We've gathered a big collection of deals and packages for August on Hawaii Island, the Big Island, many of which will be available for much of the rest of 2012.
Aston Kona by the Sea
The Beach Club lawn of the Aston Kona by the Sea on Ali'i Drive in the heart of Kona is a picture perfect wedding location with a background of deep blue ocean defined by a dramatic lava rock coastline. Brides-to-be can count on the on-site wedding coordinator ready to assist with everything from seating to reception. The condominium resort's barbecues and fully-equipped kitchens turn the rehearsal into a Hawaiian backyard party. Book now through September 4 for guaranteed special "50 Days of Aloha" rates, August 21 through December 21, 2012. For more information, visit their website.
Aston Shores at Waikoloa and Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas
Aston Shores at Waikoloa and Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas offer great golf getaways with the resorts' one, two and three bedroom villas and multi-day golf trips that begin at dawn, ending with a sunset critique of each days' score while cooking dinner in a fully-equipped kitchen. The Villas rest between the Kings' Course and the Beach Course. The Shores is on the 10th fairway of the Waikoloa Resort Beach Course. Book now through September 4 for guaranteed "50 Days of Aloha" rates, August 21 through December 21. For more information, visit their website.
Castle Hotels & Resorts
Here are some summer savings at Castle Resorts & Hotels. For more information, call (800) 367-5004 or visit their hotel websites.
- Castle Kona Reef
At Castle Kona Reef, an oceanfront resort steps from Kailua-Kona, enjoy a one-bedroom garden view condo for only $125 per night. Regularly $250. You'll love the convenience of full-kitchens, a renovated pool, BBQ, and sundeck areas as well as your proximity to historic Kona town.
- Hali'i Kai at Waikoloa
These luxury villas and town homes offer you and your family well appointed accommodations with all the comforts of home and more including large flat-screen TVs, gourmet kitchens, washer/dryers, an oceanfront pool, restaurant, jet spa, and fitness center. A two-bedroom garden view villa is only $229, 50% regular rates.
- Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel gives guests the chance to enjoy Hilo town, exciting dining options, and explore Hawaii Island in comfort. This month the hotel offers a wine pairing dinner, Scotch tasting seminar, art exhibition, and the new Wai'oli Lounge & new iCafe. Book a standard room for only $129 per night, 50% off the standard rate, $258.
- Kona Bali Kai
Enjoy Kona town, the surf, sand at Kona Bali Kai. Enjoy big savings at only $98 for a partial ocean view condo, normally $218. You'll love the feel of the ocean breeze from your private lanai, at the barbeque grill, or swimming pool plus all the comforts of home including a full-kitchen.
The Castle in Hawaii
The Castle in Hawaii, a unique vacation rental on Hawaii Island, has announced increased capacity and amenities with the availability of another space on the property. Due to remodeling efforts over the winter, five to six people can be accommodated in the Carriage House for short or long term stays. The entire property can now accommodate ten guests, making it the perfect destination wedding getaway. The Carriage House features unusual art, custom-made furniture and unique designer details, adding to the charm of this unique place. For more information, call (808) 965-1844 or visit their website.
Hawaii Vacation Rentals
Hawaii Vacation Rentals on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island is offering one free night in September and October with a six-night reservation. They offer everything from simple accommodations to luxury oceanfront properties in Puako, Mauna Lani, Mauna Kea Resort as well as Kohala Ranch. For more information, call (808) 882-7000 or visit their website.
Hilton Waikoloa Village
In addition to several other on-property improvements, Hilton Waikoloa Village announces updates to the Lagoon Tower rooms. The renovation, which is scheduled to be completed the first week of August, includes upgrades to the bathrooms, hard goods and balconies as well as 37" HD televisions in all rooms. The Naupaka and Nai'a luxury suites located in the Lagoon Tower also received a soft and hard goods renovation, and all rooms have improved high-speed Internet capability. The Lagoon Tower has a prime oceanfront location, featuring stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Maunakea, Hualalai, and Waiulua Bay. Find out more at their website. Read our review of the resort.
Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village
The Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village with stunning coastal views of Keauhou Bay's private harbor offers spacious and fully-furnished one and two bedroom villas with private patios. Enjoy eight outstanding swimming pools and whirlpools, 11 world-class tennis courts, a fitness facility and other wonderful amenities to make your stay on Hawai'i Island memorable. Their convenient location is close to shopping at Keauhou Shopping Village, Kealakekua Bay as well as 36 holes of golf at the neighboring Kona Country Club. Book by November 30 and you'll receive the 5th night free. For more information, call (866) 678-3230 or visit their website.
Kona Coast Resort
At the Kona Coast Resort you'll find spacious one and two bedroom fully-furnished villas with full kitchens, private patios and more all surrounded by 21 acres of beautiful, tropical gardens. With two swimming pools, three jacuzzis and an abundance of on-site amenities as well as five world-class golf courses nearby, the Kona Coast Resort is the ideal destination for your next Hawaiian getaway. Book by November 30th and you'll receive the 5th night free. For more information, call (866) 678-3286 or visit their website.
Outrigger Condo Big Island Golf Package
Travelers looking for an affordable Hawaii golf vacation can score a free round of golf for two at the Big Island Country Club with a minimum two-night stay at select Outrigger properties on Hawaii Island. Guests playing through their stay will also be issued a preferred player card entitling them to a 50% discount on club rentals and free practice range balls. Starting at just $154 per night, golfers can grab spacious condominium accommodations as they frequent the fairways now through December 21, 2012. For more information or reservations, call (800) 688-4444 or visit their website.
The Paniolo Greens Resort
The Paniolo Greens Resort, located on the Kohala Coast and recognized as a Kuleana Green Business for their green, eco-conscious efforts, offers exquisitely spacious villas with fully equipped kitchens and private patios. Enjoy spacious, fully-furnished villas tastefully decorated to match the rich heritage of the area. This Hawaii Island resort is centrally located for day trips to the beautiful surrounding area as well as a wealth of recreational options nearby. Book with us by November 30th and you'll receive the 4th night free. For more information, call (888) 450-4646 or visit their website.
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa
Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa has added aqua yoga to the lineup of yoga classes held daily. Ho'ola Spa's oceanfront, open-air lanai is ideal for rejuvenation with the natural ambient sound of waves meeting the lava cliffs below. And the resort is counting down to the September 9th opening of Rays on the Bay which will offer an endless panoramic ocean view from which manta rays can be viewed. A rum bar and nightly live island music will add to the Kona coast's premier dining locale. For more information, visit their website.
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
The oceanfront Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa located on the sunny Kohala Coast is offering an "Escape to Romance" package starting at $274 per night. Couples will receive one category room upgrade, champagne upon arrival, a Hawaiian keepsake, and daily breakfast for two at the resort's Hawaii Calls Restaurant & Lounge. Based on availability, restrictions may apply. Valid through December 22, 2012. For reservations, visit their website or call (800) 721-6996 with promotional code ROM. Read our review of the resort.