Rent your own private cottage in Kealakekua Bay on the Big Island, complete with chirping birds and a tropical pond. Nestled under a large ficus tree, the cottage is made with antique Bali teak panels and decorated with unique surfboards on the ceilings. You’re within walking distance of Manini Beach, home to fantastic snorkeling and kayaking.
Kealakekua Bay Bali Cottage – Steps from Bay, Captain Cook, Big Island, HI
Situated on the west coast of the Big Island, the Sanctuary can sleep up to 15 friends and family, perfect for a friends getaway or a family reunion. Overlooking the coast, this rental is part vacation house, part retreat center, with organic vegetables in the garden, oceanview rooms, and ample space to glamp.
Sanctuary Space, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, HI
Smack-dab in the middle of Waikiki Beach, this Chic Studio is the place for visitors who like to stay near the action — without breaking the bank! Look for this adorable little studio right off the Ala Wai Canal.
Waikiki Studio, Honolulu, O’ahu, HI
Swing into this cool treehouse just five minutes from the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This custom-built property boasts two levels, two lanais, huge oho’a trees, a rainforest pavilion and a hot tub up in the trees. The main level includes a living room with TV, kitchen and indoor fireplace, with an outdoor teak table to eat in the thick forest. Climb up the ship’s ladder to the upper level, where you’ll find a cozy bedroom with stained glass windows. This awesome treehouse has been featured: on Extreme Cribs, The Ellen Show, and through Tripadvisor, Buzzfeed, Treehouse Masters and Ke Ola Magazine.
Treehouse at Kilauea, Volcano, Big Island, HI
This cozy tropical cabin boasts a beachfront view with its own private lanai overlooking the famous North Shore. Challenge your surfing skills on the same beach that hosts the world’s premier surfing competitions or simply lounge on the sand.
Pipeline North Shore Beachfront, Haleiwa, O’ahu, HI
Reputed to be the prettiest beach in all of Hawaii, Lanikai rests on the “nose” of O’ahu, with prime access to Kailua Bay and the pillbox trail. This place is the water lover’s dream, with its own kayak, paddle boards, surfboard, bodyboard, snorkeling gear and beach chairs.
Lanikai Cottage, Kailua, O’ahu, HI
Another adorable option in Kailua, this one-bedroom cottage with A/C comes with a pull-out bed in the living room and a kitchenette, making it perfect for traveling families. A short walk will take you to Kailua Beach and Kailua Town where you can grab a bite to eat and go souvenir hunting.
Aloha Cottage, Kailua, O’ahu, HI
Always dreamt of staying in an oceanview on Waikiki Beach? Here’s an option in a spacious studio that affords spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Just a short walk to the beach, Ala Moana and Hilton Hawaiian Village. With its fun lagoon and Friday fireworks show, you can’t beat the location! The hotel will also give you easy access to onsite restaurant and a brunch cafe, plus a free live music and hula show in the Ilikai courtyard every Friday night.
Ilikai Hotel Ocean View Large studio at 9th Floor, Honolulu, O’ahu, HI
This gorgeous tropical beach villa in Hanalei is a magical homestead on the north shore of Kaua’i. The property offers up to six guests achingly beautiful views of the ocean, and it’s just 2-3 minutes to Tunnels Beach, where you can enjoy snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing.
Hawaiian Beach Villa, Hanalei, Kaua’i, HI
Live like a local at this rugged, cozy cottage, with acres of starfruit, passion fruit and guava. Next door you’ll also find Steelgrass Chocolate Farm, and three miles down the road is lively Kapa’a town. You can hike or bike up the coastal path or swim at Kealia beach or nearby Donkey Beach.
Kai’s Rustic Cottage, Kapa’a, Kaua’i, HI