Just a mile to Volcanoes National Park, this home is an awesome home-away-from-home with comfortable beds, and three extra futon sofas providing extra sleeping for a maximum of up to 2 guests – bring the kids!
Sleep in the cool comfort of the high-elevation of the Volcano rain forest, at 3700 feet. There’s no need for AC here! We have high quality sheets, warm blankets and comforters and a wood burning stove that can warm the whole house on chilly nights. The area is quiet and relaxing; you’ll enjoy the native Hawaiian birdsong. Our double lot is nearly an acre and has many native Ohia trees with beautiful red blossoms and giant Hapu’u fern trees that can grow to 30 feet tall. The adventurous visitors can hike all the way through the back yard till you hit the street behind us. It’s a jungle, but it’s part of the property. Next door are friendly sheep that will eat grass or weeds right out of your hands.
Experience serenity at our retreat, nestled close to the breathtaking Volcanoes National Park. Our fully furnished one-bedroom duplex ensures a peaceful getaway for one or two guests. Inside, find all the essentials for a comfortable stay, including dishes, a microwave, a coffee maker, and bedding. The elegant king-sized bed and well-equipped bathroom with a dual vanity, private toilet area, and tub/shower combination guarantee a pleasant stay. Step outside to the lush beauty of the Ohia forest, featuring captivating views of grand fern trees on the spacious half-acre property.
Our peaceful vacation rental has garnered satisfaction from many visitors. The cozy and well-equipped living areas are praised as an elegant blend of refinement and comfort. The luxurious king-sized bed provides a tranquil haven for rest, and the thoughtfully planned bathroom layout enhances comfort. Visitors appreciate the excellent location, just one mile from the renowned Volcanoes National Park entrance, with close proximity to lava tubes, volcano craters, and hiking paths.
There are many exotic treasures to see in every direction by driving 30-45 minutes. Punalu’u Black Sand Beach is popular with sea turtles that can be seen swimming nearby and resting onshore. Going another direction you’ll find volcanically heated tide pools and a new black sand beach created by the 2018 Kilauea eruption, which blocked the Pohoiki boat ramp. You might want to visit the Lava Tree State Park, full of lava tree molds also kind of in this same area. There’s also great swimming and snorkeling along the Hilo coastline at Richardson’s Beach or Carl Smith beach park.
Hilo is just a half-hour away and is home to Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens with petting zoo hours from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Rainbow Falls is beautiful and there’s also the World Botanical Gardens & Umauma Falls, a triple-tiered waterfall. The Lyman Museum has an incredible display of Hawaiian geology, plant, animal and fish life and there’s also the Pacific Tsunami Museum, along with many restaurants and shopping opportunities.
There are exterior-only surveillance security cameras on this home. A $50 reservation change fee will apply to any changes to an existing reservation initiated by guests.
Embark on the ultimate adventure during your stay at our rental, surrounded by a world of natural beauty and attractions. Explore nearby hiking paths leading to pleasant locations and breathtaking sights. Within a short half-hour drive, discover stunning black sand beaches, a sea turtle sanctuary, a fascinating zoo, and beautiful waterfalls. Delight in the variety of nuts and orchid farms, providing captivating tourist-watching opportunities. Visit nearby museums to gain insights into the region’s history and culture. In winter, engage in unique sports like skiing down snow-covered mountains or take a relaxing plunge in warm waters. Witness the snow-capped peaks of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. With an abundance of activities, your stay promises an unforgettable adventure. Make a reservation today for the best vacation ever or book now!
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