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Hilo (Island of Hawaii)

If you’re looking for an authentic Hawaii experience, this is it. From lush gardens to stunning rainforests, you’ll experience all the volcanoes, rainbows, sunsets, and starlight the island has to offer. Book your Southwest Vacations® package, and do Hawaii like the locals.
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Craft beer, lava heated springs, and a rainforest zoo – Hilo (Island of Hawaii) is where adventure and comfort meet. With beautiful waterfalls, stargazing observatories, and the most geologically active parks in the world, Hilo (Island of Hawaii) is just steps from unforgettable excursions. Book your Southwest Vacations package and discover true Hawaii.

Here are a few of our most popular Hilo (Island of Hawaii) resorts:

  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

    This elegant hotel is located in the Mauna Kea Resort on Hawaii's famed Kohala Coast and fronts the natural white sand beach of Kaunaoa Bay.

    5 star hotel rating

  • Hilton Waikoloa Village

    Experience breathtaking tropical gardens, waterways, and award-winning dining and shopping at Hilton Waikoloa Village.

    4.5 star hotel rating

  • Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

    Fairmont Orchid offers luxuriously appointed guestrooms with private lanai, a full-service spa featuring outdoor massages, and a variety of dining venues.

    4.5 star hotel rating

  • Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

    Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa lies on 15 acres along the beautiful Kohala Coast fronting the white sand beach of Anaeehoomalu Bay.

    4 star hotel rating

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    Featured things to do:

    Southwest Vacations has activities, tours, and attractions to add to your vacation. View all of your options in the things to do section during the booking process.

    Hilo (Island of Hawaii) is full of things to do. Here are our favorites:

    • Relax along the natural white sand beaches of Kaunaoa Bay.
    • Zipline over the Honolii River and its massive waterfalls.
    • Marvel in the night sky as you stargaze at the astronomy center.
    • Bring your camera along as you visit the 422 foot, Akaka Falls.
    • Take in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from the air with the Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour.
    • Experience the island’s wildlife with the nation’s only rainforest zoo.

    Additional information on Hilo (Island of Hawaii):

    Hilo (Island of Hawaii) offers a true Hawaiian vacation, while remaining authentically local. With close access to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and rainforest hikes, you’ll never be far from adventure, but its indie restaurants and local craft breweries provide a great break from hiking over lava. With sprawling natural white sand beaches and a night sky made for bonfires, it’s an ideal spot to just get away.

    With a Southwest Vacations package, Hilo (Island of Hawaii) can be yours to explore, no matter what kind of trip you're looking for.

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