vacation rentals hawaii big island

The Big Island is both the youngest and largest island in Hawaii, thus the nickname. It’s home to some of the most incredible natural beauty in all the islands, with volcanoes and stargazing in abundance. From the lush valleys in Hilo and Hamakua to the black beaches in Punaluu Beach, this island is as unique as they come. There’s no doubt you should consider looking at some of the vacation rental options in The Big Island of Hawaii, no matter what your budget is there’s something for everyone. That being said, these are some of the top Airbnb’s on the Island of Hawaii, so treat yourself and kick your feet up if you choose any of these rentals.

Take a look at the 10 best vacation rentals in The Big Island of Hawaii.

1. Collessie By The Sea

Location: Kailua-Kona

“We spent a week here with our adult sons and their partners. The house was a perfect base for exploring the Kona part of the big island. Very well located- 10 minutes to grocery stores and restaurants. The view from the back pool deck is spectacular. The house itself is wonderful, well equipped and modern.” -Richard

2. Fairways South

Location: Kamuela

Via Airbnb

“What a great way to get away from it all. A fantastic property with nothing spared and a location so private we thought we were alone on the island. The pool was a welcome retreat, and a great way to unwind.” -Don

3.Wai’ula’ula Estate

Location: Kamuela

Via Airbnb

“The house was spectacular. Every moment was perfect on this trip. It was wonderful that we were able to use the hotel facilities as well.” -Megan

4. Hula Moon

Location: Puako

Via Airbnb

“The house was wonderful. Perfect for our family. Beautiful location and atmosphere. Furnishing was excellent. The supplies and equipment in the kitchen were fantastic. You had the ability to make pretty much anything in there!” -Faith

5. Mauna Lani Terrace

Location: Kamuela, Hawaii

Via Airbnb

“Could not have asked for a better spot or unit to spend a wonderful week with my husband and son. The view alone was worth the trip. Short walks to the beach, dining, shops etc just made for a perfect balance of private time with the family as well as fun spots to visit in close distance. Cant wait to return again soon!” -Amanda

6. Kamilo at Mauna Lani

Location: Kamuela, Hawaii

Via Airbnb

“Amazing home exactly as described! The staff at the office were so friendly, and all the community amenities were awesome.” -Lauren

7. Hale Ama

Location: Puako, Hawaii

Via Airbnb

“The home is even more dramatic than its pictures. It has everything – very much appreciated. The Puako Beach location is magical. Snorkeling, diving, paddleboarding, surfing, watching the turtles, it is all right there from the house.” -Carlton

8.Artevilla

Location: Mauna Lani Resort, Hawaii

Via Airbnb

“Beautiful house, great location (near the beach and Mauna Lani resort), and the staff were VERY helpful with all of our requests. Plenty of room for big families too. We loved it.” -Tony

9. Mauna Lani Point

Location: Kamuela, Hawaii

Via Airbnb

“It is beautiful, and even though it’s not an ocean view, we loved sitting on the balcony and seeing both the sunrise and sunset over the golf course. The pool area is great and it is a quick drive to the beach club which has a nice beach and good snorkeling, surf lessons nearby etc…The Mauna Lani area is perfect for a family vacation- would highly recommend! We can’t wait to return and would definitely stay in this villa again.” -Jeff

10. Surf’s Up Hale

Location: Waimea, Hawaii

Via Airbnb

“Unbelievable location and luxurious property. Staff is helpful with all needs. Worth the price. We loved it so much that we extended our stay!” -Tony (Hawk)