The Big Island, Hawaii Vacation Rentals

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Make The Big Island, Hawaii your next getaway—choose from 211 great vacation rentals

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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The Big Island, Hawaii vacation rentals for every getaway

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Waiakea Villas 5344
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Waiakea Villas 5344 - Hilo, HI

$136 avg / night
The Lilikoi - Downstairs
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

The Lilikoi - Downstairs - Holualoa, HI

$416 avg / night
Waikoloa Fairway Villas F3
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Waikoloa Fairway Villas F3 - Waikoloa Village, HI

$317 avg / night
Maunaloa Shores 403
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Maunaloa Shores 403 - Hilo, HI

$152 avg / night
Waiakea Villas 2-207
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Waiakea Villas 2-207 - Hilo, HI

$136 avg / night

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Recent The Big Island, Hawaii vacation rental reviews

We were concerned about not having air conditioning. We're the kind of people who turn down our AC to 65° at night, but all you have to do is open the sliding glass doors (to the AMAZING ocean view) and the front door and let the ocean breeze flow. This place was absolutely perfect. Clean. Beautiful view. Famous stuff break right outside where you can watch surfers. Convenient location.
Libby R. | Oct 2022
We had everything we needed plus more! Plenty of furniture, bedding/blankets, beach gear was a bonus!, clean, convenient location, beautiful views of golf course! We can’t wait to come back!
Jessica B. | Oct 2022
The house is great and being right on the shoreline offers a great view of then ocean. A tip for those staying upstairs, put the little black fans in the windows it cools the bedrooms better than just the ceiling fans.
Paul W. | Oct 2022
The Big Island, Hawaii Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 10 of our The Big Island, Hawaii homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 210 of our The Big Island, Hawaii vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local The Big Island, Hawaii team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for The Big Island, Hawaii, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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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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