Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Captain Cook

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Captain Cook. Renowned for its snorkelling, dolphin watching and coral reefs, this city welcomes all visitors. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Captain Cook Monument are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Captain Cook

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like snorkelling and dolphin viewing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Captain Cook a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bay View Farm (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Paradise Meadows (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Kona Coffee Living History Farm (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Greenwell Farms (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Kona Joe Coffee Farm (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Captain Cook

Travellers enjoy Captain Cook for its island views, tropical setting and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Captain Cook. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (24.2 mi / 39 km)
  • Manuka State Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Kula Kai Caverns (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Kapahukapu Manini Beach (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Captain Cook

Fly into Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.), the closest airport, located 37.4 mi (60.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Captain Cook?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,047 holiday rentals near Captain Cook. From 493 Houses to 57 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Captain Cook for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Captain Cook?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Captain Cook:

  • Opihihale: 161 holiday homes
  • Kona Paradise: 38 holiday homes
  • Keauhou: 1,842 holiday homes
  • Kahaluu Bay: 693 holiday homes
  • Kona Palisades: 185 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Captain Cook. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden: 2,248 holiday rentals
  • Kona Coffee Living History Farm: 2,248 holiday rentals
  • Adventures in Paradise Kayak & Snorkel: 2,262 holiday rentals
  • Swing Zone: 2,273 holiday rentals
  • Kapahukapu Manini Beach: 2,280 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Captain Cook listed on Stayz 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 Captain Cook?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 493 Houses in Captain Cook. Our other popular types of Captain Cook holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 57 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 57 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,245 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Captain Cook?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,590 holiday homes with pool available in Captain Cook. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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