Stepping away from the daily routine and into a tropical escape is something everyone deserves to enjoy from time to time. When you’re craving an island getaway, Kamuela (known commonly and locally as Waimea), Hawaii is an amazing destination to set your travel sights on any time of year. However, if you’re lucky enough to head this way over Easter, you’ll enjoy great weather, stunning views and options to enjoy activities that are one-of-a-kind. Switch up your holiday routine in 2022 and make this Easter in Kamuela one you won’t soon forget.
Try Horseback Riding This Easter
Kamuela is a scenic destination within the rolling hills of South Kohala. This puts Easter travelers in the perfect place on the Big Island to make the most of horseback riding adventures through stunning terrain! Your holiday takes a turn for the inspiring when you book a horseback riding tour through iconic Parker Ranch as well as the Anna Ranch Heritage Center. Those who take time to saddle up at these locations will find they have prime access to incredible island views as well as a rich history of ranching that’s yours for the savoring thanks to friendly and knowledgeable trail guides. Your Easter getaway has the potential to take a turn for the adventurous when you swap out a saddle for a 4WD vehicle and head out for some sightseeing after your trail ride is done. Pololu Valley is a great option when you can’t get enough of the scenery and you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path adventure
Elevate Easter with Time Spent on the Sand
One of the highlights of a trip to Kamuela year-round is easy access to nearby shorelines and a trip this way over Easter is no exception to the rule. Visitors only have to travel about 20-minutes by car to find themselves settle on the sugar-white shorelines that define the areas of North Kona and the Kohala coast. When you’re excited to expand your holiday beach-hopping itinerary as much as possible, be sure to add places like Waialea Beach, Hapuna Beach, and Mauna Kea Beach to the list. Taking time to explore sandy destinations like Lapakahi State Historical Park, Kapa’a Beach Park and Puukohola Heiau National Historic Park as well will surely stand out as some of your favorite and most scenic activities this holiday away!
Include Shopping Stops into Your Holiday Stay
Kamuela is a great place to visit for those looking to incorporate plenty of natural beauty into their Easter getaway experience. However, it’s also an oasis of fun for those with a passion for shopping too! A collection of boutique storefronts can be found across the greater Kamuela area, providing visitors with a chance to browse unique apparel, local arts, and handcrafted goods as well. When you’re interested in making the most of time experiencing Polynesian and Asian art collections, head over to parker Square Retail center and explore the Gallery of Great Things. This stop showcases a wide variety of local artists from the Big Island making for an inspired browsing session. Whether you’re on the hunt for jewelry, souvenirs, clothing, or home goods, you’ll find everything you’re looking for and more within Kamuela’s Easter shopping scene.
Enjoy a Local Performance
A great way to spend an Easter in Kamuela is to book tickets to a performance at the Kahilu Theatre. This 490-seat performing arts center hosts a lineup of national and local performing artists year-round that are well-worth experiencing! From dance and community theater to big-name musicians and the ukulele performers in between, it’s a place to expand your artistic and cultural horizons. Booking a ticket in advance of your holiday arrival will ensure you have your seat for a performance that’s sure to inspire.
Enjoy Easter Dinner in a Delightful Vacation Rental with a View
While an Easter in Kamuela is sure to be something different for many travelers, experiencing a new destination doesn’t have to mean leaving all of your beloved and most flavorful moments behind. In fact, those who book a stay in a luxurious vacation rental through Venture Hawaii will have options to serve up a home-style Easter dinner during their visit! Many of these inviting properties not only come with a great view but provide guests with access to a full kitchen complete with spacious counters, cookware to use, modern appliances and custom cabinetry as well. Gather around a large table and enjoy Easter dinner with those you love most while marveling at the surroundings you find yourself in this year.
Book Your Getaway Today
There’s never been a better time to book your island getaway. Let the team at Venture Hawaii handle your accommodations so you can exclusively focus on the fun that awaits. Reach out today to learn more about our incredible property options available and how we can help you plan your next adventure. We look forward to seeing you in Hawaii soon!