Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Hilo

The island views, waterfalls and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Hilo. This city's shopping, parks and restaurants draw many visitors. Pacific Tsunami Museum, Lyman Museum and Imiloa Astronomy Center are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Hilo

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Hilo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Naniloa Country Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Onomea Tea Company Estate (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Hilo

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the volcano viewpoints and other natural features in Hilo

Island views, beautiful waterfalls and pristine beaches are a few of the stunning natural features that Hilo boasts. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hilo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mauna Kea (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
  • Akaka Falls (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kalakaua Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Lincoln Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Wailoa River State Park Hawaii (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Bayfront Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hilo

Fly into Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Hilo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 486 holiday rentals around Hilo. From 320 Houses to 47 Condos/Apartments, 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 Hilo is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Ainako Park: 500 holiday rentals
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course: 588 holiday rentals
  • Rainbow Falls: 477 holiday rentals
  • Liliuokalani Park and Gardens: 477 holiday rentals
  • East Hawaii Cultural Center: 486 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 320 Houses in Hilo. Our other popular types of Hilo holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 47 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 38 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 38 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 Hilo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 114 holiday homes with pool available in Hilo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.