Top rated rentals — Fern Acres
Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Fern Acres getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Fern Acres with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Fern Acres

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fern Acres a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Native Hawaiian Lava (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Volcano Winery (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Naniloa Country Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Volcano Golf and Country Club (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fern Acres

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fern Acres. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thurston Lava Tube (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Kehena Beach (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Kīlauea Visitor Center (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Rainbow Falls (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Kalakaua Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Fern Acres

The nearest airport is in Hilo Intl. Airport (ITO), located 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Fern Acres?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Fern Acres:

  • Around 9 miles from the center of Fern Acres, it's difficult to beat "Volcano Rainforest Lodge, Extreme Privacy And Luxury". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a washing machine and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Another enticing choice is "Stunning, Romantic Cottage On Slope Of Hualalai", which is around 60 miles from Fern Acres. Featuring 1 bedroom, nearby hunting activities and cookware, dishware and utensils, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

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

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

You need only set foot in one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Fern Acres to figure out that great things really do come in small packages. Cleverly designed to make use of every square inch of space, these mini wonders promise a big vacation experience:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Tiny House Best Location In Kailua". This retreat in Honolulu County packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as a TV and nearby ecotour services.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "New Tiny House Big Yard Fruit Trees Fire Pit Ocean Views Beach Gear". Located in Honolulu County, this little gem comes with cookware, dishware and utensils and high-speed internet services.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Fern Acres?

You'll find some character-filled log cabins available in and around Fern Acres. Get the rustic cabin experience while vacationing in natural surroundings at one of these impressive choices:

  • "Aloha Lodge - Private Eco Log Cabin Near Volcano Park" has all the comforts you need for a relaxing vacation, such as an oven and a barbecue grill. After you've unpacked, get out and about and soak up the picturesque scenery.
  • You won't have to forego any home comforts if you stay at "Rustic Log Cabin Retreat By Beaches And National Park". This escape features a balcony, a garden and more.

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

Put aside those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Head for one of these weekend getaways in and near Fern Acres and enjoy all the awesome things to do nearby:

  • Located 11 miles to the southwest of the center of Fern Acres, "Whimsical And Charming ~ Private Home In Beautiful Hawaiian Rainforest" is a good match for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Get out and see nearby outdoor attractions, such as Lava Tree State Monument and Gilbert Carvalho Park. If you still have time, try some cycling or hiking and biking.
  • "Hale Mauka Volcano Village Hawaii Volcanoes National Park" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 11 miles southwest of Fern Acres, use it as a base to try some cycling or caving. Honoli'i Beach and Lava Tree State Monument also have to be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Fern Acres?

Typically small, easy on the pocketbook and conveniently located, it's easy to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and experience the culture of Fern Acres up close:

  • Make "Hulili Tropical Fruit Farm - With Over 200 Five Star Reviews" your temporary home. This quality property features amenities including an ocean view and games.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Whimsical And Charming ~ Private Home In Beautiful Hawaiian Rainforest", which comes with conveniences such as a fireplace and children's games.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to see even more of Fern Acres. Cultural attractions like Kahilu Theatre and Mauna Lani Historic Park will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Fern Acres?

From cozy studio apartments to large vacation rentals, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are just two of our most popular picks in and around Fern Acres:

  • For a wonderful night or two away, you can't go wrong with "Ocean View Mauna Lani Terrace". It's close to the center of Fern Acres, along with lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • "Puako 1940's Vintage Beach Cottage" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why many guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Fern Acres?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your other half away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these escapes in or near Fern Acres:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and kick back together at "Volcano Rainforest Lodge, Extreme Privacy And Luxury". Around 9 miles from Fern Acres, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend away, including a fireplace and winery tours.
  • "Hulili Tropical Fruit Farm - With Over 200 Five Star Reviews" is another top option that'll woo you. It's about 25 miles from Fern Acres and comes with a dining table and a restaurant dining guide.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Fern Acres?

We've got some impressive mansions for rent in and near Fern Acres. If you're after somewhere with lots of room as well as a serious dose of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Situated approximately 16 miles to the north of Fern Acres, "Private 2 Bedroom Suite With Ac In Historic Mansion Steps From The Beach" is the ideal place to relax in total luxury. Nice touches here include golf and a swimming pool.
  • With a porch, a garden and plenty of other top-rated amenities, "Restored Historic Mansion With Modern Amenities Steps To The Beach" will get your squad's nod of approval. This opulent retreat is roughly 16 miles to the north of Fern Acres.

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

Share your stay and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an epic getaway with your best friends or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Fern Acres:

  • A host of amenities including mountain views and a nearby waterfront make "The Hilo House | An Exclusive Grand Historic Home" a winner. This generous retreat has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 people. From central Fern Acres, it's around 15 miles away to the north.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with loved ones, and "Stayplayaloha~ Ohana Means Family" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 12 miles to the north of Fern Acres, as many as 18 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and nearby museums are among the various amenities here.

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

A pool is often an essential amenity for any unforgettable vacation. Enjoy splashing about or simply chilling out by the water at one of these refreshing retreats in or near Fern Acres:

  • Throw your swimsuit in your suitcase and enjoy a fun stay with your group at "Popular 3 Bedroom 2 Bath House Minutes From Natl Park And Volcano Village". Other amenities here include towels and a microwave oven.
  • "The Hilo House | An Exclusive Grand Historic Home" is another top option. After you've enjoyed a dip with the kids, take advantage of other conveniences like childrens activities and nearby birdwatching activities.