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Hilo Home
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 12 3 12 2 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 12
Dishwasher • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
Complete Ocean- Front Private Property : 3 Luxurious bedrooms, 3 well maintained baths , Ocean Front on almost an acre. Fronts Richardson's Beach Park in Hilo Bay . Un- obstructed views of ocean with easy beach access ...
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Hilo Cottage
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 1 4 No min stay
Cottage / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 4
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
My family and I are long time residents of the beautiful Puna district on the east, and more lush, side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Along with our home, on a five acre tropical estate, we run a small alternative hom...
(14) Excellent (14 reviews)
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Hilo Home
4 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 Min stay varies
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Hale Mar Hawaii is the house of your dreams in paradise: big blue Pacific ocean swells - whales and dolphins - swimming pool - hot tub - volcano - rainforests - black sand beaches - coconut palms! Maximize your B...
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Hilo Home
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 5 night min stay
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
This two bedroom one bath house is located in a cool, safe and quite neighborhood in the Hilo District. Property is centrally located from the main attraction sites. It's a quarter mile up from Hilo's Municiple Golf Cou...
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Hilo Home
3 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 4 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
The Falls at Reed's Island located in Hilo's upscale enclave, Reed's Island, a mile from downtown Hilo. Perched at eye level to one of Hawaii's most beautiful waterfalls, and is flanked by the Wailuku River and rain f...
Hilo Hawaii Vacation Rentals - Condo
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Hilo Condo
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 2 1 2 1 night min stay
Condo / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 2
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 2
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
180 degree unobstructed panoramic ocean view , with wave sounds ! , from every room. Plus, mirrors all around to reflect the gorgeous view. Just 3 miles from all the amenities in Hilo. 30 DAY MINIMUM, AFTER TH...
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Hilo Villa
5 BR / 7 BA / Sleeps 12 5 12 Min stay varies
Villa / 5 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
5 bedrooms 7 bathrooms Sleeps 12
Dishwasher • Microwave • DVD Player
Rainbow Falls Villa is a spectacular vacation rental on the Big Island of Hawaii. Perched on a cliff along the Hamakua Coast in Ninole, Hawaii, this epic estate is positioned to take advantage of a postcard- perfect do...
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Keaau Home - 12.8 mi away
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Spectacular Sweeping Ocean Views - Total Luxury in your own Private Gated Residence that opens up to the world beyond. Cascading waves just below the house. Relax in your large Pool on the edge of the ocean. The Per...
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Pahoa Home - 16.5 mi away
4 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 7 4 7 3 night min stay
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 7
4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 7
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Enjoy watching the whales breach and the turtles play in the waves during the day. At night, let the sound of the waves lull you to sleep in this beautiful private home located in Pahoa. This custom two story oceanfront...
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
Hale Akule through the Hapuu' Ferns! Mahalo John and Kathi!
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Pahoa Cottage - 16.8 mi away
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 8 2 8 7 night min stay
Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Microwave • Washer/Dryer
Enjoy and explore "The Big Island" of Hawaii amongst the locals. Our quaint Hawaiian hale (home) Cottage rentals are located in the lush tropical rain forests near the eastern shores of "The Big Island" of Hawaii and jus...
(4) Excellent (4 reviews)
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Pahoa Home - 17.0 mi away
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 3 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
Rates: $148 per night (includes taxes and cleaning) for two. $15/night plus tax each additional person. Minimum age for main renter 35 and home is not suitable for younger children under the age of 12 years. 3 night mi...
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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About Hilo

Located on the eastern side of Big Island, Hilo, Hawaii is a fabulous destination for families. From the moment the plane touches down at Hilo International Airport travelers will notice and appreciate the natural beauty and lush landscape that is expected of the Hawaiian Islands. Hilo vacation rentals offer ultimate comfort and convenient access to this picturesque vacation destination.

