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Sample 5-Day Big Island Itinerary

Piecing together a long-awaited, five-day Big Island itinerary takes months of planning without the help of an on-site concierge. Thankfully, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s worldly concierge team is available at the drop of a hat. Mauna Kea’s monthly travel guide is also a fantastic resource for those who prefer to plan a trip without the aid of a professional.

A Dream Come True: A Hawaii Beach Wedding

There’s nothing more romantic, heart-stopping, or visually-striking than a Hawaii beach wedding amid swaying palms, lapping waves, and warm sand. The Island of Hawaii is arguably the most biodiverse destination in the world as it’s home to a live volcano, tropical rainforests, arid deserts, and many more thriving landscapes.

The Top 8 Island of Hawaii Tours

With so many Island of Hawaii tours to choose from, the selection process can be quite overwhelming. But, luckily for you, the concierge team here at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has pieced together eight of their favorite tours that even kamaʻaina mistakenly overlook.

Horseback Riding in Hawaii: An Ethereal Experience

There’s something genuinely magical about a multi-hour, midday excursion along the Kohala Coast or Waipi’o Valley on horseback. While we supply guests with dozens of on-site activities and amenities here at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, we cannot blame you if horseback riding in Hawaii sounds exceedingly enticing.

Plan a Dream Hawaii Bachelorette Party

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s skilled concierge team has helped plan hundreds of bachelorette parties over the years—just give them a call today at 1-808-882-5707 to start piecing together some ideas. Each Hawaii bachelorette party should be unique, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t create a checklist of several “must-tries” for your extended getaway.

The Ultimate Kamaaina Staycation

Even long-time Island of Hawaii residents (kamaaina) need a vacation from time to time, which is why Mauna Kea Beach Hotel began offering massive savings to locals from the surrounding communities of Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Waimea, and beyond. We provide head-turning, year-round kamaaina rates to ensure that our fellow islanders are periodically partaking in much-needed, well-deserved time away from work.

The Saturday Clambake, a Mauna Kea Tradition

We’re in the heart of clambake season here at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, one of the top-rated luxury hotels in Hawaii. Our Saturday clambake is widely considered the best of its kind on the Island of Hawaii primarily because of the wide variety of seafood, awe-inspiring Pacific Ocean views, and traditional Hawaiian music. These Saturday evening beachfront clambakes have become a Mauna Kea tradition over the years.

5 Beach Activities to Try This Summer

The pristine, white sand at Kauna’oa Beach is the perfect setting for a day filled with rousing and relaxing beach activities. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is one of the only 5-star hotels in Hawaii to provide guests with on-site championship golf, an array of authentic dining options, ocean-view guest suites, and easy access to a top-rated beach.

Best Hawaii Activities: Big Island Bike Tours

Cycling is one of the most popular Hawaii activities because it provides jaw-dropping natural scenery, rewarding exercise, and lifelong memories. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, one of the best hotels in Hawaii, has a strong relationship with Big Island Bike Tours – simply ask our knowledgeable concierge upon arrival to arrange a shuttle to a tour’s starting point.

Start Planning a “Wintertime” Hawaii Wedding

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has quickly emerged as one of the premier Hawaii wedding venues thanks to our glorious oceanfront ceremony locales, professional wedding planning staff, and authentic Hawaiian catering services. Avoid the unpredictability of a mainland winter with a warm, sunny, and utterly beautiful Hawaii wedding here in Waimea, HI.