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Kailua-Kona Holiday Deals

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Kailua-Kona featuring a pebble beach, a sunset and general coastal views

Holiday In Kailua-Kona

“E komo mai Kona!” That means “Welcome to Kona!” in the native Hawaiian language, and you’ll hear it a lot when you escape to this fabulous tropical rock in the Pacific Ocean. Where is Kona, anyway? It’s on the eastern side of the island of Hawaii, and it’s a perfect destination for your next trip. Why? Because Kona holidays will get you lei’d the second you walk off the plane. Things to Do in Kona

Since you’re on an island during your Kona holiday, and islands are surrounded by water, jump in. Reserve a spot on a charter boat for a swimming adventure with dolphins that will knock your swim fins off. You’ll be able to swim alongside the gentle marine mammals and see how they operate in their natural state. Just be careful—they’re known to be very playful.

When you’re done frolicking in the deep blue sea, use your lastminute.com.au Kona car hire and head to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park to see what an active lava spitting mountain looks like up close. Next, stop by the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum to learn about the history of scientific exploration on the slopes of Kilauea. Shopping, Dining and Nightlife

The city centre is a great place to do your island shopping. Take a walk, bike ride or drive down Ali’i Drive and visit as many shops as you can. Everything from high-end stores to cute souvenir shops are spread out along this oceanfront strip. Pick up a set of koa wood bowls, brightly coloured aloha shirts and a melodic ukulele. Don’t want a ukulele? Well, one of your friends back home will. You need to bring them some presents, after all.

Are you ready to stuff your face with some of the finest food in the islands? If you’re debating whether or not to buy a Hawaiian shirt, do it over a traditional plate lunch of lau lau, kalua pork, lomi lomi salmon, rice and poi. There’s more to this plate lunch, but you’ll have to spend a holiday in Kona to find out what else. Don’t forget about the Kona Farmers Market that’s held Wednesday through Sunday, where you can sample 100 percent Kona coffee and a fresh poke bowl.

You’re on holiday, so you definitely deserve to let loose for a night or two. Any one of the major resorts in town have lobby bars that turn it up when the sun goes down. Kona Brewing Company beers are local favourites, but when you visit Hawaii you’ve got to suck down a couple of mai tais and lava pits. What’s Next

What are you waiting for? Pack your thongs and cozzie and get the heck out dodge. Browse through lastminute.com.au’s selections of Kona packages to book a hotel and flight together in order to save big bucks for other activities. One of our Hawaii holiday packages is bound to be perfect for you!

Top hotels for your Kailua-Kona holiday

Royal Kona Resort

Royal Kona Resort

3.5 out of 5
75-5852 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI
The price is AU$264 per night from 25 May to 25 May
Located in Kailua-Kona, Royal Kona Resort is by the ocean, a 1-minute drive from Hulihee Palace and 6 minutes from Magic Sands Beach.
Royal Kona Resort
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

4 out of 5
78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona, HI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$339 per night from 13 May to 13 May
When you stay at Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay in Kailua-Kona, you'll be by the ocean, a 5-minute drive from Kahalu'u Beach Park and 7 minutes from ...
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

3 out of 5
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$408 per night from 25 May to 25 May
With a stay at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona, you'll be on the beach, steps from Kailua-Kona Wharf and a 3-minute drive ...
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
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