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Waikoloa Travel Guide

Waikoloa is a beach resort that offers a taste of tropical island paradise. Located in South Kohala, Hawaii, the resort is one of the more affordable destinations in the region. With expansive shopping malls that let you shop ‘til you drop, a busy calendar of local events, and stunning coastlines and beaches where you can top up your tan, Waikoloa has something for everyone.

Things to Do in Waikoloa

Most people think of Hawaii as being a relaxing vacation spot where they can unwind by the sea and be endlessly pampered and sure, Waikoloa has all of that. However, Waikoloa also has a fascinating history and cultural heritage. Stroll around the area and you can find petroglyphs (caveman paintings) and ancient ruins. For lazy days spent tanning or reading a book, head to Hapuna State Beach Park. Be sure not to miss a trip up to Mauna Lani Drive to snorkel and get up close and personal with colorful reefs and breathtaking marine life.

Best Places to Stay in Waikoloa

Waikoloa village is small and you can stay practically anywhere in this little resort area and be able to explore most major attractions.

Best Time to Visit Waikoloa

The best time to visit Waikoloa is between December and April when the temperatures are hot without being unbearable. Summer in Hawaii gets very warm and humid.

Price and Availability Index in Waikoloa

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Waikoloa is in February, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Waikoloa is in the high season in February. Waikoloa has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Waikoloa tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Tuesday. Vacation homes in Waikoloa tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Waikoloa

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Waikoloa. The warmest months in Waikoloa are July and June, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 63 ˚F. The wettest month in Waikoloa is September with 1.98 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.69 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Waikoloa

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, redawning and more. AllTheRooms has 2222 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Waikoloa, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Waikoloa is available at $45 per night. A typical accommodation in Waikoloa costs on average $243 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Waikoloa, then you can choose from over 760 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 15 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 426 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Waikoloa, you'll want to pick from 636 places to stay that provide parking. 396 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 9 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Waikoloa AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 333 places to stay from Airbnb, 122 accommodations from VRBO and 122 places to stay from redawning.

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