Hawaii's Big Island
Diverse is the word most commonly used to describe Hawaii's Big Island. Not only does the Big Island have tremendous sun and surf appeal, it boasts; the world's most active volcano, known as our "drive-in volcano," unique & active adventures, and white, black and green sand beaches. There are said to be 13 climatic regions on earth and the Big Island has all but two, the Arctic and the Saharan.
For sports enthusiasts, Hawaii's Big Island is known as the Golf Capital of Hawaii with nineteen spectacular golf courses and several private courses. The Big Island is home to the Senior PGA MasterCard Tournament of Champions and Ironman Triathlon World Championship. And is also home grounds of the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament held in Kona, the Billfish Capital of the world.
Nearly every one of the Big Island's stunningly diverse regions-from the lava fields of Puna to Kohala's lush valleys-boasts its own nationally recognized park. This, in addition to the many state historical sites and sanctuaries, makes the Big Island a must-see for the traveler who wants to experience Hawaii's rich cultural history and unique natural resources.
There is an amazing assortment of beautiful accommodations to choose from on the Big Island ranging from World-class resorts to private villas, condos, and island plantations.