Americans are lucky enough to be able to call one of the world’s best islands their own – it’s clear why people travel from all over the world to visit Hawaii. With international travel out of the questions, now could be the perfect time for a Hawaii staycation for US residents. This group of islands in the Pacific is like paradise on earth and has scenery that can rival any destination.
These locations are all high-end Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups. It could be the extended family, a big gang of friends or even a corporate getaway. The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between the group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.
All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate Hawaii staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…
1. The Bay Bungalow – Hanalei
The Bay Bungalow is steps from the water in world-famous Hanalei Bay. Just sit back and watch the waves from the deck, get some sun on the pristine, white-sand beach or grab a board and paddle out to one of several world-class surf breaks located right out your back door.
Rinse off at one of two outdoor showers and head to the quaint town of Hanalei for refreshments. Coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, retail therapy and even a farmers market are all just a short walk or bike ride away.
The house comes in a little under $1,000 a night and sleeps up to 4 guests.
2. Luxury Estate – Kailua-Kona
Located just above downtown Kona, this private estate offers gorgeous panoramic ocean and sunset views. The house has an extensive lanai with outdoor seating, firepit and a gorgeous pool.
The master bedroom has breathtaking views and a private jacuzzi tub. 4 bedrooms have ocean views. You will have lots of entertainment with boogie boards, beach chairs and umbrella, snorkels and beach towels to use for your convenience.
The house will set you back $600 a night (depending on the season) and sleeps up to 16 people.
3. Whale Watching House – Keaau
This is the perfect base for your Big Island adventures. Mika Kai is a beautiful oceanfront home with private pool and spa, in a tropical Hawaiian setting. It sits on a lava bluff 15 feet above the waves with endless views .
The oceanfront pool, jacuzzi and huge lanai give you a private resort all your own.
The house is fenced and gated, has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 stories, over 3,000 square feet and will generally make you feel relaxed instantly.
The house will set you back about $700 a night and sleeps 8 people.
4. Waikiki Beach Condo – Waikiki
Discover the little known secret of one of the most prized stretches of Waikiki Beach. The only privately owned condominium in Waikiki where you can step right from the building onto the sand of world famous beach.
If you’re seeking Hawaii sunshine with the view to die for, and you’d want to experience true beachfront living, this is the place! With restaurants, bars and all the entertainment the area has to offer you will have the vacation of a lifetime. The perfect spot for a Hawaii staycation.
The place will set you back about $800 per night, but does sleep up to 8 people
5. Makena Surf Condo – Kihei
Centrally located within the resort, this stunning condo is just a short stroll to the golden sands of Pa’ipu Beach. Open up the huge windows and you can sit and admire it all from the kitchen.
Enjoy ocean breezes blowing in from the turquoise waters and relax to the sounds of the surf all day long. Comfortable furnishings in a tasteful palette of colours set the mood in this vacation condo with its spacious lanai, tile floors, granite countertops and large, glass shower.
The house costs around $800 a night – depending on the season – and sleeps 4 people.
6. Peaceful Entire House – Heleiwa
This lovely home is located on one of the most spectacular and quiet beaches on the North Shore. Turtles are frequently spotted on the sandy beach. The world famous Laniakea surf spot is a short paddle away.
Maluhia is quietly tucked away at the end of a dead end road, although only minutes from Historic Haleiwa Town which offers great shops and restaurants. There are stunning ocean views from nearly every room, a Sonos sound system throughout, fresh island breezes and the soothing sounds of surf.
The house will set you back $1,400 a night, but you can sleep up to 10 guests here comfortably.
7. 3 Bedroom Ocean Front Beach House – Paia
A beautiful private house located directly on a white sandy beach. The biggest selling points are the large grassy lawn which is just steps to the beach!
The house comes with air conditioning in all rooms, ceiling Fans, a 70 inch flat screen TV on the patio with Cable Access, Apple and lots of other entertainment options.
The ideal place to come with a group of friends or other couples to properly unwind.
The house will cost you around $1,800 a night and sleeps up to 6 people. The ideal Hawaii staycation spot.