Luxury Resorts to Cozy B&Bs, the Big Island Has it All

Big Island Guide Travel Guide

Given that you’ll be spending at least half your time in your accommodation of choice while on the Big Island, choosing the right place to stay to match your tastes, expectations, and budget is a major step in planning a Hawaii vacation. Thankfully, the Big Island lives up to its name not just with a vast area to explore, but also with enough diversity that no matter your preference of accommodation, we’re confident you’ll find a place you’ll love to come back to after a long day.

No matter which type you choose, here are some of our favorite places to stay in each category:

Hotels and Resorts
The go-to accommodations on the Big Island, a hotel or resort is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of Hawaii. From name brand hotels you’ve probably heard of, to expansive resorts that come with their own golf courses, beachfronts, and luxury amenities, there’s plenty of time to sit back and relax in the warm breeze with a cold drink in your hand should you choose to stay at any of these options.

Sheraton Kona Resort
77-78-128 Ehukai St
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 930-4900
Avg. low price: $200 per night

Fairmont Orchid Hawaii
1 N Kaniku Dr
Waimea, HI 96743
(808) 885-2000
Avg. low price: $330 per night

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 325-8000
Avg. low price: $1,495 per night

Volcano House
1 Crater Rim Drive
Volcano, HI 96718
(866) 536-7972
Avg. low price: $228 per night

Bed and Breakfasts
Combining the comforts of home with a pampered, relaxing stay are what bed and breakfasts are best at achieving. While you may not have the privacy or level of amenities available at a luxury resort, the comparative cost and access to a local host is an invaluable asset to those visiting the Big Island for the first time.

Hale Kai Hawaii Bed and Breakfast
111 Honolii Pl
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-6330
Avg. low price: $169 per night

Holualoa Inn
76-5932 Mamalahoa Hwy
Holualoa, HI 96725
(808) 324-1121
Avg. low price: $395 per night

Honu Kai Bed and Breakfast
74-1529 Hao Kuni St
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 329-8676
Avg. low price: $190 per night

Volcano Rainforest Retreat
11-3832 12th St
Volcano, HI 96785
(808) 985-8696
Avg. low price: $265 per night

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