Kona Journals

Hawaii - The Vacation of our Dreams

An October 2003 trip to Kona by Karen Houghton

Quote: We discovered Hawaii has the most beautiful weather, scenery, flowers, food, and people when we stayed at the Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village in Kona. We were fortunate to have two weeks of absolute perfection. It was certainly our dream vacation!

Hawaii - The Vacation of our Dreams

Overview

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Our most memorable excursions were snorkeling on the Fairwinds II, golfing at the Kona Country Club, the dinner cruise on Captain Bean's, and the Marriott's luau. Traveling to Volcanoes National Park was truly a treat. It was so unlike anything we'd had seen before.Quick Tips: We also spent a week cruising with Norwegian Cruise Lines before our two week stay on The Big Island. It was fabulous to visit Maui, Kaui, and Oahu.Best Way To Get Around: We rented a car for our two weeks on the island, which was very convenient although there are tour buses to take you to any tours that you care to book. There is also a shuttle bus on the Alii Highway, which is handy to travel down to the ...Read More

Shell Vacations Club at Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village

Hotel | "Holua Resort at Moana Loa Village"

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Best Things Nearby:Golfing and shopping.Best Things About the Resort:Fresh, newly decorated units in a quiet setting. Many times had a pool to ourselves, very peaceful.Resort Experience:We thoroughly enjoyed the new applicances and furnishings of the unit. We had lots of room for the three of us who stayed. The resort landscaping was typically Hawaiian and very appealing. Unit Type: 2 Bedroom Activities: Very Good Amenities: Very Good Unit Satisfaction: Very Good Family Friendliness: E...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 17, 2003

Shell Vacations Club at Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village
78-7190 Kaleiopapa St.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 324-1550