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Very nice place to spend time to relax and enjoy the East side of the Island.....
"This is a great place on the South East Hilo side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Very quiet with all the things you need to make your Hawaiian vacation affordable. Cooking your own food will save you a bunch of $$ as well as having a washer and dryer to wash your clothes is a big plus. If you want to do some snorkeling, You will be close to the Kapoho Tide pools and Champagne pond which we both really enjoyed swimming and snorkeling at both these locations with the hundreds of fish. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is fairly close, but Pele the fire goddess was clam for most of our stay. There is still plenty of very interesting things to explore and see and with some of the older lava flows it seems like an alien landscape. If you stay here you will probably need a car to get to these places, but it is well worth it for the area you will be staying. Every Wednesday there is a farmer’s market near the parking lot for the beach- don’t miss that event. Friday is not the same as the Wednesday night event so make sure you get to the Wednesday night market. We had a great stay and highly recommend staying here and will be returning in the future."
Guest: JGDDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015
Beautiful Rain Forest Vacation Home for our big family!
"We had a nice time at the Naupaka Guest House secluded in the Rain Forests of Hilo. Surrounded, by beautiful nature and the wonderful sounds of birds and frogs, we loved it. There was plenty room for our two families with 9 kids total and my dad. We each had privacy but gathered together in the mornings before we headed out and in the evenings before sleeping. They have everything for you, even if you forgot soap and shampoo. They had a cooler (life saver) and beach chairs and noodles and boogie boards and umbrellas. Each room was cutely decorated and we slept comfortably. They have a washing machine and dryer which is so necessary for our bunch of kids. And the kitchen had all we needed for cooking. To top it of Gina was super communicative, so we felt taken care of from our first inquiry about the property. She and Mike greeted us when we arrived and they were so kind. There's plenty to do with this spot as your central location. They have guide books in the house that helped us plan our adventures. We also had the added bonus of having family live near by in paradise park and so it was extra fun for us. If you want to be in the center of city night life and have room service and someone to make your bed everyday...this isn't the place for you. But if you want a clean, comfortable place to make your own meals and enjoy the beauty of hawaii's nature in a secluded, quiet (except the sounds of nature) this is the place to be. Thanks Gina and Mike for helping to make our Big Island stay a wonderful vacation."
Guest: Noreen N.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015
"In our opinion - this is a must stay if in the area! We will be back at some point in our lives. We stayed 3 nights and wished we had stayed at least 1 more to enjoy all it has to offer. When you arrive to the drive way - you ask yourself "is this it?" It feels as if you are pulling into someone's house - well you are! It feels just like pulling into Jurassic Park. You really can not see the house until you get out of your car. The house is buried in a fern jungle and very secluded. The house is in great shape and very clean - the pictures do not do it justice. It is decorated just right - with lots of special touches. It is cooler in Volcano and rains often - bring a pair of sweats - sounds weird in Hawaii - but you will want them. Listening to the rain is so relaxing. The bath house is wonderful - something you likely have never seen before. There is a toilet and sink in the master bedroom, so you do not have to go out to the bathhouse in the middle of the night. I promise you will fall in love with this private hidden gem and want to stay longer - it is so relaxing and perfect and only 2 miles from Volcano National Park - easy to go back and see the night glow at night. When we read all of the previous reviews about Thai Thai Restaurant - we thought that is a weird restaurant in a very small town in Hawaii - but just as everyone else said - it was fabulous - and I have never had Thai before. We also ate at the Kilauea Lodge for our 20th Anniversary - the food was amazing and service fantastic. They even listed our anniversary at the top of the menu. We were dressed up a bit, but most were in casual attire. A little more expensive - but absolutely worth it. If you have the chance - don't miss the special opportunity to stay here! Kristin was great to work with and communicated through out the entire process."
Guest: Jenny S.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 18, 2015
"Lovely home in a nice private location. Home does have the basics for your stay but found that some items that I would have considered kitchen basics (foil, plastic wrap, and salt) need to be brought in. Short walking distance to Champagne Pond which provides for a nice dip in the water, though this area is very busy on the weekends. It would be a good idea to plan your shopping/grocery trips as the nearest store is at least 20 minutes away. Drive to volcano and Hilo are both a good 45 min away but after a long busy day in these area, it's nice to come back to the home to relax and unwind. For those traveling during hotter months, there is no air conditioner; we were fortunate that during our time there, we were able to open up windows to allow the place to cool down in the evening but could see it as being a potential issue if we had traveled during summer months. Loved following asleep to the sounds of the night!"
Guest: Hawaii 2015 VacationDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015