Discover a selection of 11 vacation rentals in Keaau, 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 private pools. Prices start at $57 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Keaau. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Keaau

The island views, parks and waterfalls are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Keaau. This relaxing city allures visitors with its snorkeling and whale watching. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home. Many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Keaau

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Keaau for its snorkeling and whale watching. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Keaau a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Naniloa Country Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Native Hawaiian Lava (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hilo Coffee Mill (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the volcano viewpoints and other natural features in Keaau

Keaau is famous for its island views, parks and waterfalls. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Keaau is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Coconut Island Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Keaukaha Beach Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Carlsmith Beach Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Kalakaua Park (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Rainbow Falls (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Keaau

The nearest airport is in Hilo Intl. Airport (ITO), located 6.4 mi (10.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Keaau?

From luxurious condos to basic cottages, Vrbo has properties to fit all budgets and tastes. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Keaau:

  • "Luxury Oceanfront With Pool And Air Conditioned Comfort": If you're chasing a comfy living space in Hawaiian Paradise Park, this rental won't let you down. It comes with 3 bedrooms and quality amenities including a barbecue grill and a fenced pool.
  • "Hale Kai Nalu - Oceanfront Luxury Home W": Stay at this property in Hawaiian Paradise Park and you'll have access to a kitchen island, cable/satellite TV services and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate your friends and family.

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

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

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Keaau opens the door to big adventure. Shut down your laptop and switch your focus to nature at one of these compact escapes:

  • Take a few days off to get back to basics at "Tiny House Best Location In Kailua". Located in Honolulu County, cable/satellite TV services and nearby whale-watching activities are a couple of amenities offered here.
  • Alternatively, make yourself at home at "New Tiny House Big Yard Fruit Trees Fire Pit Ocean Views Beach Gear". Situated in Honolulu County, this tiny abode comes with nearby whale-watching activities and a separate dining area.

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

Whether you're searching for a log cabin for a break with your buddies or a vacation with the family, we have you covered. Lock in one of these great vacation rentals in or near Keaau and enjoy relaxing in nature for a while:

  • "Rustic Log Cabin Retreat By Beaches And National Park" is a fabulous mixture of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Take advantage of amenities here such as a barbecue grill and a balcony.
  • Bring a few pals with you or cozy up with your honey at "Aloha Lodge - Private Eco Log Cabin Near Volcano Park". A balcony and a kitchen are just two of the many amenities you'll find at this sought-after option.

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

Clock out on Friday and then forget about your cares. If it's time for some fun and relaxation, these rentals in and near Keaau promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • Located 19 miles to the southwest of central Keaau, "Whimsical And Charming ~ Private Home In Beautiful Hawaiian Rainforest" is a hit with nature lovers and adventurous types. Get out and discover nearby attractions, including Kehena Beach and Mackenzie State Park. If you're up for some fun activities, try basketball or caving.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Hale Mauka Volcano Village Hawaii Volcanoes National Park". Use it as a base to relax, or head out for some golf and cycling. When it's time to discover some nearby attractions, check out Pohoiki Beach and Panaewa Rainforest Zoo. This attractive vacation rental is around 19 miles southwest of Keaau.

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

Generally small, easy on the wallet and well located, it's easy to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and experience the energy of Keaau up close:

  • Make "Hulili Tropical Fruit Farm - With Over 200 Five Star Reviews" your home away from home. This wonderful property comes with amenities including a TV and an ocean view.
  • "Whimsical And Charming ~ Private Home In Beautiful Hawaiian Rainforest" is another good option. Get comfortable and enjoy the use of a restaurant dining guide, a balcony and more.

There are lots of sights around Keaau to add to your itinerary. Nourish the culture vulture in you with a visit to Ipu Hale Gallery and Mauna Lani Historic Park.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Keaau?

Whether you're searching for a compact apartment for you and your other half or a house with room for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Keaau. These retreats make a comfortable base for a quick trip:

  • If you can only spare a night or two, "Puako 1940's Vintage Beach Cottage" is a good choice. It's not too far from the center of Keaau, so you'll have easy access to lots of attractions.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Hulili Tropical Fruit Farm - With Over 200 Five Star Reviews". This centrally located property will feel like your home away from home.

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

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to say "I love you." Whisk your special someone away for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Keaau:

  • Located around 17 miles from Keaau, "Volcano Rainforest Lodge, Extreme Privacy And Luxury" is a perfect place for starry-eyed couples. Winery tours and a fireplace are some of the amenities here.
  • Another place where you can spend a few precious days together is "Hulili Tropical Fruit Farm - With Over 200 Five Star Reviews". Around 20 miles from Keaau, a dining table and outdoor furniture add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Keaau?

If you're seeking somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not make it extra special? These mansions for rent in or around Keaau will easily fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Style, character and charm — "Private 2 Bedroom Suite With Ac In Historic Mansion Steps From The Beach" has it all, and then some. Approximately 9 miles north of Keaau and offering a swimming pool and golf, this place is hard to top.
  • With a porch, a garden and loads of other top-rated amenities, "Restored Historic Mansion With Modern Amenities Steps To The Beach" will get your squad's stamp of approval. This opulent retreat is roughly 9 miles to the north of Keaau.

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

Share your stay and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with your best friends or a big family gathering, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Keaau:

  • A wealth of amenities including a fireplace and a kitchen make "The Hilo House | An Exclusive Grand Historic Home" a top pick. This sizable retreat has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. From central Keaau, it's around 10 miles away to the northwest.
  • "Stayplayaloha~ Ohana Means Family" is another fantastic option. It's around 7 miles to the northwest of Keaau, has 5 bedrooms and welcomes up to 18 guests. A kitchen and nearby museums are among the things that'll help make your stay more comfortable.

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

Nothing says fun like a pool. Dig out your inflatable doughnut and browse these houses in or near Keaau that feature this added bonus:

  • Get your vacation on at "Popular 3 Bedroom 2 Bath House Minutes From Natl Park And Volcano Village", where your highest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a kitchen and a TV help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • "The Hilo House | An Exclusive Grand Historic Home" is the kind of place you go to get away from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. Nearby whale-watching activities and a fridge are also on hand to make your visit comfortable and convenient.

Wondering what the weather is like in Keaau? It has an oceanic climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 70 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Keaau vacation rentals.