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Your Guide To Hilton Grand Vacations Hawaii Timeshare Resorts: Big Island Edition

Get the inside scoop on which Big Island resort is right for you

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Beautiful aerial view of the turquoise reef, crystal-clear water, coastal lava rocks and white sand beach at Kua Bay, Big Island, Hawaii

Home to some of Hawaii’s most awe-inspiring landscapes and cultural sites, the Big Island is pure paradise for all types of travelers — from adventure seekers and sightseers to beach bums and spa goers. On any given day, you can swim with manta rays, set sail on a whale-watching tour, see a fiery volcano, find a hidden waterfall, lounge on black sand beaches or tee off at a championship golf course.

As you build your Big Island bucket list, you’ll also want to pick the perfect place to call home during your stay. Use this guide to explore four spectacular Hilton Grand Vacations Waikoloa resorts and find an incredible Hawaii timeshare deal along the way.

Best For Aloha-Worthy Amenities

The Bay Club, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club

This idyllic resort is a haven in the heart of Waikoloa. Perfectly nestled among golf courses, lava fields and ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs, the Bay Club provides a premier setting for your stay on the sun-drenched Kohala Coast.

View of the manicured grounds, outdoor pool, hot tub and cabanas at The Bay Club, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Waikoloa, Hawaii   

In addition to the impressive fairway and mountain views, the resort offers a wide selection of amenities to elevate your experience:

  • Outdoor swimming pools and hot tub
  • Children's pool and playground
  • Poolside café and bar
  • Putting green
  • Two tennis courts
  • Outdoor BBQ grills and picnic areas
  • Fitness center featuring Precor equipment
  • Scenic walking trails, waterfalls and garden pathways
  • Grocery delivery service
  • Full-service concierge for dining reservations and local tours
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the beach, area golf courses, King's Shops, Queens’ Marketplace and the Hilton Waikoloa Village

Check out “Unforgettable Moments With Hilton Grand Vacations” to read about one Member’s incredible experience at the Bay Club.

Accommodations: Spacious 1- and 2-Bedroom Suites with private lanais and fully equipped kitchens.

Best For Championship Golf

Kings’ Land, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club

The Kohala Coast is well known for world-class golf — and Kings' Land makes it easy to find fairways and hit the greens while you’re in paradise.  

Aerial shot of the beautifully manicured golf course at Kings’ Land, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Waikoloa, Hawaii   

Perfectly situated between two championship courses, this expansive 112-acre resort allows you to putt, chip and drive your way to an unforgettable vacation experience. Master your short game on the 30,000-square-foot putting grounds. Tee off at the Waikoloa Beach Course and play along the rugged lava coast. Then challenge yourself at the Kings’ Course, navigating unique water hazards and pot bunkers, all while enjoying the beautiful backdrop of ancient volcanoes and the Pacific Ocean.

Your stay at Kings’ Land also gives you special access to the amenities at the neighboring Hilton Waikoloa Village — where you’ll find a 20,000 sq. ft. super pool, full-service spa and multiple restaurants and bars.

Accommodations: Thoughtfully designed 1-, 2- and 3-Bedroom Suites with private lanais and fully equipped kitchens.

Best For Island Serenity

Kohala Suites, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club

A pair of cozy lounge chairs in a private cabana at Kohala Suites, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Waikoloa, Hawaii   

Tap into the Aloha spirit and escape to a tropical haven designed to blend island elegance and serenity. Nestled among pristine fairways, scenic shorelines and lava rock fields, Kohala Suites has all the makings for a peaceful Hawaiian vacation.

Relaxation is infused into every aspect of the resort. Rise and shine to lush garden, golf course or mountain views. Stroll the beautifully manicured grounds to find your Zen in paradise. Kick back in a private cabana and sip on a mai tai at the pool bar. Play a peaceful round of golf before taking the complimentary shuttle to Hilton Waikoloa Village for a delicious dinner.

Accommodations: Inviting and spacious 2-Bedroom Suites with private lanais and fully equipped kitchens.

Stunning aerial shot of the coastline and sprawling grounds of Ocean Tower, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Waikoloa, Hawaii   

Best For Exploring Paradise

Ocean Tower, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club         

Set within the sprawling 62-acre Hilton Waikoloa Village, Ocean Tower is surrounded by the best of the Big Island’s iconic sites — from lush rainforests and active volcanoes to ancient royal Hawaiian grounds.         

Spend your day snorkeling at Honaunau Bay, swimming with dolphins at Dolphin Quest, hiking in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, paddleboarding across the resort’s four-acre ocean-fed lagoon or taking in the incredible views (and looking for whales) at Buddha Point.

Read “Adventure Awaits You On The Big Island Of Hawaii” to hear why one Member loves staying at Ocean Tower.

Accommodations: Cozy Studios and spacious 1-, 2- and 3-Bedroom Suites, as well as Penthouse Suites — all with private balconies.

For more Hawaii timeshare travel tips, read “Here's How I Got 3 Hawaii Vacations In 1 Trip By Island Hopping.”

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