With awe-inspiring views of lava fields from long ago, dramatic sea views, and ample golf resorts to choose from, Hawaii’s Kohala Coast is one of the best places in North America to play golf.
One of Mauna Kea’s oft-forgotten features is its instant access to the Ala Kahakai Trail. This 175-mile-long path wraps around the island’s western rim from ʻUpolu Point to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
In recent months, we’ve written extensively about the many ways to explore and relax on the “Big Island” while also remaining safe and socially distanced. Many outdoorsy Island of Hawaii activities naturally promote social distancing, such as backcountry hiking, championship golf, horseback riding, beach relaxation, and countryside cycling.
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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.
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.
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.
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters offers VIP customizable tours and free shuttles from Mauna Kea Beach Hotel to their Waikoloa airstrip. Blue Hawaiian provides unique helicopter tours in Hawaii, two of which depart from nearby Waikoloa and a truly VIP experience that departs from Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s sister property The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort.
We’re fast approaching the unofficial “Month of Love” here at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel on the Island of Hawaii’s beautiful Kohala Coast. Whether you’re celebrating an engagement, marriage, or anniversary, there’s no place on Earth more romantic than Hawaii.