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About South Kona
Hawaii's Big Island holds many treasures, including the South Kona area, known for its breathtaking natural beauty. South Kona boasts gorgeous ocean and volcanic foothills alike - no wonder it remains a popular destination for visitors in search of a true taste of island life. If you're craving a taste of Hawaiian peace and quiet, our South Kona vacation rentals may have just what you're after.

Where is South Kona?

This district corresponds to North Kona to frame a large portion of the Big Island's leeward side. Leeward, as in downwind, which translates to dry and temperate climate, as opposed to the wet climate you'll find on the windward side. The quaint beach town of Captain Cook sits within South Kona, showcasing the area's natural beauty and delightfully slow pace of life.

South Kona's Sights and Activities

Some of the world's most delicious coffee is grown on the slopes of Mauna Loa in South Kona. Explore a coffee farm or visit a local coffee shop to enjoy a piping hot cup of the local brew. Peek into the island's history at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, or rent a kayak to traverse Kealakekua Bay.

Every year, one of the world's most grueling endurance competitions takes place right in here South Kona, the Ironman World Championship, with the town of Kailua-Kona as its home base. Whether you're an athlete here to compete or a devoted spectator, you'll find all the comfort you need in our South Kona vacation homes.

Wherever you roam in South Kona, you're bound to experience a taste of true island life. Start planning your adventure today!

Photo Credit: Wasif Malik via Flickr
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