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Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, HI
The price is $259 per night
21.95 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Gorgeous location, very comfortable rooms, friendly staff. Not all resort amenities were available due to concerns over COVID-19 and our property closed during our stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Waikoloa Village
4 out of 5
69-425 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, HI
The price is $225 per night
21.58 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (3,811 reviews)

"This place was very clean and very nice and the service was great"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Hilton Waikoloa Village
Spectacular Ocean Views, Luxury Resort-style Home, Waterfront Privacy
5/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Paradise

"An absolute incredible home to stay in Owner was great to work with Thank you for allowing this home on the rental market"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Spectacular Ocean Views, Luxury Resort-style Home, Waterfront Privacy
Start Thinking of Getting Out Peaceful Waikoloa Colony Villas Townhome
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Heaven in Hawai'i!

"If only we could give a 6th star! Laura and Mark’s place is ideal—spacious, well appointed, filled with natural light, sparkling clean, comfortable, and close to beaches, shopping, and restaurants. We enjoyed time at the pool (great for the grills too!) and the beautiful landscaped grounds. Best ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2020

Start Thinking of Getting Out Peaceful Waikoloa Colony Villas Townhome
Luxury Pool Side Villa With Built in Bbq. Privacy and Class
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21.91 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Poolside Paradise!

"Always happy to stay at this wonderful home in this beautiful area! The unit is wonderfully convenient, comfortable, and the kitchen is well-equipped for all of our party prepping! I’m sure we’ll be back yet again!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Luxury Pool Side Villa With Built in Bbq. Privacy and Class
The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort
4 out of 5
62-100 Kauna'oa Drive, Kohala Coast, Kamuela, HI
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15.51 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"The views, decor and and amenities were exceptional. The service and attention to detail made our stay comfortable and relaxing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort
Kings' Land by Hilton Grand Vacations
3.5 out of 5
69-699 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, HI
The price is $259 per night
21.03 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (802 reviews)

"Great!!! One of the best places I’ve ever stayed at."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Kings' Land by Hilton Grand Vacations
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
4.5 out of 5
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Kamuela, HI
The price is $699 per night
14.8 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (375 reviews)
Only stayed one night

"The wind was howling, which limited our enjoyment of this beautiful property. We froze during our meal at Manta, though the food was good."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
Ocean Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations
4 out of 5
69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI
The price is $229 per night
21.49 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (137 reviews)

"We had a fantastic vacation at this resort, something fun for everyone! It’s a large resort and we found the wait for the tram a long one and most often decided to make the 8 minute walk from the front lobby/parking to our room at Ocean Tower....most often we needed the exercise anyway! Would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Ocean Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations
Tranquil Cottage in Peaceful Kohala Farm Setting
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3.91 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
The best part of Hawaii

"This is a beautiful studio on a beautiful property near local amenities. Her little farm is active and growing. Such a treat!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Tranquil Cottage in Peaceful Kohala Farm Setting
Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations
3.5 out of 5
69-550 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, HI
The price is $399 per night
21.39 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (117 reviews)

"It was beautiful property. We cant wait to go back. The staff were friendly and the rooms were gorgeous!"…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2020

Kohala Suites by Hilton Grand Vacations
Paniolo Greens At Waikoloa
3 out of 5
68-1745 Waikoloa Road, Waikoloa, HI
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19.95 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)

"The unit was so clean including the dishware. My husband and I were upgraded to a 2 bed 2 bath unit without even asking. Even though the amenities were closed due to Covid 19 we appreciated the experience we had with Paniola Greens."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Paniolo Greens At Waikoloa
The Islands at Mauna Lani
4 out of 5
68-1375 Pauoa Rd, Kamuela, HI
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19.95 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (98 reviews)
Hawaii at its best

"Condo was in a great location to beach and shops. Pool was a great place to relax after the day at the beach. BBQ’s and plenty of dining space if you wanted to cook out at the pool. Condo was spacious and stylish with amazing decks to take in the stars at night or relax during the day."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

The Islands at Mauna Lani
Newly Renovated Piece of Paradise. Experience Old Hawaii at its Best
4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Great guest cottage

"Great location and stay"…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Newly Renovated Piece of Paradise. Experience Old Hawaii at its Best
Tropical Paradise at the Oceanview Banyan House with wraparound lanais
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Perfect tropical wonderland

"This place was a great place to stay on the less busy part of the island that is close to an awesome fine black sand beach to hike to as well as wonderful restaurants and stores to enjoy and stock up for a relaxing visit. All the communication leading up to and during was incredibly fast and helpful. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Tropical Paradise at the Oceanview Banyan House with wraparound lanais
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Visiting Kapaau

Visitors can enjoy all that Kapaau has to offer including the gardens, beaches, and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its museums. Top sights around the area include Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site and Hapuna Beach State Park.

  • There are 6 hotels and other accommodations in Kapaau
  • The closest major airport is in Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), 37.6 mi (60.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kapaau

Notable city landmarks like Kamehameha Statue and King Kamehameha Statue might be worth a visit. The city's natural beauty is on display at Keokea Beach Park, Pololu Valley Overlook, and Kamehameha Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are ATV Outfitters and Kenjis House.

As you start planning your visit to Kapaau, your ideal accommodation may not be in the heart of the city but you'll find 17 hotels and lodging options locally. Listed here are places to stay in the region:

  • Hawaii Island Retreat is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the center of Kapaau. This 4-star hotel in Kapaau features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Tropical Paradise at the Oceanview Banyan House With Wraparound Lanais is 1 mi (1.6 km) from central Kapaau. Guests who stay at this 4.5-star resort in Kamuela can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a private beach, along with a private lanai. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Keokea Beach Sweet Retreat is located 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from the heart of Kapaau. This 4-star resort in Kamuela features a golf course, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, located 13.5 mi (21.8 km) from the city center, and Hapuna Beach State Park, which is 15.8 mi/25.5 km away.

Dressing for Kapaau

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 78°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 82°F, while the average at night is 67°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 83°F with nighttime averages of 70°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 83°F and nighttime averages of 65°F
  • About 79.21 inches of rain falls on Kapaau each year
  • Usually September and August are the hottest months with an average of 83°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 65°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Kapaau?
Hawaii Island Retreat is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay in the area are Hilton Waikoloa Village and Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kapaau, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Kapaau.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kapaau?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Kapaau, click here.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Kapaau?
Hawaii Island Retreat is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to ATV Outfitters.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Kapaau?
Hawaii Island Retreat is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a garden-view restaurant.
What's the best hotel to stay with easy access to Pololu Valley Overlook?
Kapaau Guest House Conveniently Located Near Shops in Relaxing Neighborhood is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this guesthouse offers in-room microwaves. It’s located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from Pololu Valley Overlook. Other good choices in the area include Hawaii Island Retreat and Ohia Hale.
What about the best place to stay close to Keokea Beach Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Kapaau Guest House Conveniently Located Near Shops in Relaxing Neighborhood, located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Keokea Beach Park, and this guesthouse offers in-room microwaves. Hawaii Island Retreat, located 3.8 mi (6 km) away, is another good option for your stay.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Kapaau?
Hawaii Island Retreat is a top pick for your beach vacation. Head to Hamakua Coast or Pololu Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Kapaau?
Hawaii Island Retreat is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a full-service spa.
What are some hotels with pools in Kapaau?
Hawaii Island Retreat is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a full-service spa.

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