Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Papaaloa

Enjoy the culture and other features of Papaaloa. This city has something for everyone. Akaka Falls and Pacific Tsunami Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Papaaloa

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Papaaloa is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Akaka Falls (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Umauma Falls (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • World Botanical Gardens (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hakalau Beach Park (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Kalopa State Recreation Area (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Papaaloa

The nearest airport is in Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is 30.2 mi (48.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Papaaloa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 54 holiday rentals around Papaaloa. From 31 Houses to 9 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Papaaloa is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Mauna Kea Observatory: 48 holiday rentals
  • Ainako Park: 527 holiday rentals
  • Rainbow Falls: 506 holiday rentals
  • Akaka Falls: 246 holiday rentals
  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens: 508 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Papaaloa 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 Papaaloa?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 31 Houses in Papaaloa. Our other popular types of Papaaloa holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 9 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 9 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 9 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Papaaloa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Papaaloa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.