Valentine’s Day (Week) Getaway on the Big Island of Hawai’i

Ahh, the Big Island of Hawaii! With its stunning scenery, pristine beaches, and romantic sunsets, it’s no wonder why so many couples choose this island for their romantic getaways. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, anniversary, or a Valentine’s Day vacation, the Big Island has something for everyone. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and let’s start exploring this tropical paradise!

Day 1: Adventure Awaits

Start your romantic getaway with a bang by embarking on a helicopter tour of the Big Island! Soar over the lush green rainforests, black sand beaches, and active volcanoes for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If you’re feeling extra adventurous and the conditions permit it, you can even land on the top of an active volcano for a close-up look at the fiery molten lava.

Day 2: Relax and Unwind

After an adrenaline-fueled first day, it’s time to relax and unwind. Head over to the world-renowned Mauna Lani Spa for a couples massage and soak in the healing mineral waters of the spa’s hot tubs. Afterward, spend the rest of the day lounging on the pristine beaches or taking a dip in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean.

massage tables at spa on big island hawaii

Day 3: Explore the Island

Take a day trip around the island to explore some of its stunning attractions. Visit the Akaka Falls State Park to admire the towering waterfall, or take a drive to the green sands beach at Papakōlea to see one of the world’s rarest sand beaches. End the day with a romantic sunset dinner at the oceanfront restaurant, Merriman’s, where you can enjoy fresh local seafood and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

beach on big island hawaii

Day 4: Get Cultural

Take a step back in time and learn about the rich cultural heritage of the Big Island. Visit the Pu’uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park, also known as the Place of Refuge, to learn about the ancient Hawaiian traditions and beliefs. After exploring the park, head over to the nearby Kona Coffee Living History Farm to learn about the history of coffee-growing on the Big Island and sample some of the world-famous Kona coffee.

big island hawaii cultural statues

Day 5: Have Fun in the Sun

Spend your last day on the Big Island enjoying some of its many water activities. Rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard and explore the calm waters of the bay, or take a snorkeling excursion to see the vibrant marine life that inhabits the coral reefs. If you’re feeling daring, you can even go scuba diving to see the colorful reef up close.

With so much to do and see on the Big Island, it’s no wonder why it’s such a popular destination for Valentine’s Day. From adventure to relaxation, there’s something for every couple to enjoy.

The Big Island of Hawaii offers endless opportunities for couples to create memories they will cherish forever. With its breathtaking landscapes, soothing spas, and endless activities, you’ll leave feeling refreshed and recharged. So, book your trip today and get ready to make your next romantic getaway a trip to remember!

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Give me a call at 808.938.3910 or email me if you are interested in learning more about ways to spend Valentine’s Day or anything in general about life on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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February 28, 2023

Merriman’s Waimea oceanfront lol

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