The Big Island of Hawaii offers a unique experience
far apart from its island counterparts. Where else can
visitors see fireworks of red lava, star-gaze atop a snow-covered
volcano, walk through the Valley of Kings and experience
a green sand beach? Alpine meadows, sparkling waterfalls,
lush rainforests, a polar lake, deserts of black lava,
and miles of Big
Island beaches are the icing on the cake. In a place
where visitors can let go and leave it all behind, the
only necessity is finding Big Island lodging to enjoy
every last beautiful aspect of Hawaii.
In South Kona is a retreat like no other called Dragonfly Ranch. This type of Big Island lodging appeals to visitors who are looking for an eco adventure, not top notch Big Island resorts. Dragonfly Ranch is a rare hideaway incorporated into the trees ten miles south of Kealakekua Bay in Honaunau. Bringing nature indoors, the magnificent jungle treehouse has windows surrounding the entire complex with flowers and native plants all around. The organic garden comes into play in every delicious meal prepared. Things to do include swimming with dolphins, Hawaii diving and snorkeling trips and yoga classes outdoors with a magnificent backdrop of Big Island beauty.
Guests can also enjoy wireless internet, the infrared sauna, traditional lomilomi massage or simply relaxing in one of the swaying hammocks. Hawaii sailing trips are another possibility for a pleasurable morning or afternoon. The Dragonfly Ranch offers incredible Hawaii travel packages for two including Big Island lodging for a week, snorkels and wet suits, guided Hawaii tours to see dolphins, spa treatments and cooking classes all for a very affordable price.
Visitors looking for a Big Island boutique hotel should consider the Palms Cliff House Inn in Honomu, Hawaii. This Hawaii vacation hotels a true escape from crowds and a journey into the natural beauty of the island. With only fifteen minutes separating Hilo town from the Palms Cliff House, visitors can venture back to city life anytime they wish. Akaka Falls is also located only two short miles from this Big Island boutique hotel offering an opportunity for a day trip.
Graced with peace, tranquility and natural wonder, the Palms Cliff House offers gracious Big Island accommodations situated on a sweeping 3.5 acres estate convenient to many attractions and things to do. This magnificent Big Island boutique hotel is perched on a cliff top overlooking Pohakumanu Bay. The nearby Honomu Sugar Mill ruins offer an interesting glimpse into ancient Hawaiian history. Guest suites are bright and airy and adorned with flairs of traditional Hawaiian textiles. Each room has a private lanai with a scenic view, private entrance, refrigerator, complimentary newspaper, local calls and parking and luxurious bath amenities which well reflect the hotels affluence. The Palms Cliff House Big Island boutique hotel is a unique escape perfect for a Hawaii honeymoon or romantic getaway.
One of the most beautiful Hawaii vacation hotels is the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows on the Kohala Coast. Big Island lodging in the bungalows is akin to having your very own, luxurious Hawaiian home. All the guest rooms have private lanais and ocean views and are designed as though they were each a special art piece. Big Island golfing at the two excellent courses provides a challenge for every skill while those who prefer to relax head to the celebrated spa. Several fitness programs are offered seaside while the tennis club provides an added option for activity. Snorkeling, sailing, Hawaii cruises, hiking, scuba diving and whale watching are extra things to add to a fun holiday agenda. Dining is available at the onsite alfresco restaurant directly on the beach or at several nearby choices.
Hawaii vacation hotels come in every shape, size and price range and in many distinct areas of the island. They each offer a variety of different amenities and services allowing each visitor to choose according to their needs and tastes. Many hotels utilize undeveloped areas creating a holiday oasis for guests. From extraordinary backdrops to secluded luxurious estates to exciting action-packed hotels, Big Island offers it all.