Destination guide

The elegant city of Hakalau awaits you

The ocean views, waterfalls and parks are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Hakalau. This scenic and relaxing city entices travelers with its coffeehouses and ziplining. Akaka Falls and Pacific Tsunami Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Hakalau

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hakalau a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Onomea Tea Company Estate (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Naniloa Country Club (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Hakalau

Travelers love Hakalau for its beautiful ocean views and beautiful waterfalls. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hakalau is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Akaka Falls (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Umauma Falls (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • World Botanical Gardens (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Hakalau Beach Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Honoli'i Beach Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

Traveling to and around Hakalau

The nearest airport is in Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), located 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Hakalau?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 204 holiday lettings near Hakalau. From 119 Houses to 16 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hakalau for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hakalau?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hakalau. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Akaka Falls: 241 holiday lettings
  • Umauma Falls: 238 holiday lettings
  • Hakalau Beach: 237 holiday lettings
  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo: 497 holiday lettings
  • Hamakua Coast: 285 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Hakalau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 119 Houses in Hakalau. Our other popular types of Hakalau holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hakalau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Hakalau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.