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Lodging at the Big Island

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Lodging at the Big Island

Hi All

I am planing to visit the Island of Hawaii July 6- to 13. I like to stay somewhere close to the beach. I will be renting a car so travel is not a problem. What part of the Island should be looking at?

My kids will be with me somewhere not to secluded is preferable.

I prefer a house, cottage or a vacation rental as opposed to a hotel room.

Thank you in advance

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1. Re: Lodging at the Big Island

You'll probably want a condo. If you want to be close to the beach then the Kohala Coast is where you'll want to be looking. Waikoloa Beach and the Mauna Lani resort are the two options with the most extensive choices of condos. There are Top Questions on the right hand side of the forum (main island of Hawaii forum...you're posting on the Volcano subforum so you'll need to go up one level) on where tonstay as well as specifically about Waikoloa Beach and the Mauna Lani.

A nightly accomodation budget and total number of people traveling is also helpful in assisting you with lodging recommendations.

Generally it's also recommended to spend a couple nights on the east side to visit Volcanoes National Park and other east side attractions, with the rest of (majority) your time in the beach district on the Kohala coast.

Edited: 08 May 2014, 04:22
2. Re: Lodging at the Big Island

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