Kona Hawaii is an area on the West Coast of the Big Island, which includes north Kona, the most populous area of West Hawaii. You can find a wide range of sights of attractions to enjoy, from the artist's colony at Holualoa to the town of Kailua-Kona.

South Kona has a feeling of the countryside, and the coffee farms that produce the infamous Kona Coffee can be found here. The town on Kailua-Kona is very romantic, with its sun soaked beaches and fiery sunsets. There is no lack of things to do here around the town of Kailua Kona, like snorkeling, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and surfing. If you tire of the beach, taking a day tour to one of the coffee farms. You could spend a few days alone simply exploring the Kona district.

If you have heard about the Royal Kona resort, you might be surprised to find it is actually on the Island of Oahu. In Hawaii, some hotels have names that include other islands, so it can be confusing if you're not familiar with Hawaii. The Royal Kona resort is an excellent example of this sort of situation. This is one of the most affordable resorts, so that is why many travelers will look specifically for the Royal Kona resort.

If you are looking for a Kona Coast resort most can be found on the Gold Coast. The north part of Kona Hawaii is also known as the Gold Coast. This is where you will find the top Kona coast resorts like the Four Seasons, and the Mauna Lani resort. Hapuna beach is an incredibly clean white sand beach that has lifeguards and public areas. You can enjoy the beach at the Mauna Lani resort as well, since it is open to the public. The Hilton Waikoloan Village should not be missed. You can spend an entire afternoon exploring its art walk, and admiring the monorail, as well as the canals and boats of this Kona coast resort.

This area is filled with historic landmarks, such as the Hulihee Palace and the location of Captian Cooks demise, Kealakekua Bay. In South Kona, on highway 60, is a reconstruction at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park of a place of refuge, where outcasts who had broken the rules of the traditional Hawaiian laws could find a sanctuary. There are also many traditional churches in Kona.

Since this is one of the most visited areas on the Big Island, vacation rentals in Kona are plentiful. You have the entire west coast of the Big Island to choose from, so whether you prefer the rural feel of the south, or the remote beaches of the north, vacation rentals in Kona are the best way to enjoy the big island your way. Either way, you are going to be rewarded with having proximity to the beaches and the Ocean when you decide to book vacation rentals in Kona.

One of the most famous companies that offer tours is the Holualoa Kona Coffee Company, which prides itself on growing all natural pesticide free coffee. You can sample a taste of fresh Kona coffee while you're in the mill. Only 10 minutes from Kailua-Kona, this is a fun and informative day trip that will reward you with views of the Kona coast from the sloping hills the Kona coffee beans are grown on.

A highligh of Kona Hawaii is the Kona coast state park. This is only 15 minutes outside of town. Get on to the coast road and go north to visit its immaculate white sand beaches. Here, there are no resorts on the beach, so you can enjoy a tranquil and secluded day on the beach. You can go even further if you have a four wheel drive vehicle and go to Kua Bay. The roads are rough but well worth the reward of empty beaches and the pleasant lack of human voices.

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