Hotels in Waikoloa, Hawaii

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Waikoloa overview

Waikoloa is a relaxing place known for its beaches, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and islands. You'll enjoy activities like boating and snorkeling. Spend a relaxing day at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site when the weather is nice. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Hapuna Beach State Park. Waikoloa is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Waikoloa

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Waikoloa has accommodations to fit every need. There are 57 hotels in the Waikoloa area and you can shop as many as 54 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 51%.
  • • 4 2-star hotels with an average price of $109 per night
  • • 21 3-star hotels with an average price of $96 per night
  • • 21 4-star hotels with an average price of $169 per night
  • • 7 5-star hotels with an average price of $269 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 9355 user reviews of Waikoloa hotels:
  • • Lava Lava Beach Club (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa)
  • • Kings' Land by Hilton Grand Vacations (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa)
  • • Paniolo Greens at Waikoloa Village (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa)
  • • Castle Halii Kai at Waikoloa (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa)
  • • Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa)

How to get to Waikoloa

Fly in to Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), 11 mi (17.7 km) from downtown Waikoloa. Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away.

What to see around Waikoloa

Fun activities are on hand such as boating, golf, and snorkeling, along with attractions such as:
  • • Waikola Village Golf Club
  • • Waikoloa Kings Golf Course
  • • Waikoloa Beach Golf Course
  • • Seaside Putting Course
  • • Big Island Country Club
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Great 4-D Movie Ride
  • • Dolphin Quest
  • • Dolphin Quest
  • • Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company Visitor's Center
  • • Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
It's well known for its beaches and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Waialea Beach
  • • Hapuna Beach State Park
  • • Mauna Kea Beach
  • • Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site
  • • Queen's Bath
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Kings Shops
  • • Parker Ranch Center
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Genesis Gallery
  • • Pua Mau Place Arboretum
  • • Waimea Park
  • • Manini'owali Beach
  • • Kua Bay

When to visit Waikoloa

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 83°F day, 66°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 68°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 72°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 67°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.5 inches
  • • April-June: 1.7 inches
  • • July-September: 2.0 inches
  • • October-December: 3.7 inches