Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Waimea, 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $225 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Waimea. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Hawaiian heritage in Waimea

Situated among the rolling green hills of Kauai County, vacationers head to Waimea for a picturesque slice of Hawaii's Big Island. Known as "Hawaii's Original Visitor Destination", it was here that the 1st Europeans landed in 1778 and the sight that greeted them hasn't changed much. With its lush pastures, shimmering waterfalls and dramatic valleys, Waimea boasts some of the island's most stunning scenery, providing a beautiful backdrop for hiking, zip lining and horseback riding. A Waimea vacation rental puts you in the heart of it all, with easy access to golf courses, beaches and historic attractions.

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Natural wonders in Waimea

Of all the attractions here, those created by nature are the most impressive. Vacationers flock to see Kohala, a huge foot-shaped volcano that dominates the skyline. One million years old, it's the oldest of the 5 volcanoes on Hawaii's Big Island, while Waipio Valley is another must-see, with its green cliffs, black sand beach and silver waterfalls. One mile wide and 6 miles deep, it's lined with trails that are suitable for hikers of all abilities. Like to find out more about the town's equestrian heritage? Be sure to visit Paniolo Heritage Center, home to the historic Pukalani Stables.


Outdoor attractions in spectacular Waimea

Though the town itself is small, a Waimea vacation rental offers access to amenities, from local stores and restaurants to fabulous farmers' markets. The action here takes place outdoors, with hikes through Waipio Valley, guided treks on horseback and golf among the many attractions on offer. Seeking sun, sea and sand? You've come to the right place. It's just a short hop to Waikoloa, where opportunities abound for topping up your tan.


Year-round sun in Waimea

With pleasant conditions all year round, the weather shouldn't be a deciding factor when the time comes to book your Waimea vacation rental. Situated almost 2,700 feet above sea level, the town's weather is a little cooler in comparison to the rest of the island, but it still boasts average temperatures between 61 and 68 degrees. July, August and September are the warmest months, while February is the coolest, through it's still pleasantly warm. Rain can be a year-round occurrence here, though it's usually reserved for nighttime or during the late afternoon.

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Beautiful scenery in breathtaking Waimea

Situated in the South Kohala District, Waimea offers access to some of Hawaii's most beautiful scenery, with pristine beaches, hills carpeted with lush greenery, rugged cliffs and dense jungles adorned with waterfalls. At the heart of it all is Pu‘u O ‘Umi Natural Area Reserve, home to the geological grandeur of the Kohala Forest Reserve and volcano. Both provide a sprawling wilderness for hikers and nature lovers to explore.

How many vacation rentals are available around Waimea, HI?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 3,650 vacation rentals around Waimea. From 867 house rentals to 67 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Waimea?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Waimea. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital: 1,420 vacation rentals
  • Waimea Canyon: 1,538 vacation rentals
  • West Kauai Technology and Visitor Center: 1,413 vacation rentals
  • Koke'e Mountains: 1,376 vacation rentals
  • Kiki a Ola (Menehune Ditch): 1,560 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waimea listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waimea?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 867 Houses in Waimea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waimea include:

  • Cottages: 67 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,239 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 67 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waimea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,925 vacation rentals with pool available in Waimea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.