The Ko‘olau Mountains in Kailua.

O‘ahu’s Windward Coast B&Bs and Resort Hotel

On the southeast shore you’ll find the only resort in this region, while Kailua boasts an array of bed-and-breakfast accommodations. All are great options for escaping from the Waikiki scene to one of the prettiest white sand beaches on the island.

Three separate multistory buildings of the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort and Spa face the water; one faces inland for mountain views.

Kona Accommodations $150 and Up

In Kona you’ll find two resorts that offer a range of amenities. Both are fairly luxurious, full-service resorts, with very little need to venture off the grounds if sun, sand, and relaxation are your goals.

Where to find a vacation rental or condo in Hanalei.

Vacation Rentals and Condos in Hanalei Under $200

If you’re looking for simple, comfortable accommodations in Hanalei, you’ll do well with either of the options here. Two offer fully-equipped kitchens, all three have great locations, and depending on your need for privacy, you can stay tucked away from Hanalei’s bustle or right in the middle of it.

Bermuda's South Shore in Warwick Parish

Where to Stay in Bermuda for Under $200 a Night

The constant demand for more affordable places to stay in Bermuda is increasingly being met by local residents who are renting out rooms, attached apartments, separate cottages, or transforming their homes into B&Bs. These are perfect for visitors who seek something more private or unusual than a standard hotel.

A king-sized antique bed in a brightly lit room.

Places to Stay in Honolulu

Though it’s the biggest metropolis in the middle of the Pacific, there aren’t many places to stay in Honolulu. There are a few hotels to choose from—mostly at the airport but there are a couple in Ala Moana—and a historic bed-and-breakfast or a budget YMCA/YWCA option.

Visitors explore exhibits in a room dominated by large dinosaur skeletons.

Neuquén’s Dinosaur Triangle

Where there’s oil, there are dinosaurs, and Neuquén’s sedimentary steppe is one of Argentina’s late-Cretaceous hot spots. This triangle of sites near the provincial capital makes an ideal (if long) full-day excursion.

Volcano Village offers several options for lodging near Volcanos National Park.

Staying in Volcano Village: Hostels and B&Bs

There are a great number of accommodations in and around Volcano Village. Most are bed-and-breakfasts, some are vacation homes where you take care of your own meals, and there is one hostel. These places run from budget and homey to luxurious and elegant, but most are moderate.

Giant sequoias in Sequoia National Park.

Sequoia National Park’s Wuksachi Lodge

If you plan to overnight in style in Sequoia National Park, the best place to stay is the cedar and stone Wuksachi Lodge, a complex of three buildings including a restaurant. There are lots of perks included in your stay, such as free guided walks and talks that start at the lodge, and if you need a boxed lunch for a hike, you can order that too.