Kailua-Kona Beach Getaways

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Kailua-Kona is the main hub for visitors to the western side of the Island of Hawaii. With a Kailua-Kona vacation home rental, you'll be able to enjoy all of the greatest aspects of Hawaii's biggest island with comfort and ease! It should be noted that Kailua-Kona is often referred to simply as "Kona" among the locals, as there is another community known as Kailua on Oahu. Beginning as the capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii, King Kamehameha I first established Kailua-Kona as the focal point of the land under his rule. Though Kamehameha I died almost 200 years ago, there are still remnants of the royal ancestry in Kailua-Kona.

If you are looking forward to having a great time outdoors during your stay in Hawaii, then Kailua-Kona is definitely the right place for you. Famous in the sports world for being the location of the annual Ironman Triathlon, Kailua-Kona has long, sandy beaches, beautiful clear water for swimming, and great hiking and biking trails. Another must-see location in Kailua-Kona is the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Combining both natural and historical elements, this National Park showcases several aspects of traditional Hawaiian culture, such as fishponds (aquaculture), petroglyphs, and various religious sites. The entire area surrounding Kailua-Kona is abound with things to do and places to go. The Sadie Seymour Botanical Gardens has fantastic examples of native Hawaiian flora, Hulihee Palace was the former vacation home of Hawaiian royalty and still stands in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii's first church is worth a stop, and the Kona Brewing Company is also located in Kailua-Kona. With easy access from Kona International Airport, make your next vacation to Hawaii one to remember: choose a Kailua-Kona vacation home rental. Check out our listings here at forGetaway.com