Waikoloa Village is located on the Big Island's scenic Kohala Coast known for its beautiful beaches and idyllic weather. With close access to great dining, shopping and activities including championship golf courses, staying in a Waikoloa Village condo provides everything you need for a relaxing and luxurious Hawaii vacation.
Things To Do
Waikoloa Village offers a range of activities within a short distance. Golfers will appreciate sweeping ocean vistas at the Waikoloa King's Course as well as the Waikoloa Beach Course. Spend a day on a beautiful white sand beach swimming and snorkeling, and during the winter months keep an eye out for the humpback whales that pass by offshore. The Big Island's western coast is known as one of the world's premier big game fishing destination where sport fishers go after huge marlin and swordfish.
There are also some great hikes in this region including the King's Trail (Mamalahoa Trail) which is part of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park where you can see petroglyph carvings in the lava rocks as well as fishponds and ancient settlements. Take a drive to visit the rolling ranch lands of Waimea town and the scenic Hamakua Coast, Hilo town and Volcanoes National Park. After a day of adventure pamper yourself with a luxurious spa treatment.
Numerous beaches along the Kohala Coast provide options for adventurous beach days as well as quiet relaxation on the warm, white sand. Snorkeling, scuba diving and ocean kayaking are popular activities at the scenic Anaehoomalu Bay where you can also see Hawaiian sites including ancient fishponds. More preserved Hawaiian cultural sites can be seen on a short hike that begins at Holoholokai Beach and leads to the Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve. Holoholokai Beach is also fun for snorkeling as well as tidepool exploring. Mauna Kea Beach, also called Kaunaoa Beach, is bordered by a lovely crescent of white sand with clear blue water making it one of this coastline's prettiest beaches. Ranked among Hawaii's best beaches is Hapuna Beach which has restrooms and picnic facilities making it a great place to spend the day.
Plenty of great dining options will make your stay in Waikoloa Village a culinary delight. The Italian-inspired Pueo's Osteria pairs seafood and meat from boutique farms, and Farmer's Market fresh produce with Italian products to create an innovative and popular cuisine. For delicious fish tacos check out Banjy's Paradise Bar & Grill which also serves up pizza and hearty steaks. Fine dining at the King's Shops includes Roy's Waikoloa Bar & Grill as well as Merriman's Mediterranean Cafe. Stop in at the Waikoloa Village Market for snacks and groceries. Some wonderful restaurants can also be found in the nearby towns of Kapaau and Hawi as well as an assortment of dining options in Waimea town. Exceptional fine cuisine including seaside dining can be found in the various resort areas along the Kohala Coast and also to the south at the resorts along the Kona Coast.
A wide variety of shops can be found in Waikoloa at both the Kings's Shops and Queens' MarketPlace. Explore the many art galleries, boutique gift shops, beachwear, fine apparel, Hawaiian collectibles and more. You can find more exceptional shopping along the Kohala Coast at the other posh resort areas as well as to the south along the Kona Coast and in Historic Kailua Village. To the north of Waikoloa Village are the small and charming towns of Kapaau and Hawi as well as Waimea town where you'll find many more shops and art galleries to browse.
A rental car is recommended when staying in a Waikoloa Village condo so you can visit nearby beaches and attractions and also enjoy day trips along the Hamakua Coast to Hilo town and Volcanoes National Park as well as Historic Kailua Village. The Big Island's bus service, called Hele On Bus, also stops at various points around the island including transportation between Kona and Hilo daily except Sunday.
Weather and Ocean Conditions
Waikoloa Village on the Kohala Coast is known for its sunny and warm weather all year around. Both the Kohala and Kona coastlines on the western coast are the warmest and driest areas of the Big Island while Hilo on the northeast shore receives more rainfall. Expect average daily temperatures around 78 degrees F., a bit colder in the winter and a bit warmer during the summer with a pleasant, cooling effect provided by trade winds. Temperatures at night typically drop about 5 to 15 degrees.
Ocean conditions vary widely at Big Island beaches though the western shore see calm conditions for much of the year with intermittent swells that may bring high surf and strong currents. Some beaches provide more protection from the open ocean than others for snorkeling, kayaking and other water sports. Visit lifeguarded beaches for ocean activities and obey all posted warnings. Ask the lifeguards about the safest areas for the activities you choose.
