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Direct Oceanfront, Big Wave Penthouse-1,200 sq ft, Stunning View. Free,fast Wifi
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games and toys, washer and dryer
Excellent 2 Bedroom in Kona area
"We spent 5 days at the Big Wave Penthouse and were very impressed at how well the complex was maintained and manicured grounds. The owners had amazing communication in preparation for our arrival and their follow up while we were there to check in on us was great as well. The kitchen and bar area ..."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

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Direct Oceanfront, Big Wave Penthouse-1,200 sq ft, Stunning View. Free,fast Wifi
Ocean Front Unit Built 2005, Across From Kahaluu Beach, Fantastic Ocean Views!
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (107 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, washer and dryer
Amazing location !!!
"Great condo right across the street from my favorite snorkeling spot - Kahaluu . The location is great …. Snorkeling and Magic Sands beach all within walking distance. During our stay we also booked Surf Lessons at Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea , 2 blocks away. The condo was nice and clean and easy to ..."

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

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Ocean Front Unit Built 2005, Across From Kahaluu Beach, Fantastic Ocean Views!
CLOSE TO TOWN! LUXURY! Sunset Ocean views! POOL/HOT TUB, A/C!
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (104 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, waterpark, kitchen, game room
Amazing property and location
"This was a great property in a well located neighborhood just south of downtown Kona. Everything you need for your stay is already there, easy communication with owner, and man those sunsets!!! Property is large, well laid out, and very clean. We had a blast and can’t wait to get back."

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2021

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CLOSE TO TOWN! LUXURY! Sunset Ocean views! POOL/HOT TUB, A/C!
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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Great for families
5 out of 5
72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI
The price is $1,235 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
4.8/5Exceptional! (375 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, game room, babysitting, on the beach
Travelers say...
"We are still in a dream state from our trip to the Four Seasons Hualalai. The property is stunning, the rooms are gorgeous, the staff goes above and beyond to help. We are already planning our trip back."

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Amazing Ocean and Beach View Steps From the Beach
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, on the beach, close to beach
Best place on the island!!
"Truest a fantastic place to stay. Great Beach across the street for biggie boarding and further out the snorkeling was excellent. Everything you ever thought you’d need was there and it has most terrific lanai ever!!! Beds were great (didn’t try the sofa bed) and condo had nice kitchen wear and furnishings. ..."

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

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Amazing Ocean and Beach View Steps From the Beach
Private Modern Single Family Executive Home With Pool!!
4.7/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Can't wait to return!
"This home was perfect for our family trip to the Big Island. Great location, spacious kitchen/living areas, convenient location, and lovely lanai area for watching the birds and sunsets. The home was also easily accessible for my aging parents, plenty of sleeping space, and linens galore. When you ..."

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

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Private Modern Single Family Executive Home With Pool!!
Direct Oceanfront 2BR/2BA Townhouse with Pool and Tennis Courts
Great for families
The price is $185 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
4.6/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, washer and dryer
Beautiful and quiet neighborhood, warts drive into Kona. You can’t get any closer to the ocean!!
"Enjoyed our 2-night stay at this property. Beautiful sunsets!! The property does show its age, but all in all, it served us well. Well equipped with everything you need, even some water fun gear. Pool is directly across along with propane grills. Neighborhood is very quiet and close to everything ..."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Direct Oceanfront 2BR/2BA Townhouse with Pool and Tennis Courts
Holua Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI
4.6/5Exceptional! (997 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...
"Nice , clean and cheap"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2021

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Holua Resort
Kona Coast Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
78-6842 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
4.6/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, playground, close to beach
Travelers say...
"Enjoyed pool and bar area"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

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Kona Coast Resort
Ocean, Beach, Pool - Just Steps Away - Updated & Beautiful! AC in both bedrooms!
Great for families
4.6/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, on the beach, games and toys
Fantastic stay!
"Everything was as described. Great location and community. Owners was in contact with me throughout. Felt very comfortable. Will definitely return again!"

