Special rates for June and July. Located in the heart of Volcano Village and only 5 minutes from the Park, our unique tranquil rainforest cottage, named Explorer's Rest, is a sunny, orchid-filled 1 bedroom/1 bath with its original hardwood floors, perfect for solo travelers or couples. It reminds you of a simpler time while having all the amenities for a relaxing stay. The comfortable living room, with its gas fireplace and arm chairs, provides a romantic ambiance during chilly nights. The large, covered deck in the back, with its high roof and amazing fire table, sets the scene for discussing the day's events; or, checking your email while sipping a glass of wine and listening to native bird song. The bedroom has luxury all cotton high thread count bedding and thick cotton robes in the closet. The study includes a built-in desk, free Wifi, USB ports, books, a comfy futon sofa and Shoji screen doors which provide privacy between the living room and study as needed. The study is a brilliant place if you have to work during your holiday. The bathroom is a shower/ tub combo with complimentary toiletries. The charming old fashioned kitchen is fully equipped and includes a coffee press, Bialetti expresso maker, electric kettle, blender, rice cooker, freshly ground coffee and local teas. There is a front-loading washer and dryer on-site. Our cottage is available for snowbirds looking for a comfortable home for longer stays.
Our lovely front garden is full of exotic orchids, colorful anthuriums, tree ferns, and a killer Japanese Maple. Kalij pheasants and apapane are often be spotted in the yard and we are lucky enough to be in the territory of a Hawaiian thrush, known as an Omao. You can hear his police whistle-like call, whenever he is nearby.
Tours and Surprises!
We offer private astronomy tours to Mauna Kea! Only $155 for two guests. A commercial tour usually costs over $200/pp. Contact us for more details!
On weekends, we offer private geology/natural history tours of Hawaii Volcano National Park (unfortunately, not available at this time due to Park closure). Only $140 for two guests. A commercial tour usually costs around $200/pp. Again, contact us for more information
Our little plantation cottage is new on the Volcano vacation rental scene so we are just starting out and eager to please. We have reduced rates for stays of 7 nights and really low rates for one month stays, please contact us for those special rates! It is a brilliant place for writers; or, those who need to work during their holiday. The cottage is only 5 minutes away from the entrance to the famous World Heritage Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, local restaurants, grocery stores, arts and crafts venues, lava tube caves and the famous Volcano Sunday morning market.
Anuhea Circle Drive is a tranquil street. It's fun to stroll around and see how we live up here at the 3,600ft level on the side of Kilauea Volcano. However, what is most excellent is just sitting on our deck and listening to all the morning bird song!
We look forward to helping make your vacation experience up here in Volcano a special one! We look forward to meeting you!
Ted & Lisa