Waikoloa Village condos provide the perfect way to enjoy your Big Island vacation with all the luxuries of resort living and the comforts of home with great dining, shopping and activities close by. Browse through our Waikoloa Village condo rental listings to get an understanding of the different amenities and property features we offer. Our goal at Hawaiian Beach Rentals is to provide you with a with an unforgettable Waikoloa Village accommodation for your dream Hawaii vacation. We take pride in having the largest selection of high-quality condos in Waikoloa Village and we stand behind our product, listing only the best properties on our site. If you have questions about our Waikoloa Village condo rentals or which Big Island destination is best for your vacation needs, please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. See below for an over view of some of Waikoloa Village's finest condo resorts.
This region of the Big Island has numerous important Hawaiian historical and cultural sites including fishponds, petroglyphs and heiau (sacred places of worship). Visit an old fishing village at Lapakahi State Historical Park and see the famed statue of King Kamehameha in Kapaau at the North Kohala Civic Center. See the renowned warrior king's birthplace just to the north at Kohala Historical Sites State Monument. One of the Big Island's most formidable sacred sites is Puukohola Heiau in Kawaihae.
Overview of Some of the Finest Condo Resorts in the Waikoloa Village Region
Waikoloa Beach Resort Fairway Villas are set alongside the tropically-landscaped fairways of the Waikoloa Beach Course in a gated Hawaiian plantation-style resort area that is one of the most desired locations in this area. Upscale decor and furnishings are complemented by top kitchen appliances, WiFi, washer/dryer, infinity edge pool, hot tub, fitness centers, barbecue/picnic area, covered parking and close access to beaches, dining, shopping, and cultural attractions.
Waikoloa Villas on the scenic Kohala Coast are located along the Village Golf Course in Waikoloa Village. Amenities include swimming pools, jacuzzis, cabana, barbecue areas, shuffleboard, WiFi, golf course and ocean views. Close to exceptional dining and shopping including Waikoloa Village Shopping Center. Golfers will enjoy the Waikoloa Kings and Beach golf courses.
Waikoloa Fairways is in Waikoloa Village close to golf, dining, shopping and great beaches. Amenities include swimming pool, hot tub, barbecue areas, assigned parking, tennis courts and gated access.
Waiulaula at Mauna Kea Resort provides 3-bedroom oceanview condominiums with upscale decor and furnishings including private glass and stone baths. Choices include The Ridge Condos and The Villas within The Uplands of Mauna Kea Resort. Close to golf, tennis, fitness facilities, spa services, dining and shopping.
Fairways at Mauna Lani is within Mauna Lani Resort in a luxury gated community alongside the Francis H. Brown North Golf Course between the posh Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and the Fairmont Orchid. Amenities include upscale, tropical decor, state-of-the-art kitchen appliances, washer/dryer, a swimming pool with waterfall, fitness room, spa and private garages. Close access to dining, shopping, golf, tennis and beaches.
Mauna Lani Terrace is located at Mauna Lani Resort in a prestigious oceanfront, gated community close to golf as well as dining and shopping at The Shops at Mauna Lani. Amenities include adult and kids pools, jacuzzi, sauna, picnic and barbecue areas, spa services and ocean views from all rooms.
Hualalai Four Seasons Resort offers suites and guest rooms The spacious accommodations emphasize indoor/outdoor living with close access to golf as well as dining and shopping at The Shops at Mauna Lani.. Amenities include Hawaiian decor and art, oceanfront and ocean views, WiFi, in-room safe, housekeeping and more. Close to Hualalai Golf Course as well as the world-class Hualalai Spa.
Please browse through the Hawaiian Beach Rentals condo listings in the Waikoloa Village region including Waikoloa Fairways, Waikoloa Greens, Waikoloa Hills, Waikoloa Villas, Fairways at Mauna Lani, Mauna Lani Terrace, Villages at Mauna Lani, Mauna Lani Terrace, Kulalani at Mauna Lani, Golf Villas at Mauna Lani, Palm Villas at Mauna Lani, Kumulani at the Uplands and Waiulaula at Mauna Kea.