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Recent Kalapana reviews

  • A Slice of Heaven!

    "I chose this place for the lagoon described,the proximity to volcano np, great snorkeling nearby and many other sights worth seeing plus I didnt want to be among the tourists. OMG! This place was aaaaamazing!!! After what seemed like an endless flight, transfers, hiring the car my head was spinning and I felt quite ill. However when we arrived, despite it being dark, we went straight to the lagoon and were surrounded by the most magical sounds of singing frogs - I swear I could hear them answering each other! Over the next few days we found it quite hard to drag ourselves away from this place to see other sights. We even missed out on seeing the volcano!!! The house had everything we could ask for all in good working order, was very clean and very homely. I sat out on the veranda most nights and there was a noticable lack of mosquitoes! Might have been all the frogs and cute green geckos! The kids absolutely loved the beautifully warm lagoon with all the resident fish and I loved my night swims in moonlight or rain - the weather had everything but in that lagoon it didnt matter such was its perfect temperature. We are now in maui on the beach however I know I could have easily spent my entire holiday at the "house of the dancing turtles". We will definately be back for a longer stay to see more of the sights next time round. Just to add, we also partook in a day with Dawn Burke (Off the Beaten Path Eco tours). It was wonderful to connect with a local who knew where to go and what to do...and could get us to places that not everyone knew how to negotiate. It was my first time to Hawaii so it was invaluable getting Dawn's insight into all things Hawaiian. Thank you Jeana et al for making this property available. It was heaven indeed :)"
    Guest: janice b. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 23, 2016
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  • Romantic getaway

    "The Bali Temple felt like and was a luxurious getaway. Beautiful view of the ocean across the lava fields from the palatial four poster bed, nice bathroom with fluffy towels and jacuzzi, comfortable sitting and dining areas, and well equipped kitchen. Thoughtfully decorated and stocked without feeling awkwardly lived in, it was a wonderful spot for our last 3 days on The Big Island, from which we explored Puna, Volcano, & Hilo. Hilo Bay Cafe was delicious but make sure to get an outdoor table. Loved the Ahalanui thermal pool in the evening, snorkeling at Kapoho tide pools, and walking to Uncle Robert's Market. Be here for that on Wednesday night! It was a highlight of our trip. Had hoped to see the flowing lava nearby too but it was not a 30-45 min walk from the parking area as the guards told us, but more like a couple hrs. After about 4 miles w/o appropriate sun cover or hydration, we turned back. After nightfall would be better than early morning but expect a significant hike in the dark. We loved the Bali Temple and would love to return someday to do things we didn't get to do in the area like the lava tree park, Champagne pond, hit the galleries and shops in Hilo, the botanic gardens and waterfalls north of Hilo, the black sand beach nearby, and return to Uncle Robert's."
    Guest: Val Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 29, 2016
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  • Loved it!

    "What a fantastic location and house. We found everything we needed in the house. I had to be pried out of the hammock swing over the tree tops! The location is very near the lava fields which are incredible. Don't miss the Wednesday night community farm market on the lava (with live music and great food!) and visit the House of Fire glass and pottery studio both right down the road from the house."
    Guest: Cyndie W. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 19, 2016
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  • Magical Home in the Rainforest

    "We stayed at here for a week in October, 2016. This was such a magical place ideally located 1 1/2 miles from Volcano Village in the rainforest. The home and grounds are very well maintained! The home has many special touches of the Hawaiian culture and is magnificently decorated. The kitchen is well equipped with everything a gourmet cook would need. The Master bedroom bed is top of the line and one of the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in! We so enjoyed spending alot of our evenings on the wrap around lanai and cooking out many of our meals. Indeed a beautiful and very private home that we highly recommend. We will definetly be back. Mahalo Peggy for sharing your 'Hawaiian Home' with us. We will be back soon. Darrell and Carolyn Curtis Satellite Beach, FL"
    Guest: Darrell C. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 27, 2016
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