The Big Island

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It’s all about timing. To avoid crowds and inflated prices, we recommend the period between high and low seasons when the weather is fine, places are still open and happy to welcome travelers, and you can explore a destination at your own pace. ShermansTravel experts call this magical time and space continuum the Sweet Spot.

When to go to The Big Island

Peak Season: December to Mid-April; June to August

Sun lovers seeking a warm Christmas rather than a white one come to the Big Island to defrost, and prices and hotel occupancy remain high throughout the winter. Since the beach is an ideal setting for spring break and summer vacation, more travelers (including those whose kids are out of school) flock to Hawaii during these months.

Off Season: Mid-April to May; September

Since the weather and water temps average 72 to 82 degrees year-round, there’s no downside to traveling during the off season. The upside is that greater discounts on accommodations and airfares are available before the expected arrival of summer travelers.

Sweet Spot: October to November

In the land of the endless summer, high temperatures remain in the 80s throughout the fall. You’ll find fewer people and greater availability before the holiday rush – with the exception of the weekend the world championship Ironman Triathlon is held in Kona.

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