Hale Palila is a private cottage located on a quiet street in the Volcano Golf Course and Country Club Area, just 5 minutes from the entrance to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This unique retreat is nestled beautifully in the Hawaiian rainforest, and allows incredible closeness to nature. Refresh your spirit with the sounds of native honeycreepers and the whisper of the high elevation breeze through the trees.
This one bedroom home is perfect for honeymooners, a special anniversary, or as a writer or artist's retreat. With a brand new queen-sized bed, a fold out futon couch in the living room, and a double futon sofa in the den, it sleeps 2-6 guests comfortably. The bathroom is complete with a shower, bathtub and laundry facilities for your convenience.
Equipped with a kitchenette, fireplace and small private deck with golf course views, you can enjoy complete freedom and self-sufficiency while on your holiday. There is also a shared large shared deck with BBQ, outdoor dining area, patio furniture and a Jacuzzi with views of majestic Mauna Loa. The house is also equipped with free high-speed wifi, laptop-friendly workspace and cable television.
Stroll down the private streets near the golf course, and stay less than a half-mile from the heart of the village or take in some of the many sights of the island easily accessible from here. You'll be just 40 minutes from Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, where you may see turtles nesting and swimming, one and a half hours from the City of Refuge, and only 40 minutes from historic and beautiful downtown Hilo with restaurants, shops, museums and nearby snorkeling beaches.
Amenities in the nearby Volcano Village include several diverse restaurants, 2 grocery stores, 2 gas stations, launderette, gift shops, art galleries, post office, a nearby local winery, 18-hole golf course and the best Sunday morning farmer's market. Come and enjoy beautiful Volcano, where the mornings are usually bright and sunny, the evenings cool and misty, and the colorful native Hawaiian birds sing all day long.