Discover culture and adventure in the heart of Hawaii. Nestled atop the lava rocks of the Kona Coast, our oceanside retreat is just minutes from Kona Coffee farms, a short drive from snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay and Honaunau Bay, and the closest resort to Volcanoes National Park.Embrace island life in our oceanfront pool, at Ho'ola Spa, or via watersports and traditional Hawaiian activities, such as snorkeling in the bay, cultural tours, and hula lessons. Sheraton Fitness adds to the recreation, while Rays on the Bay serves up locally sourced meals.Relax in our 508 welcoming guest rooms styled by Hawaiian designer Sig Zane. The light-filled rooms most with a private lanai highlight mountain or ocean views at the same time they present a Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience bed, soothing rainforest shower, and more.
Explore the iconic Big Island of Hawaii from the beachside Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. Perched on the famous Kona Coast, the resort offers unbeatable access to the area's rich history and breathtaking nature.Not only was Keauhou the birthplace and playground of King Kamehameha III, the longest reigning monarch in the Kingdom of Hawaii, it was also the site of the Battle of Lekeleke, which brought Christianity to the previously pagan island in 1819. In fact, the resort is located directly adjacent to Kaukulaelae a sacred heiau or fishing shrine, that dates back to the early 1700s.Meanwhile, historic Kailua Village is just a short ride away via our complimentary resort trolley. Ideal for souvenir shopping and oceanfront dining, the village makes a fun outing for the whole family. Hulihe'e Palace and Moku'aikaua Church are also must-see stops, and Keauhou Shopping Center filled with shops, entertainment, restaurants, and more is just five minutes from our front door.For a taste of the local culture, take a quick drive to famous Kona coffee farms. Both large and small farms offer tours and our Concierge will be more than happy to provide recommendations and take care of reservations. Afterward, you can mix with locals in Holualoa Village. A small art and coffee town above Kona, it is home to the old Kona Hotel, which was built in the 1920s.Meanwhile, just south of the resort, dramatic nature dominates. Guests can embark on a two-hour round-trip hike to Captain Cooks Monument and Kealakekua Bay, a natural marine sanctuary. For an even grander adventure, take a short drive to Honaunau Valley, or Two-Step Beach, which is widely considered the best place to spot dolphins in the morning and swim with tropical fish.
Start your day the local way at the Keauhou Coffee Company. Our casual coffee bar serves Mama s 100-percent Kona coffee alongside freshly baked pastries, tropical fruit, and more.Rays on the Bay
Gather for an unforgettable meal at our signature restaurant, Rays on the Bay. Perched on the dramatic black lava rocks of the Kona Coast, it pairs locally sourced, fresh cuisine with an easy-going island ambiance and unbeatable location.Holua Poolside Bar & Lounge
Enjoy island-style pupus, refreshing beverages, and a full day of fun under the sun as you cool off in our multi-tiered pool and soak up incredible ocean views at Holua Poolside Bar & Lounge.