Kailua Kona, Azores, Portugal
Located just 15 minutes south of the Kona International Airport lies the Historic Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona). The resort is a lively seaside town but was once a sleepy fishing village and once a retreat for Hawaiian royalty.
Kailua Kona is now a destination for affordable accommodations, great shopping, dining and learning about Hawaiia's rich culture. Kailua Kona get very little rain due to being sheilded by Mount Hualalai and is well known for its fishing and snorkelling.Read more about: Things to See | Things to Do | Kailua Kona Reviews
Things to See
Astronaut Ellison S Onizuka Space Centre which is positioned next to Kona International Airport and offering a space simulator and space related exhibits.
The Huilhe'e Palace is set in beautiful grounds and is filled with artifacts and stunning furniture and gives a glimpse of the royal family.
For those seeking to see more of the town and surrounding area there is the Historic Kailua Village walking Tour which takes in Moku'aikaua Church, Hulihe' Palace and St Michael Catholic Church.
Things to Do
There is plenty of outdoor recreational activities for travellers to enjoy. There is a great choice of activities including sea rafting, boat rides, surfing lessons, snorkelling adventures and for diving enthusiasts there are night dives and shipwrecks to see.
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