Located along the sunny Kohala Coast on Hawaii's Big Island, Waikoloa Beach Resort is a 1,350-acre ocean-side resort that includes world-class hotels and spas, two championship golf courses, luxury residences, preserved cultural sites, pristine beaches, ocean sports and the Kings' Shops dining, shopping and entertainment complex. Let's begin with two world class resorts:
Hilton Waikoloa Village
With 62 acres which include three separate towers of over 1200 guest rooms, three freshwater pools (two with waterfalls & waterslides), a four-acre swimming and snorkeling lagoon, a dolphin lagoon, nine restaurants and eight lounges, a museum walkway featuring an art collection valued at over $7 million, two championship golf courses plus a monorail and canal boat transportation system and even a seaside natural grass putting course, the Hilton Waikoloa Village is the crown jewel resort on the Kohala Coast. Read our full review. For reservations or more information, call 1-800-HILTONS or visit hiltonwaikoloavillage.com.
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort
The resort is located on 15 tropical beach front acres, fronting palm fringed 'Anaeho'omalu Bay with its wonderful beach, great swimming and snorkeling. The Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort features 523 guest rooms and 22 suites, a tropical swimming pool with water slide and play area for children, fitness center, luau grounds and a beautifully landscaped pathway that leads you along an ancient Hawaiian fishpond. The resort is completing a $40 million dollar renovation. For reservations or more information, please call 1-888-924-5656 or visit www.waikoloabeachmarriott.com.
Guests who prefer more of a home-away-from-home may choose to stay in one of Waikoloa's luxury condominium properties:
Aston Shores at Waikoloa
Fronting Waikoloa's Resort's renowned Beach Course, this exclusive resort offers one-, two- and three-bedroom air conditioned condominium units each with furnished lanais with wetbar, in-room safe and a complete gourmet kitchen. Guests enter through a gated entryway and parking stalls are located just outside one's unit. Daily housekeeping service is provided. Each unit has its own washer/dryer. The resort has a swimming pool and jet spa. For reservations or more information, call 1-877-997-6667 or visit ResortQuestHawaii.com.
Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas
The ResortQuest Waikoloa Colony Villas is an upscale gated community located on the 15th fairway of the Beach Course. All two- and three-bedroom villas are oversized with vaulted ceilings. Most have sunken living rooms. Each has a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen, washer/dryer, and generously sized furnished covered lanais. The resort has a swimming pool and jet spa. For reservations or more information, call 1-877-997-6667 or visit ResortQuestHawaii.com.
The Bay Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort
The Bay Club offers one- and two-bedroom air conditioned condos, each with a private lanai and fully equipped kitchen. The Bay Club has two swimming pools, whirlpool spas, exercise facilities and picnic areas with barbecue grills. For reservations or more information call 877-229-2582 or visit thebayclub.hgvc.com.
Kolea at Anaeho'omalu Bay
This luxury, gated oceanfront community has 24 hour security and the only direct private beach access in the Waikoloa Beach Resort area. Kolea offers two- and three-bedroom air conditioned villas each with over-sized soaking tubs and gourmet kitchens with a built-in wine cooler. Each unit features spacious outdoor lanais with retractable pocket doors that bring together the lanai and living areas in a natural flow. Each also has a Viking outdoor kitchen with wet bar, mini-refrigerator, ice-maker and grill. For reservations or more information call Abbey Vacation Rentals at 1-866-456-4252 or Outrigger Resort Condominium Rentals at 808-886-0036.
Outrigger Fairway Villas
Outrigger Fairway Villas is a gated community offering 81 spacious two-bedroom, two-bedroom with loft, and three-bedroom air conditioned units each with lanai and full kitchen. Rich rattan furnishings and warm earth tones create a relaxed atmosphere reminiscent of historic plantation architecture. Outdoors you'll find an elevated waterfall spa and a poolside picnic area with cabanas and barbecues. Complimentary guest parking is provided. For reservations or more information, call 1-800-886-0036 or visit outriggerfairwayvillas.com.
Vista Waikoloa is a 122-unit complex consisting of spacious two- and three-bedroom air conditioned luxury condominiums with spacious interiors and ceiling fans for natural ventilation. Vista Waikoloa has a variety of categories including partial ocean, fairway,or garden views. Each unit features a private lanai with wet bar and a washer/dryer in the unit. For reservations or more information, call 1-800-822-4252 or visit Waikoloa Vacation Rentals.