Big Island is twice the size of all the Hawaiian islands put together, yet the youngest of them all. Its diversity, with Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, and Portuguese influences, won't disappoint culture travelers – you'll have your hands full with museum visits, Hawaiian luau performances, and community events. Come for the active volcanos, miles of rainforests, and jaw-dropping sceneries, all best experienced while staying at a cozy vacation rental.
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning
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Popular Rental Amenities on Hawaii Island
Accommodations can be narrowed down based on various criteria. Above, you can see the number of properties that provide a specific amenity in Hawaii. HomeToGo's data reveals that "Pool" and "Air conditioning" are the most commonly offered features in Hawaii. Three features that are not common are "Crib," "Sauna," and "Fireplace."
Waterfront Vacation Rentals on Hawaii Island
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Try out the 'distance to water' filter during your search and discover the best waterfront homes for your vacation. You can choose from a number of accommodations on Hawaii Island that are located within walking distance from the beach. From dog-friendly homes by the beach to waterfront rentals with hot tubs, the ideal accommodation on Hawaii Island awaits - find it today through HomeToGo.
Price and Availability Index in Hawaii
Vacation Rental Price Information on Hawaii Island
The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months of the year. Prices in a week of December (12/23 - 12/30) go up to $606 per night, which is the highest average price in the next 12 months. However, in August (8/31 - 9/7), prices decrease to an average of $418 per night.
Rental availability information on Hawaii Island
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals on Hawaii Island. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 12 months is in May (5/25 - 6/1), where 73% of the vacation rentals are booked. On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of May (5/4 - 5/11).
The Weather on Hawaii Island
Above are the weather conditions for Hawaii. September is the warmest month on Hawaii Island with average maximum temperatures of 86°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 64° in January. The rainiest month is June while the driest month is January.
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Hawaiian Food and Local Cuisine
Waves of immigration have no doubt contributed to the island's distinctive and varied culinary delights. Try the local cacao (chocolate) and Hawaiian macadamia nuts grown in rich volcanic soil. Popular street snacks include Malasadas, a Portuguese sugar-fried dough snack, and loco moco, a dish served with rice, brown gravy, fried egg, and a burger patty.
Another must-try is the world-famous gourmet Kona coffee. Kālua pig cooked inside an underground oven is best served at Hawaiian luaus (cultural shows). Another favorite is poke (raw fish), marinated with soy sauce, lemons, and onions. Taro root-based Hawaiian pudding, po'i, is a Big Island favorite.
Experience the Big Island Nightlife
Many venues organize traditional nightly entertainment with firepits, open-air music sessions, and dance. Live music and free hula shows are a regular affair at On the Rocks in Kailua-Kona.
Laverne’s Sports Bar in Coconut Grove Market Place draws crowds with its fun theme nights, happy hours, and DJ parties, and jazz, country, and rock music await at Bongo Ben’s on Ali'i Drive. For a quiet night, catch an indie flick at Hilo's neoclassical Palace Theater. Finally, don't forget the local microbreweries. Big Island Brewhaus in Waimea, Kona Brewing Company, and Hilo's Mehana Brewing Company make for the perfect finale to your Hawaiian sojourn.
Things to See on the Island of Hawaii
Akaka Falls State Park
A short hike through the park will bring you to two magnificent cascades: 100-foot Kahuna Falls, and 442-foot Akaka Falls – Hawaii's most popular. If you have time, check out the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden as well.
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Explore the summit of Kīlauea by following Crater Rim Drive, which traverses the caldera floor and tropical rainforests. The scenery is unforgettable – make sure to bring your camera!
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park
The Hawaii of old awaits at this park's exciting sledding tracks, age-old temple platforms, royal fishponds, and heritage coastal village sites. Enjoy snorkeling at the rough lava beach and watch the sea turtles in action.
Not for the faint-hearted, the road to this valley is steep. However, the ride promises dramatic views of the Hawaiian landscapes. The contrast of the black sands and crystal water is fabulous.
Information about vacation rentals on Hawaii Island
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||8,395 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 42%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$69|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Air conditioning and Internet|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||5,931 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price per night for a vacation rental on Hawaii Island?
The average accommodation on Hawaii Island is priced at $69 per night. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $1,001 per night. A apartment rental Hawaii will cost on average $281 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking on Hawaii Island?
There are currently 8,395 rentals to choose from for your vacation.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals on Hawaii Island?
Travelers search for Pool, Air conditioning, and Internet when booking a vacation rental on Hawaii Island.
How many vacation homes with a pool are on Hawaii Island?
There are 5,931 vacation rentals across 18 providers on Hawaii Island.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes on Hawaii Island?
In case if you are traveling with a dog on Hawaii Island - 3% of vacation homes are pet-friendly.
What's the best time of year to travel to Hawaii?
September and July are the warmest months on Hawaii Island with temperatures around 86 °F. The coldest months on Hawaii Island are January and February, with 64 °F on average.
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