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Top vacation rentals in Big Island

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Honolii Black Sand Beach Vacation Rental
3 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Garden · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Apartment in Big Island has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to Honolii Black Sand Beach Vacation Rental's exceptional amenities, such as Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry.

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4.3
Excellent(813 Reviews)
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Kona Coast Resort
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Enjoy the best of Big Island in our Hotel, Kona Coast Resort. A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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4.4
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Paniolo Greens Resort
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a Hotel in Big Island, this Hotel for $132 per night for your business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, on your next trip.

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Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet / Wifi

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Hotel in Big Island has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to Hilo Reeds Bay Hotel's exceptional amenities, such as Internet / Wifi, Laundry and Smoking allowed.

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Vacation rentals with internet & wifi in Big Island

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Good(236 Reviews)
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Hilton Waikoloa Village
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Looking for the perfect place to call home during your trip to Big Island? This Resort offers a comfort and style with top-notch amenities, including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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4.1
Excellent(13 Reviews)
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Mauna Lani Point
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Experience the best of Big Island with this Resort available for $280. This property is equipped with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Looking for a memorable stay in Big Island? Our Resort might just be what you're looking for. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more during your stay.

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Castle Hali'i Kai at Waikoloa
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Resort in Big Island, for $282 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Big Island travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Big Island vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Big Island, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What is the price range for rentals in Big Island?

Vacation rentals in Big Island have a price range between $39-$18,984. The average price for rentals in Big Island is $250 per night.

Where is Big Island, HI?

Big Island, HI is located in the Pacific Ocean, and is the largest island in the state of Hawaii. It is located about 200 miles south of the main Hawaiian Islands, and is home to many stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and active volcanoes. It is known as the “Big Island” due to its size, and is also referred to as Hawaii Island.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Big Island, HI?

The popular shopping destinations in Big Island, HI are:

  • The Shops at Mauna Lani
  • Kings' Shops
  • Prince Kuhio Plaza
  • Hilo Shopping Center

Is Big Island, HI safe to travel to?

Big Island, HI is generally safe to travel to. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and avoid secluded areas.
  • Always keep your valuables secure.
  • Be aware of local laws and customs.

What is the culture like in Big Island, HI?

Big Island, Hawaii, is known for its vibrant culture, stunning scenery, and warm hospitality. With its unique mix of cultures, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are five key cultural aspects of Big Island, Hawaii:

  • Polynesian culture – Big Island is home to many Polynesian influences, such as traditional hula dancing and luau feasts.
  • Local art – Big Island has a thriving art community, with galleries and studios that showcase the work of local artists.
  • Music – Big Island has a vibrant music scene, featuring genres such as reggae, Hawaiian, blues, and jazz.
  • Outdoor activities – Hiking, swimming, surfing, and snorkeling are popular activities on the island.
  • Spirituality – Big Island has a strong spiritual presence, with many residents practicing traditional Hawaiian spirituality.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Big Island, HI?

Affordable accommodation on the Big Island, HI can be found at the Kona Coast Resort. This resort offers spacious guest rooms, great amenities, and a convenient location near the beach. Here are the key features of this resort:

  • Spacious guest rooms with all the amenities
  • Close proximity to the beach and other attractions
  • On-site activities for all ages
  • Affordable rates and packages available

How can I get around in Big Island, HI?

You can get around in Big Island, HI, by:

  • Renting a car
  • Using public transportation
  • Taking a taxi or ridesharing service

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Big Island, HI?

The Big Island of Hawaii is an amazing place to visit, with a wide variety of attractions to explore. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Big Island, HI:

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Kona Coffee Living History Farm
  • Mauna Kea Summit
  • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park
The Big Island has something for everyone, from the stunning natural beauty of the national parks to the cultural history of the coffee farm. Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or something in between, the Big Island offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Big Island, HI?

The most popular vacation rental amenities in Big Island, HI are:

  • High-Speed Wi-Fi
  • Fully-Equipped Kitchen
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Patio with Grill
  • Air Conditioning

These amenities offer travelers the ability to stay connected to work or family, cook their own meals, relax in the comfort of their own private pool, enjoy the outdoor space with a grill, and stay cool during the hot months.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Big Island, HI?

Big Island, HI is home to some of the most picturesque neighborhoods, each offering its own unique charm. Here are some of the best neighborhoods to visit:

  • Kailua-Kona: A quaint town known for its white-sand beaches, historical sites and vibrant nightlife.
  • Waikoloa: A coastal village with a variety of shops, restaurants, and resorts.
  • Hilo: A lively city with plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
  • Puna: A rural area known for its lush rainforests, black-sand beaches, and hot springs.

About Big Island

As well as touring coffee farms that Kona is renowned for, check out these must-visit attractions.
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park: Learn about ancient Hawaiian culture as you hike the trails and see sacred temples, petroglyphs, four distinct land divisions and two Hawaiian fishponds. Look out for local wildlife that includes monk seals and green sea turtles.
  • Hulihee Palace: Compare your vacation home with that of the royals in the 1800s. Take a guided tour to see Victorian artifacts, ornaments and furniture. Time your visit right to see a concert in the palace.
  • Atlantis Adventures: Board the eco-friendly submarine to see sharks, turtles, stingrays, eels and tropical fish up close in their natural habitat as you travel silently through a vast natural coral reef.

What are the top things to do in Big Island, HI?

Big Island, HI is a paradise of stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and active volcanoes. Here are the top things to do in Big Island, HI:

  • Visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Swim with dolphins at the Kahaluu Beach Park
  • Explore the Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park
  • Take a dip in the Waipio Valley

What do I need to know before visiting Big Island, HI?

Before visiting Big Island, HI, you should know that the island is the largest in the Hawaiian archipelago, and is home to a variety of climates and landscapes. Here are a few important things to keep in mind:

  • The island is made up of five volcanoes, and you can find lava fields, rainforests, and more.
  • Be sure to bring sunscreen and a hat, as the island is known for its sunny weather.
  • Be aware of the ocean conditions, as the waters can be dangerous at times.

Additionally, it is important to familiarize yourself with the culture and customs of the island before you go. This will help you to have a more meaningful and respectful experience.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Big Island?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Parking

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