Hawaii (Big Island) Journals

Anniversary on the Big Island

A June 2003 trip to Hawaii (Big Island) by tonnij

Quote: This is our second time visiting the Big Island. First time we staying in the heart of downtown. This time for our 25th anniversary we used an RCI exhange for Paniola Greens, and it was absolutely wonderful.

Anniversary on the Big Island

Overview

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Luau, snorkel trip, and laying on the beaches. The Big Island has a lot of activities, but you can also relax as much as possible, which is what I like. The laid back atmosphere of the island. Take your road trips to see the volcano and the stops along the way one day and relax the next.

Quick Tips:

Rent snorkel equipment and beach chairs from Codo Bob in Kona for the whole week.

Best Way To Get Around:

You will need transportation and we got a Mustang Convertible. . .what a way to cruise the island.

Paniolo Greens

Hotel | "Panola Greens"

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Best Things Nearby:BeachesBest Things About the Resort:The size of the condo and near Hapuna Beach.Resort Experience:We could have lived here. We liked it so much that we came back home and purchased a week here. The space was exceptionl. The staff was real helpful, and especially with the welcome meeting in planning our week. No, it is not on the beach but some of your best beaches on the island are 10-15 minutes away. The resort is quite and being golf lovers we were excited about being on the second hole. I watched the sunrise from my balcony and we drove to the beach for the sunset...you can see it on the way if you do not want to drive far. It was only...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 27, 2003

Paniolo Greens
68-1745 Waikoloa Road
Waikaloa, Hawaii
(808) 883-0600

Hapuna Beach State Park

Attraction | "Hapuna Beach"

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The most beautiful beach on the island. We went every day because it was not too far from Paniola Greens. We also went back for the breathtaking sunset.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 27, 2003

Hapuna Beach State Park
Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway
Kona, Hawaii