Keauhou Palena Resort

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Set amidst sprawling grounds and tropical landscaping, Keauhou Palena vacation rentals are right by the 36-hole Kona Country Club featuring the Ocean and the Ali’i (Royal) Golf Courses.  Located a few miles south of the Kailua-Kona area in Big Island, the resort complex is just a quarter of a mile from Keauhou Bay known for its mesmerizing manta rays. 

With its airy atmosphere and lush greens, Keauhou Palena Resort makes a perfect base for both adventurous and relaxing Hawaiian getaway. One to two-bedroom Big Island condo rentals welcomes up to six guests who will feel the slow pace of the island life right as they step inside the vacation condos. The ambiance inside and out invites you to set your clock to island time as you enjoy the soothing scenery from your private lanai. Lush greens are all around, with sounds of twittering tropical birds streaming in for company.

Some condo units have back lanais directly overlooking the fairways, offering a chance to work up your excitement for a round of golf. Otherwise, in-house entertainment includes cable and satellite TV and WiFi access. Sink into plush cushions and enjoy a sip of Kona coffee while taking in the view from the inside. 

The property is close to the Keauhou Shopping Center where dining options abound, so you’ll never feel on vacation but on diet. If you feel better with home cooking your meals, full kitchens make it easy to prepare your favorites from scratch.

Depending on which vacation rental you book, you may enjoy additional privacy when you close off a retractable door connected to the main living area. This setup works well with families and groups who want to spend time together and have some personal space for quiet relaxation. 

The condominium interior layout follows an open floor plan where the living areas naturally flow into each other, giving the indoors an expansive feeling. Interior pastel colors and warm tones create a truly relaxing backdrop for your Hawaiian escape.

And if a hassle-free vacation is high on your list, pack light and take advantage of some of the rentals’ in-unit washer and dryer. 

Discover Big Island from a Keauhou Vacation Rental

If you are keen on sport, Keauhou Palena has a tennis court where you can work up a sweat before hitting the greens nearby. Or if you want to simply laze by the pool or take a refreshing dip, the communal pool makes a nice addition to the hotel resort amenities. Soak up the sun with a favorite read while enjoying your favorite beverage.

After an exhilarating day at the golf course, at the beach, or in the historic village north, a warm soak in the hot tub caps off an active day.

A short walk from the property, Kahalu’u Beach Park beckons with its snorkeling and surfing attractions. Marine life makes a great draw in this area, and the ease of acquiring gear means you’ll be in the water in no time. Rent snorkeling equipment right at the beach and spy on abundant tropical fish and ‘honu,’ Hawaiian sea turtles that you don’t even have to go to the water to see, as they often come ashore at dusk.

Venture just a few minutes further and you will arrive at the ‘Magic Sands’ or White Sand beach. Heavy seas and current wash away the sand in March and April, dispersing those looking for a swim. But the beach retains its interest during this time as it offers a prime viewing location for migrating whales.

With Keauhou Bay so close by, you won’t find any excuse not to take to the water, or get wet and enjoy one of the many excursions available on the island such as snorkeling cruises or diving expeditions. Deep-sea fishing is also on the activities menu. If you are a fan of the sport, plan to travel around the annual fishing tournament.

Nighttime can be busy in and around Keauhou’s waters. Manta rays pursue planktons, and there’s an abundance of them nearby, making Keauhou a great place to experience swimming with these graceful creatures.

History enthusiasts would find the historic Kailua Village in the Kailua-Kona area a short drive north filled with stories and sites of the Hawaiian royalty. This is the heart of the Kona coast and for good reason. The area was once a favorite of the royal families, who built a summer residence here. One of the most beloved royalty of Hawaii retired nearby.

The seaside charm of the historic village also attracts eager shoppers on the hunt for great food and fine art, with shopping options right along the water’s edge. And if it’s the quaint atmosphere you came to experience, you won’t be disappointed.

The Kona coast holds plenty of promise for those willing to go further and higher up the slopes. This is the side of Big Island that gets the best growing conditions for coffee, and they can be found here in abundance in the upper slopes close to the coast.

Book your Big Island vacation condo at Keauhou Palena Resort today and enjoy the best this island has to offer. There are plenty more sights to see, and you’ll likely wish to stay longer. The good news is you can! Let the local experts do the work for you and find you the best vacation rentals available on Big Island.

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Who says you have to wait for summertime to have fun on the beach and catch some tan? Even in the middle of winter, you can still bask in the warmth of the sun and enjoy the crystal clear waters of Hawaii. This tropical paradise opens its doors all year long to anyone looking for a memorable vacation getaway.

