Kona is situated on the island of Hawaii and is famous for serving up some of the best coffee beans in the world. The summit of Mauna Kea offers spectacular views of the stars at night, and the island features natural beauty with its plethora of waterfalls and soft black sandy beaches that got their color from past volcanic activity. Guests will enjoy touring the Kamakahonu compound, which highlights the native history of the island. You’ll enjoy the Three Ring Ranch, a private, exotic animal zoo that showcases zebras, hawks, flamingos and other endangered species.
There are many different guided tours in the area as well as taxis and shuttle services. Kona offers free mass transit through the Hel On, which is translated as “Let’s Go” Bus. The bus services the entire island. Nature lovers in Kona will enjoy boogie boarding at one of the most popular beaches in the area, the Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). For the brave guests, the Advanced Recreation of Hawaii Light Sport Aircraft Flight provides spectacular views of the entire island. The Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation is a great way to discover how coffee beans are produced in the region.
Kona on the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii, which has a drier climate. Average annual temperatures are in the 70s to 80s, and mornings and early afternoons are typically sunny.