Reviewed on May 22, 2021

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Ocean, Beach, Pool - Just Steps Away - Updated & Beautiful! AC in both bedrooms!
Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
75-5961 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI
4.5/5Wonderful! (726 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, close to beach, laundry
Travelers say...
"Great staff"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

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Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort
Club Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff
Great for families
3 out of 5
75-6040 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI
4.4/5Excellent! (194 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...
"Lovely place …clean, comfortable, great location!"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

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Club Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff
Aston Kona by the Sea
Great for families
3 out of 5
75-6106 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
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The price is $299 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 2
4.3/5Excellent! (944 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, babysitting, on the beach
Travelers say...
"The view was incredible and the staff was very friendly and attentive. I highly recommend this place I will definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Aston Kona by the Sea
Kanaloa at Kona by Outrigger
Great for families
3 out of 5
78-261 Manukai St, Kailua-Kona, HI
4.2/5Excellent! (471 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...
"I stayed here with my family of 5 and we were very comfortable in this condo. We had a 2 bed 2 bath fairway view, golf course right outside our patio. It was clean and spacious. The condo was stocked with everything you will need to prepare meals and do laundry. It was in a quiet location and the ..."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

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Kanaloa at Kona by Outrigger
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI
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The price is $356 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 2
4.2/5Very Good! (970 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, on the beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...
"The hotel itself is just on the east end of town which allows most all of the shopping eating and entertainment to be within walking distance. This is one of the few properties that has beach access in the downtown area of Kailua. Though it is a public beach, it nestled into the hotel property just ..."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Kona Seaside Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"It's a clean hotel with the proper precaution in place for the current covid situations."

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

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Kona Seaside Hotel
Royal Kona Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
The price is $220 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
4/5Very Good! (1,578 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, laundry
Travelers say...
"The Royal Kona is a great resort. This is the second time for my wife and I. The Royal Kona is easily walkable to town and you can catch the Kona Trolly to go elsewhere we did not rent a car. The grounds have quiet places as well as the usual social ones. My wife and I bought beach chairs to sit ..."

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Royal Kona Resort
Kanaloa at Kona by Castle
Great for families
3 out of 5
78-261 Manukai Street, Kailua-Kona, HI
3.6/5Good! (298 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...
"I loved my stay at this spectacular location!!! The staff was amazing and the security was very helpful. I loved the scenery and views from my oceanfront room. I could most definitely see myself coming back until next time MAHALO!!!!!"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

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Kanaloa at Kona by Castle
Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
The price is $199 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
3.3/5 (995 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...
"It was alright, just it looked old and ants in the kitchen"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
Castle Kona Bali Kai , a Condominium Resort
Great for families
3 out of 5
76-6246 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
3.3/5 (1,297 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, on the beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"Ocean view, surf spot, was able to see some tropical fish and sea turtles from balcony"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

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Castle Kona Bali Kai , a Condominium Resort
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Where Should We Stay in Kailua-Kona?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Kailua-Kona is a good choice. The snorkeling spots, beaches, and island setting are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Fly into Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), which is located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center. Kailua-Kona has 91 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.

Vacationing families have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay: Offers 2 outdoor pools, a kids' club, and 4 restaurants. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star resort.

Kona Coast Resort - Offers 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and in-room kitchens. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3.5-star condo.

When Should We Visit Kailua-Kona?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Kailua-Kona.

  • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: February, March, January, and December, with an average temperature of 66°F
  • Driest months: June, July, April, and August, with an average rainfall of 0.56 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, December, March, and February, with an average rainfall of 1.56 inches

What Should We See and Do in Kailua-Kona?

Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation, Hawaii Gateway Energy Center, and Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center are interesting attractions you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Kailua-Kona. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Hulihee Palace, Hapuna Beach State Park, and Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site.

Kailua-Kona is also known for the:
  • Snorkeling
  • Beaches
  • Volcano
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants

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