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Occupying an area of over 4,000 square miles, the Big Island of Hawaii is one of the hottest destinations for sustainable tourism in the world. The western coast alone is home to some of the most exciting and vibrant towns, cities, and resorts, from the bustling community of Puako to the adorable town of Captain Cook. Those looking to get away from it all will find a little slice of Hawaiian paradise at one of our Big Island vacation rentals and condos.

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Shores at Waikoloa #105 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Shores at Waikoloa #105 - Waikoloa, HI

From $160
Hale Kai O Kona #6 3D Tour
3 Bed | 3 Bath | Sleeps 6

Hale Kai O Kona #6 - Kailua-Kona, HI

From $804
Greens At Waikoloa #L101 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Greens At Waikoloa #L101 - Waikoloa Village, HI

From $182
Mauna Lani Palm Villas D2 3D Tour
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Mauna Lani Palm Villas D2 - Kamuela, HI

From $402
Kona Bali Kai #332 3D Tour
0 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Kona Bali Kai #332 - Kailua-Kona, HI

From $110

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Recent The Big Island, Hawaii vacation rental reviews

Love the location and the quiet place! Only problem was the lock on the door is kinda tough to open! Otherwise we will be back!
Alison A. | Oct 2021
Really nice back yard pool area & roof deck with ocean view. Great place for two couples or a family to have as a home base for vacation! Close to the airport but up around 1000ft where the nights are cooler.
William M. | Oct 2021
We've stayed at three different units at the Colony Villas in the last four years. This unit is well appointed and equipped and had plenty of beach chairs and toys which is important to us. Would definitely stay here again. However, there was zero "left overs" other than coffee filters which was a first on our almost 30 years in renting vacation properties on 4 continents. No left over salt and pepper, sugar, paper products etc. We left that all behind in this unit and would be nice to know if these are being disposed of due to Covid (not necessary) or cleaning staff taking them (which is why I don't trash unopened food or remaining liquor but please leave some basics left from the last vacationers). Also, a set of plastic cups would be nice for patio and pool use. Thanks for an enjoyable stay.
John N. | Oct 2021

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Clear-Water Beaches on the Big Island

There are plenty of reasons that so many of Hawaii’s most popular beachside resorts can be found along the western coast where the crystal blue waters roll, rush, and even rage over the shimmering white sands and jagged cliffs offering must-visit destinations for surfing, swimming, and sunbathing.

In Puako, you’ll find tide pools brimming with ocean life as well as spectacular offshore sites for snorkeling and scuba diving. Additional spots offering sublime beaches include Kailua-Kona 31 miles down the coast from Puako, as well as Kapoho with its volcanically-heated tide pools, located on the opposite side of the island.

Exploring the Big Island of Hawaii

If you’re looking to hike, explore, and see unique natural features as well as sites of historic interest, start your journey walking the fascinating King’s Trail that once meandered for over 30 miles connecting the villages of Kailua and Kona in the south to Puako in the north. From here, you can view the Puako petroglyph fields boasting over 3,000 ancient drawings carved into the volcanic rock. Check out the seven historic fish ponds (also in the Puako area) and learn their fascinating history that may well date back to as early as 250 B.C.!

In the quaint community of Captain Cook, located about 12 miles south of Kailua-Kona, be sure to hike out to the Captain James Cook Monument and enjoy the panoramic ocean views. If you’re a coffee drinker, don't miss the Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

About 100 miles from Captain Cook, the historic hamlet of Honomu stands as the gateway to Akaka Falls State Park, home of Akaka Falls, a dramatic, 422-foot waterfall, surely the most famous waterfall in all of East Hawai’i! And just 50 miles from Honomu, find yourself in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you can hike or cycle to glowing lava flows and explore dormant lava tubes.

Modern Conveniences on the Big Island

The Big Island of Hawai’i is not just about beaches, hiking trails, and plunging waterfalls. Many guests come to enjoy the many deluxe amenities of beachside resorts, to shop in charming boutiques or waterfront malls, or to challenge the holes of a number of world famous golf courses, including the 18-hole Waikoloa Village Golf Club where you can play your way through lush greens while enjoying breathtaking views of five different volcanoes.

Whether you're visiting the award-winning, beachside resorts, golfing on some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world, or heading out to explore the lush parks and dramatic volcanoes, experience it all from one of our Big Island vacation rentals and condos!

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