Beautiful beaches and lush mountain rainforests make the Island of Hawaii, aka Big Island, the ideal backdrop for exciting family vacations and romantic destination weddings. Here travelers will enjoy the best of authentic Hawaii.
The Island of Hawaii has plenty offer when it comes to accommodations. Whether travelers are looking for a private beach bungalow, private bed and breakfast or a five-star resort, Big Island has it. Vacation rentals are another popular and affordable lodging option available in the area.
The options for local cuisine on Big Island are plentiful. Popular choices include Da Poke Shack for authentic poke bowls, Hawaiian Vanilla Company for meals prepared with fresh, from-the-vine vanilla and The Strawberry Patch for upscale fare. Travelers with a sweet tooth will be inclined to visit Big Island Candies Inc., the birthplace of the famous diagonally dipped shortbread cookies. Big Island Candies was founded in 1977 with the mission of creating the best macadamia nut chocolates and cookies in the world and most any local will agree that they succeeded.