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Condo in Hilo
Very nice one bedroom / Living room condo.
Your family will be close to downtown Hilo when you stay at this place.
This is a one bedroom + living room/condo on the third floor with a queen size bed and an additional couch that can be converted to a full size bed. The lanai (balcony) offers a beautiful view of the flora and pond below with koi and ducks. WiFi and free parking are included. This is also a good place for the remote worker in Big Island .
A full kitchen and a refrigerator are included .
A pool and laundry facility .
$99 per night
Private room in Hilo
Private room & bath in quiet neighborhood perfect for the kama'aina business traveler. Cozy space for one to relax and rest, with own entry, wi-fi, kitchenette, and carport. Conveniently located near downtown, hospital/medical center and University of Hawaii.
Your health & safety are our priority. Since the COVID pandemic, we've
committed to stringent cleaning & sanitation protocols.
$78 per night
Private room in Hilo
Ohana II Big Island Haven
Escape to your private island villa after exploring the many wonders of the Big Island. You will have a private bedroom with a private entrance and your own ensuite bathroom. You will have covered parking.
Ohana Il villa is located on Reeds Island. Reeds Island is a beautiful neighborhood close to downtown Hilo and local beaches.
The town of Hilo meets the definition of an idyllic Hawaiian destination. Its black sand beaches are lined with swaying palm trees arching over aquamarine waters, dramatic waterfalls plunge from shelves blotted by tropical rainforests, and some of the planet’s most active volcanoes are only a short drive away. Yet Hilo sees a fraction of the crowds drawn to its sunnier sister town of Kona. Hilo’s lush beauty and relaxed vibe can be attributed to its status as the rainiest city in the United States. Many visitors drop into Hilo for a quick visit before jumping off to explore the nearby Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. But hikers, snorkelers, waterfall chasers, and science enthusiasts will find a wide range of activities to choose from in Hilo, accompanied by a collegiate town spirit, thanks to the nearby University of Hawaii at Hilo.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Hilo?
The lush eastern side of the island of Hawaii is temperate but characteristically wet, soaking in an annual average of 140 inches of rainfall. This wet climate means it’s advisable to layer or bring a light jacket in preparation for intermittent showers; if you plan to venture up to the higher elevations inland, especially near summits and volcanoes, come prepared for legitimately cold temperatures. Spring and fall generally offer visitors the best overlap of warm and dry days in Hilo, the latter months thinning out crowds as the tourist season comes to a close. Hurricane season spans June through November; while violent tropical storms are always a possibility, historically they’ve rarely made landfall across the Big Island.
What are the top things to do in Hilo?
Punalu‘u Beach is the most famous and accessible black sand beach on the island. Hawksbill and Hawaiian green turtles are known to amble up the volcanic-rock-tinted shoreline to sunbathe here. Just be sure to give these aquatic natives a wide berth onshore and in the water, as they’re protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Hamakua Coast Scenic Drive
While Rainbow Falls State Park unequivocally warrants a visit to take in its grand cascade of water, a more adventurous option awaits along this scenic serpentine 40-mile route tracing the North Shore of the island toward Waipi’o Valley. The road is dotted by a multitude of waterfalls and old sugar cane fields along the way.
Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve and Garden
While flora grows in abundance across Hilo, this botanical garden and nature preserve hosts a riot of tropical plants of unmatched color and beauty. There are more than 2,000 species collected and cultivated from across the globe, easily accessible to visitors by winding wooden pathways.