Whether you’re planning for an adventure-filled family trip or looking for some relaxing alone time, you are sure to get that and more at The Aloha State. Plus, with the number of luxurious tropical Hawaii vacation rentals, you might not even have to venture far from your temporary home to experience the island lifestyle.

A Tropical Paradise Awaits You in Hawaii

The Aloha State is one of the top destinations that come to mind when thinking of a vacation spot. With its world-renowned beaches and picturesque sceneries, it doesn’t come as a surprise why this is the best place to go. Hawaii boasts of crystal clear waters and sprawling soft, powdery white sand beaches. The Hawaii beaches are undoubtedly some of the most spectacular in the world.

Just imagine walking barefoot along the shore with your loved one while the sun dips over the horizon. If you’re up for some adventure, the Hawaiian Islands offer perfect spots for surfing,  snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding, and more. Swim with the sea turtles, kayak with humpback whales, or ride the waves. You won’t run out of activities to try in Hawaii.

Although there’s plenty of heart-pumping activities to try in Hawaii, this tropical paradise is also a sanctuary for those who wish for a relaxing time. You will find several world-championship golf resorts with lush fairways and stunning sceneries. Swaying palm trees, vibrant tropical floras, and surreal skyscapes will greet you everywhere you look.

Combine that with the Aloha spirit and Hawaii’s relaxing culture, and you will say goodbye to all life’s stresses with this vacation. But all that won’t be possible without Hawaii’s year-long pleasant weather. With mostly sunny skies and gentle breezes blowing throughout the year, you will be able to maximize your vacation days and experience everything Hawaii has to offer.

Best Hawaii Destinations for a Memorable Vacation

Your options for a fun and memorable Hawaii vacation are endless. The Aloha State consists of several islands, each offering visitors its version of paradise. Depending on what you’re looking for in a Hawaiian vacation, some places are a better choice than others.

The Big Island

Hawaii’s Big Island is by far the most diverse among all the islands. With the size of all the other islands combined, it’s not surprising why the Big Island has plenty to offer environmental diversity is undeniably remarkable from snow-capped mountains, lava fields, barren grasslands, and lush forests. It’s all here.

The Big Island may have a country feel, but it’s still bustling with various activities for you to enjoy. From walking around a recent lava flow, visiting the famous black sand beach, and riding horseback in a gorgeous valley, you won’t run out of things to do. This vacation destination also offers a solid selection of world-class hotel resorts at Keauhou and excellent vacation homes and condo rentals in Kona.


As the second-largest and second-most-visited island in the state, Maui offers a balance between the high-energy big city vibe of Oahu and the untamed country life of the Big Island. It’s a popular destination for tourists who want the best of both worlds. Maui may have a busy downtown area and several tourist hubs in Lahaina, Kihei, and Wailea, but you will see very few high rises.

Maui offers an impressive variety of vacation homes, condo rentals, and hotel resorts despite its size. The island is sprawling with beachfront and oceanfront properties and private getaways at exclusive golf resorts. Because of the perfect blend of remoteness and premier attractions and activity spots, a lot of visitors choose Maui as their honeymoon destination.

Why Stay in a Vacation Rental for Your Next Getaway

Although hotel rooms are nice, there’s nothing quite like renting a beachfront townhouse with your family or friends. Unlike traditional hotels, vacation rentals offer you more space and privacy. Not to mention, you can enjoy the complete amenities of a home. You can have warm self-cooked meals and even do your laundry at home.

You also get all of that for a fraction of the cost of a hotel room. If you’re planning on a vacation getaway with a large group, booking one house for everyone instead of a block of hotel rooms will save you hundreds of dollars. Vacation rentals also come in a variety of styles. Whether you want to stay at a highrise condo with ocean views or a tropical home surrounded by nature, you’ll find something that will make your dream vacation come true.

Book Your Vacation Rental With AA Oceanfront

As a popular destination to unwind and experience some adventures, you need to visit Hawaii at least once in your life. To make the most out of your vacation time and experience the ultimate tropical paradise, book your stay at one of our vacation rentals.

At AA Oceanfront Rentals and Sales, we list some of the best and most coveted condos and vacation homes to make your trip to Hawaii memorable. If you need any help with booking or have some questions about the property, our team is always ready and happy to assist you. Give us a call at 1-800-488-6004 or 808-879-7288 today to plan your Hawaii vacation!