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The Volcano Rainforest Lodge is a luxury craftsman estate in an ancient forest. We are located only a few minutes from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park main entrance near Kilauea summit and the friendly artists community of Volcano Village. Volcano Rain Forest Lodge is located in a secluded, private, 3-acre forest. Each room is designed to view the forest and lava outcroppings.
The lodge was designed with privacy in mind. No other guests will be on the property during your visit.
The lodge is a 2,300 square foot, one level, luxury home with three bedroom/bathroom suites, gourmet kitchen, living room with lava rock fireplace, 16' x 20' dining room, and over 1,400 square feet of covered, outside living area (lanai).
The Lodge has Mango flooring, and door/window trim. Mango is also used in the bathroom cabinets and mirror frames. The doors are solid core knotty Alder. The ceilings are beautiful Canadian Pine with Red Western Cedar beams from Oregon. Counter tops in the Lodge are granite. Bathroom walls and floors are gauged Quartzite.
This beautiful Lodge provides all the elements to make your vacation on the Big Island a memorable experience.
The Lodge is like a breath of fresh air amidst the beautiful forest of Ohias and Hapu'u tree ferns; a quiet place to relax and unwind, while being located close to the various adventures in the area.
The Lodge is available for weddings, parties, and corporate events. Please do not confuse our property with Volcano Rainforest Retreat.
Rent a suite for $145-$175/night or the entire lodge and 3 acre estate for $245-$345/night (three suites, kitchen, living room, dining room, laundry room, lanais, hot tub). Each suite has a coffee maker, microwave, small refrigerator, private lanai and exterior door.
Please read: The Lodge is specifically designed within a unique environment of privacy and peace. Some areas of the property may require constant supervision of young people. Please discuss with owner....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Smoking is allowed outside, away from lanai areas....moreless
Dining table, small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker...moreless
Completely private suites can be locked off from the main house. There is private, keyed access to your suite. Furnishings include comfortable seating, small tables for in-room dining while enjoying the views of the forest, birds, and nature. On your private lanai you can enjoy the sounds of the forest, relax and disconnect and enjoy a respite from noise, pollution and the hurry of everyday life.
Some of the custom furnishings using native Hawaiian woods were built by the owner. Each bedroom has its own microwave, bar refrigerator, and coffee maker with all necessary amenities provided. Sleep in a luxurious bedroom suite with only the best linens and comforters to keep you warm and cozy.
Twin folding beds and a crib are available....moreless
Volcano Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub
Quartzite tile; Tree fern view; Mango wood mirror/cabinet...moreless
Forest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower
Features Quartzite tile Mango wood mirror and cabinet....moreless
Aloha Bathroom: toilet, shower
Large shower, Quartzite tile, tree fern/forest view...moreless
Private en-suite bathrooms with towels, hair dryers, and bath amenities provided. Here at The Lodge if you find you need anything, you only have to ask our Innkeeper who lives on the adjacent property....moreless
The Lodge is close to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park main entrance and Kilauea summit. View amazing lava flows. Hike through Thurston Lava Tube and the many nature trails. A short drive away is Kalapana where lava flows are currently entering the sea. We are close to beaches, snorkeling, diving on the Hawaiian coast. Nearby is Volcano Village, a friendly community with many art studios, some restaurants/delis, gift shops and a General Store. Only 5 miles from the lodge is the Volcano Country Club and Golf Course. Our guests are given a substantial discount on golf and equipment rentals. We have one set of men's RH golf clubs for guests to use....moreless
Family library available. Many books on Hawaiiana as well as popular novels and children's books....moreless
High definition televisions in all bedrooms and Great Room....moreless
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Panoramic view from every window in the lodge. The lodge was built in an ancient forest of mostly Ohia trees and Hawaiian tree ferns. Lava features which were carefully exposed are within view....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Incredible forest view dining room. Vaulted ceiling, extensive use of mango woods, and cedar. Large windows, Monkey pod wood table and chairs. Seats 10-12 with additional tables available....moreless
Seating for 12 people
For use of guests staying three or more nights. Ask Innkeeper for instructions....moreless
Custom built wood burning lava rock fireplace in Great Room. Ask Innkeeper for assistance....moreless
Space heaters in Great Room, dining room and each bedroom. Lava rock fireplace in great room. ...moreless
The Lodge is surrounded by lanai areas and comfortable seating with ottomans and tables....moreless
Full set of men's RH clubs at lodge. Just past the national park is Volcano Golf & Country Club; approx. 5 miles from Lodge; Near the Punalu'u Black Sand Beach is Discovery Harbour Golf & Country Club...moreless
Lanai / Gazebo:
Over 1,400 square feet of covered, outside areas with panoramic views of the forest....moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Three acres of private forest and jungle surround the lodge. Hiking trails with lava features and rare Hawaiian plants and trees are exclusive to the guests....moreless
A barbeque grill is available and is located on the dining room lanai for easy access....moreless
Pool / Spa
Available now. A great way to relax after a day hiking in the park or sightseeing on the island....moreless
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Lodge Cleaning Fee$45
King Suite $175/night double-occupancy or $245 with lodge rental; 2 King Suites $225/night or $295 with lodge rental; 3 King Suites $275/night or $345 with lodge rental. Additional guest in suite $30/night. Discounts: Military, Teachers, Kama'aina. Check in after 3:00 PM. Check out by 11:00 AM please. Lodge rental includes Living room, Dining room, Kitchen, Laundry room, 3 Suites, Hot tub
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 4 miles, Includes: Kilauea Volcano Caldera, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Thurston Lava Tube; Punalu'u Black Sand Beach; Akatsuka Orchid Gardens 1 mile; Volcano Art Center 2 miles; Imiloa Astronomy Center; Panaewa Rain Forest Zoo; Papaikou's Tropical Botanical Gardens; Mauna Kea Observatory; Akaka Falls
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I have over eleven years experience in the Hawaiian vacation rental business. I wanted guests to experience luxury and privacy in a Hawaiian/Craftsman home, while being able to view and enjoy ancient forests and lava features from every room and private lanais. I built this home to last for generations, with only high quality construction materials being used. The Volcano Rainforest Lodge took years to complete because great efforts were made to spare the forest and lava features. No bulldozer ever touched the lot with the utmost effort being made to protect the many endangered trees and plants on the grounds. The utilities were placed underground to maximize the views from The Lodge.
Why the Owner Chose Volcano: This property was chosen because of its location. While only minutes away from the national park, Volcano Village, and the golf course, the home site has a remote, rural feeling for those who desire privacy and quiet. The property is within Hawaiian Orchid Island Estates. The square, three acre lot allows for an extensive hiking trail network exclusive to our guests. The property has numerous lava outcroppings to explore as well as 200-year-old Ohia trees, rare native plants, and 20' Hawaiian Hapu'u tree ferns.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate: The Lodge has over 1,400 square feet of covered, outside living area. Comfortable patio furniture surrounds the house for guests to enjoy the forest in every direction. After a day in the park guests may enjoy a relaxing rest in the hot tub while viewing the beautiful fern forest and stunning night skies. All of the lava excavated during construction was used in the foundation of the home, fireplace, and retaining walls. Exotic woods add to the beauty and elegance of The Lodge. A giant Mango tree which once blocked the highway is now our floor and trim. Come and enjoy this beautiful Hawaiian Craftsman home.
**New** Discounts for Golfing and equipment rental at Volcano Country Club and Golf Course.