A perfect storm of lava eruption centuries ago formed the Big Island's captivating region, South Kohala, of which our Waikoloa luxury rentals highlight the finest of all things nature, golf, spa and relaxation. The town simply exudes sheer indulgence so plan on a little of everything enjoyable, including ancient royal sites that are now national historic sites, idyllic beaches, challenging golf and plenty to see while reclining or actively as part of nature's bold backdrop.
Things To Do
Waikoloa is a small and vital piece of Big Island that packs all the essentials of a vacation. A beach that encompasses every passionswimming, sunbathing, snorkeling and moreHapuna Beach State Park has received accolades as one of the nation's best beaches. The land embracing the beach is lush green and the coral reef and sea life bring color to the solid greens and blues on the beach. If you want to trace the island's past, visit the Puako Petroglyph Archeological Preserve then visit Holoholokai Beach for a picnic or to simply capture the northernmost beach's incredible lava rock landscape in photographs.
Five varied courses, local and resort golf courses, are located on the Kohala Coast, so avid golfers will have plenty of genuine tales to tell of rigorous rounds amidst Waikoloa's grand beauty by the sea, Anaehoomalu Bay, lava rock formations and bright greens.
Eat And Shop
After an active day or one spent 'working' on getting to all the sunbathing, spa-going and relaxing, a hearty steak and cocktails are in order. Wine bars, steakhouses and sushi spots are among the eateries near a Waikoloa luxury rental. An absolute must is a trip to Roy's Waikoloa Bar & Grill for fine Asian fusion, owned by Roy Yamaguchi, globally renowned chef.
Art galleries, jewelry, surf and sports gear, apparel and a general store make it convenient to get essentials and fun items to take home as mementos. The Kings' Shops and Queens' Marketplace are additional places to browse a myriad of brand name stores in an open-air island ambiance.
A rental car is necessary for trips to the beaches and other sights