Destination guide

The charming area of Kilauea awaits your stay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Kilauea. This romantic and relaxing city is known for its snorkeling, kayaking and hiking. Na Pali Coast State Park and Waimea Canyon are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Kilauea

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and kayaking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kilauea a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princeville Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kauai Mini Golf (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Makai Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Smith Family Garden Luau (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Wailua Golf Course (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kilauea

Travelers enjoy Kilauea for its snorkeling and kayaking. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kilauea

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Kilauea has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Kilauea is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Na Pali Coast State Park (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Waimea Canyon (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Hanalei Bay (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lydgate Beach Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Limahuli Garden and Reserve (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Poipu Beach (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kilauea

The nearest airport is in Lihue, HI (LIH), located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Kilauea?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,549 house rentals near Kilauea. From 413 Houses to 846 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kilauea for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kilauea?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kilauea:

  • Poipu: 1,502 vacation rentals
  • Nawiliwili: 869 vacation rentals
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 412 vacation rentals
  • Kaiulani: 414 vacation rentals
  • Hanalei Palms: 342 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Kilauea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Kilauea. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kauai Mini Golf: 2,545 home rentals
  • Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge: 2,544 home rentals
  • Kilauea Lighthouse: 2,517 home rentals
  • Robert Trent Jones Jr. Course: 2,552 home rentals
  • Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens: 2,524 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kilauea listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kilauea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 413 Houses in Kilauea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kilauea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 846 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 41 lodging choices
  • Villas: 56 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kilauea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,016 vacation homes with pool available in Kilauea.

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