vacation to a new level and stay a few days at "Restored Historic Mansion With Modern Amenities Steps To The Beach". It's around 25 miles to the north of Kalapana and offers amenities like a garden, a porch and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Kalapana?

Share your vacation and have twice as much fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed getaway with buddies or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Kalapana:

  • You'll have ample space to spread out at "The Hilo House | An Exclusive Grand Historic Home". Around 25 miles north of Kalapana, this impressive property has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 14 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Stayplayaloha~ Ohana Means Family" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 25 miles to the north of Kalapana, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. A kitchen and a playground are just a couple of things designed to make your group getaway even more memorable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Kalapana?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Kalapana and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Get into vacay mode at "Popular 3 Bedroom 2 Bath House Minutes From Natl Park And Volcano Village", where your biggest priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and a barbecue grill help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Otherwise, spend your break at "The Hilo House | An Exclusive Grand Historic Home". In addition to its inviting pool, you can also make use of a garden and a living room.

Kalapana has a tropical rainforest climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 70 ºF and 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Kalapana vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.