Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Attractions

The historic seaside town of Kailua Kona is rich in heritage, culture and natural beauty with many attractions to explore. Join us as we journey through the great attractions on the Kona Coast of the Big Island.

Beaches

The Kona Coast in home to unique beaches made out of pitch black sand, crystal green sand, coarse white sand, coral and even newly formed lava rocks. Explore our selection of the Big Island`s best beaches.

Golf Courses

Known as the golf capital of Hawaii, there are many golf courses on the island. Tee off on championship courses carved from ancient lava flows and wrapped around historic landmarks on the spectacular coastline overlooking the Pacific.

Kona Coffee Belt

Kona Coffee is one of the most expensive and prized coffees in the world! Explore our scenic roads and coastline as you travel the coffee belt along the Mamalohoa highway sampling our famed coffee, visiting the orchards and learning the art of harvesting.

Luau and Hula

A Luau (Hawaiian: lu?au, pronounced as “LOO-ow”) is a traditional Hawaiian party usually including food and entertainment. For most visitors to the Big Island, going to a Luau means joining many other tourists at a Luau experience including a buffet with food traditionally served at such events accompanied by a Polynesian show with music, dance and stories.

Outdoors & Nature

From ziplining through forests and ravines to hiking coastal trails with spectacular views of the rugged coastline, the Big Island is an adventure lovers paradise. Head to the great outdoors with us as we explore the natural beauty of the Kona Coast.

Shopping

From high-end shopping in the resorts on the Kohala Coast to the local farmers markets in Kailua-Kona, there are plenty of unique boutiques and stalls to browse along our beautiful coastline.

Tours & Excursions

A trip to the Kona coast is an experience all in itself. Explore the museums, hiking trails, volcanoes and famous Kona Coffee belt on an excursion with an experienced local guide for the ultimate Kailua-Kona experience.