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Kailua-Kona , HI , United States

Did way say centrally located! Our Kona Surf House is in a great spot to use as your base of operations to explore all the amenities the Big Island has to offer. National parks, an active volcano, waterfalls, hiking trails, ATV adventures, Zipline adventures, horseback riding, botanical gardens and endless coastline sightseeing.

If wildlife is your fancy don’t miss your chance to see the infamous Humpback whales, who frequent the islands between November and May. Humpback whales spend their winter months in the waters around the Hawaiian island’s giving visitors and locals alike a chance to see these majestic animals in their natural habitat. While on your excursion stop by Kahalu’u Bay to catch a swim with the manta rays, guaranteed to be a memorable experience. Come see what your life’s been missing.

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced surfer, Kona has a wave for you. Surfing is one of our most recommended activities on the island, since we at the Kona Surf House are so passionate about it. We always say if you never try, you’ll never know the true beauty and satisfaction it can bring you. Banyans, Lymans, Kahalu’u and many other surf spots are just a couple minutes drive away. Surf lessons can be conveniently taken at Kahalu'u Bay through Kahalu'u Bay Surf and Sea, which is just a short distance from the Hale.

For those of you looking to relax on a nice sandy beach, White Sand Beach (aka, Magic Sands, aka La'aloa Beach) is just a short jaunt away. Magic Sands Beach offers a great atmosphere for kids, many water sports, and if you are lucky you might spot a sea turtle, who frequent the area often.

In October you can join all the thrill and excitement of Ironman, our supreme location is just 2.8 miles from the ironman swim start and run finish, often regarded as the most exciting part of the race.


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