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Makalawena Vacation Packages

30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest of Hawaii, is Makalawena, the perfect place to discover more about this fabulous region. Coming from Kona International Airport in Hawaii, Makalawena lies 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the southeast.

Many of Hawaii’s highlights are located near to Makalawena, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Kua Bay and the remarkable Hawaii Gateway Energy Center. Two more worthwhile attractions that are located close by Makalawena are the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park and Honokohau Marina.

To really get a feel for the area, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Ahu'ena Heiau in Kailua-Kona. These spots are a magnet for locals and tourists alike. The Hawaii area features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; begin your local history tour at Hulihee Palace in Kailua-Kona.

Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags in Makalawena couldn’t be easier. The Kona Seaside Hotel, Kailua-Kona, the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, Kailua-kona and the Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel, Kailua-Kona are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.

Accommodation in Makalawena

Finding the ultimate place to stay is a vital first step of any trip. Short and long stay options in and around Makalawena are a little limited, so search Expedia's easy-to-use Makalawena lodging page straight away for the latest information and deals.

The better island-based options include the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and Mango Sunset Bed and Breakfast Inn at Lyman Kona Coffee Farm.


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$149
Royal Kona Resort

Royal Kona Resort

75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-kona
3.8
of 5, from 3,727 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Royal Kona Resort is perched on the edge of Kailua Bay, just a 10-minute walk from the fishing village of Kailua-Kona. It’s 11 minutes on foot to Hulihee Palace, and a 20-minute drive south to the Captain Cook Monument. Kona International Airport is also a 20-minute drive.

$159
Ocean Tower at Hilton Waikoloa Village

Ocean Tower at Hilton Waikoloa Village

69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa
4.1
of 5, from 29 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated on the beach, this resort is within a 15-minute walk of Dolphin Quest and Seaside Putting Course. Kings Shops and Genesis Gallery are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$149
Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel

75-5739 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona
3.1
of 5, from 1,504 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Historic Kailua Village, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mokuaikaua Church and Hulihee Palace. Kailua-Kona Wharf and Kona Community Aquatic Center are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$186
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-kona
4.2
of 5, from 2,104 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located on the water next to Kona Pier, Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is ideally situated for walking around Kailua-Kona village; King Kamehameha himself once lived on this resort site, after he unified Hawaii.

$134
Kona Seaside Hotel

Kona Seaside Hotel

75-5646 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona
3.9
of 5, from 2,278 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Glass-bottom boat tours, snorkeling excursions, and deep-sea fishing are all within reach of this hotel located in Kailua-Kona Village, across the street from Kona Pier. Shopping centers and historical parks are also nearby.

$363
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows

68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Kamuela
4.6
of 5, from 1,434 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is in Waikoloa on the Kohala Coast, a 5-minute drive from Puako Petroglyph Park and 15 minutes from the ruined ancient Hawaiian temple at Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site. The Shops at Mauna Lani mall is a 2-minute shuttle ride from the hotel.

$153
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona

75-146 Sarona Ln, Kailua-Kona
4.5
of 5, from 468 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Historic Kailua Village, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mokuaikaua Church and Hulihee Palace. Kailua-Kona Wharf and Kona Community Aquatic Center are also within 1 mi (2 km).

$189
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona
3.9
of 5, from 2,086 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is located near an active volcano, snow capped mountains, and marine activities. You can observe majestic manta rays at Rays on the Bay, and enjoy the 200-foot lava tube water slide, hot tubs and children’s play area.

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