Drone view over the property from over the ocean looking to the shoreline
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Kona By The Sea Area & Activities

Explore, enjoy, experience. From sunrise to sunset, history to culinary, activity to leisure - there's always something fun to do on the Kona Coast.

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  1. Hands holding shave ice in Kailua-Kona Hawaii Island

    Kailua-Kona is a bustling seaside town where you’ll find historical haunts, fine shopping, charming eateries, and happening events. Grab a shave ice, take a leisurely stroll on Alii Drive through Historic Kailua Village, and discover the town’s hidden gems.


  2. Kealakekua Bay monument Hawaii Island
    Kealakekua Bay

    Kealakekua Bay is one of the best places in all of Hawaii to snorkel. It’s a marine life sanctuary where you can swim with dolphins and honu (sea turtles). The historic bay is also home to Captain Cook Monument, where the first extended contact between Hawaiians and Europeans took place and where the explorer was ultimately killed.


  3. Coffee beans Kona coffee country Hawaii Island

    Holualoa is the heart of Kona coffee country. It’s also a formidable arts village. Observe the art of coffee-making on a coffee farm tour, and the art of art-making on a gallery walkthrough.


  4. Kona Brewery Hawaii island
    Farm & Brewery Tours

    There are over 600 farms in the Kona district. Be sure to visit at least one coffee and nut farm. Learn all about the process of harvesting and exporting crops on a farm or brewery tour. And be sure to taste the fruits of their labor.


  5. Man snorkeling holding a shell Kona Coast Hawaii Island
    Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

    Get in over your head on the Kona Coast. It’s the best place to snorkel on Hawaii Island. If you’re new to snorkeling, or are short on time, head to Kahaluu Beach Park. It’s a tranquil honu (sea turtle) habitat with a high concentration of fish.



  6. Shopping Hawaii Island Kona Coast Hawaii

    The Kona Coast has a nice mix of independent stores, bargain shops, and art galleries. The Alii Gardens Marketplace is an open-air shopping area with many stands selling local arts and crafts. You’re sure to find a fancy memento or a scrumptious Hawaiian treat in this open-air garden market.



  7. Golf course in Hawaii Island Kona

    On the Kona Coast, you can golf with peacocks and pheasants amidst cinder cones and stupendous island views. Good luck trying to find a course like that on the mainland.


  8. Pololu Valley Lookout Big Island Hawaii
    Top Things to do on Hawaii Island

    We have assembled a list of the top six things to do on Big Island Hawaii. These activities may be lesser known, but worth exploring...from driving up to the Mauna Kea Summit to stopping to view two beautiful waterfalls a few miles north of Hilo.

No inquiry has been made into the activities or events, or the risks, qualifications, or quality of the activities, events, and/or services offered by this provider as it is not affiliated with Aqua-Aston Hospitality, LLC or its affiliates (collectively, “Aqua-Aston”). Do not consider this an endorsement of or recommendation for any of the activities, events, or providers. Aqua-Aston assumes no liability for the products or services furnished by the independent service providers who have no affiliation with the Aqua-Aston business. Additional fees and costs may apply. Activities and events are subject to change. Some activities or events may require the participant to be in good health and have a certain level of skill.

Aston Kona by the Sea

75-6106 Alii Drive  Kailua-Kona, HI  96740
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