Kona’s deep sea and sport fishing scenes are popular among the locals, and tourists flock from all over the world to get a piece of the action. Spear fishing also enjoys a strong following. As such, Kona residents enjoy a constant stream of the absolute freshest seafood.
Kona is famous for both its beaches and beachfront resorts. Hapuna Beach and Mauna Kea Beach are consistently rated among the best in the world.
World class resort living goes hand-in-hand with top-rated golf courses, and Kona is no exception. The famous Mauna Kea and Waikoloa Beach courses are rated among the best in the world..
4. Nightlife and Culture.
Kona’s resorts are also venues for internationally renowned cuisine, entertainment and shopping set against the ancient Hawaiian culture as a constant backdrop. The town of Waimea (Kamuela), just inland from Kona, is one of the most sacred sites in Hawaii.
The word Kona is associated with some of the best coffee on Earth due to the unique Kona weather pattern of sunny mornings, cloud cover or rain in the afternoons, accompanied by little wind and mild nights. Combine this with the area’s porous, mineral rich volcanic soil, and you have the perfect growing conditions for world renowned coffee.