Climate

Before booking one of the many Hilo vacation rentals in the area, it is important to consider the weather conditions as you plan to visit. Hilo features a tropical rainforest climate with relatively warm temperatures in the mid-70s to low-80s throughout the year. While you can rely on the temperature being relatively comfortable at any time of year, it’s the amount of rain you might experience that can be unpredictable. Hilo is the fourth wettest city in the United States and one of the wettest in the world with between 130 and 200 inches of rain annually. Pack an umbrella for your trip here and plan to see rain during at least one of the days you’re visiting.

Things to do

Travelers staying in Hilo vacation rentals have the unique advantage of seeing the area the way that locals do and should have a plan when it comes to things to do and see in this island town. Full of thunderous waterfalls, lush landscapes, and towering volcanoes, the Hilo area has an abundance of outdoor activities that appeal to all ages. Walk the half mile loop through Akaka Falls State Park to see the spectacular 442-foot waterfall. The surrounding rain forest is picturesque and worth the drive to this attraction.

Hilo is also often referred to as the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Located a short 30 to 45 minutes away, it is a perfect day trip for anyone interested in exploring. However, if visiting a park or taking in the beauty of Hilo is on the itinerary but driving nearly an hour isn’t, visit Liliuokalani Gardens and Coconut Island Park. The gardens offer a tranquil setting that is perfect for strolling or picnicking and a footbridge in the park connects the garden to Coconut Island Park.

Of course, the beautiful beaches and sparkling waters of Hilo are the main allure to the area. Richardson Beach Park is the only black-sand beach in Hilo and is a unique spot for visitors to spend an afternoon. Here, the waters are warm and lifeguards are on duty during the day. For surfers and body-boarders, Honoli’I Beach Park is one of the best spots on the Hilo side of the island. It is a secluded area with great surf, a grassy area for laying out and many spectators.

Other popular activities include snorkeling and swimming in the warm waters, or exploring the island landscape via helicopter. Visiting the Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens is also a popular activity for families. It is the only tropical rainforest zoo in the United States and boasts quite a collection of exotic plants and animals.

Shopping

Various shopping venues are also part of the experience when visiting Hilo. Hilo Hattie and Sig Zane Hilo are the perfect place for picking up an authentic, flowery Hawaiian shirt. You can’t leave town without one! Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts is a popular spot for gifts and souvenirs. Those staying in Hilo vacation rentals will want to make a stop at the Hilo Farmers Market, a favorite among locals and tourists alike. It’s open Wednesdays and Saturdays and offers fresh and affordable local foods. It is the perfect open-air shopping experience for anyone in the market for foods like exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs, island jams and jellies, colorful flowers like orchids and anthuriums, or locally-crafted clothing and jewelry.

Museums

In addition to the variety of outdoor attractions, Hilo is also known for having a vibrant art and museum scene. The Imiloa Astronomy Center is an educational facility that strives to showcase the connections between the rich traditions of Hawaiian culture and the impressive astronomical research conducted at the summit of Maunakea. The Lyman Museum is Smithsonian-affiliated and tells the story of Hawaii’s islands and people through exhibits portraying how the state’s volcanic origins, flora and fauna, and culture have shaped the area’s present-day society. The Mauna Loa Observatory, Pacific Tsunami Museum and Mokupapapa Discovery Center are other popular places to learn about Hilo.

Events

If you’re looking to participate in events, then staying in Hilo vacation rentals is the right choice. Downtown Hilo hosts an annual Chinese New Year celebration, usually held in early February. If you’re planning your visit for April, check out the Merrie Monarch Festival for its premier hula competition. In August, catch the International Festival of the Pacific, which features a lantern parade and Japanese tea ceremony, or wait until September when the Aloha Festivals take place.

Experience all that Hawaii has to offer while enjoying the comforts of home staying in Hilo vacation rentals. From majestic landscapes to adventurous activities, visitors won’t be disappointed by a stay in this quintessential Hawaiian town.