Lodging on the Kohala Coast


Imagine a tropical paradise complete with perpetually sunny skies, rustling palms, white sand beaches, and gentle surf. Now, combine that with award winning golf courses, first class tennis facilities, high end resorts, and four-star dining and you have the Big Island’s Kohala Coast.

Besides lounging on a gorgeous beach or enjoying a relaxing spa treatment, there is so much more to do on the Kohala Coast. How about watching the sun disappear into the sea from a romantic dinner cruise, or viewing The Big Island from the air on a memorable helicopter tour. Why not treat yourself and your loved ones to good food and great entertainment at an Island luau, or study the night sky from the top of the world’s tallest mountain, or ride the range alongside real Hawaiian cowboys. All of these are within a 30 minute drive.

Whether it is a beachfront resort hotel, a condo complex, a rental home, or a B&B, you are sure to find what you want when it comes to accommodations on the Kohala Coast. Here are some of our lodging recommendations.

Places to Stay on the Kohala Coast (our lodging recommendations)

Kohala Coast Activities

Whether you play a round, ‘love’ one another, or want to have a whale of a time, you are sure to find your type of activity on the Kohala Coast. Here are some of our favorites:

Resort Hotel Golf Courses

There are six resort-based golf courses and one public golf course on the Kohala Coast. Each offers a golf experience beyond measure.

  1. Mauna Kea Golf Course

  2. Hapuna Country Club

  3. Mauna Lani Golf Course (North)

  4. Mauna Lani Golf Course (South)

  5. Waikoloa Beach Resort (Beach)

  6. Waikoloa Beach Resort (King’s)

Public Golf Course

  1. Waikoloa Village Golf Club

Resort Hotel Tennis Clubs

  1. Mauna Kea Hotel Tennis Club

  2. Mauna Lani Resort Tennis Club

  3. Fairmont Orchid Tennis Club

  4. Hilton Waikoloa Tennis Club


  1. Waikoloa/Kohala Coast

Click on the area of the island you would like to make your home base during your vacation.

  1. The Kona Coast

  1. The Kohala Coast

  1. Waimea and North Coast

  1. Hilo and Hamakua

  1. Volcano Area