About this listing
Eco elegance in the jungle at a resort- with all the amenities- a comfy place to unwind!
A tranquil oceanview cottage at an eco-resort on the remote jungly southeast side of the Big Island Hawaii. This cottage is the perfect getaway from it all.
Large open living space, with panoramic view of the ocean and the jungle, with modern island decor, high open beam ceiling, custom mosaic stone tile bathroom and a large soaking bathtub sized for two, indoor wet-bar, private bamboo-enclosed outdoor shower nestled in the trees adorned by orchids and ferns.
Less than 1/4 mile from the shore, with lush tropical plantings, rock gardens and water lilies, an oceanview patio and outdoor tiki mini fridge bar. Drift off to the sounds of the waves crashing against the shore and the coqui frogs call....and awaken to birdsong and the colors of sunrise over the ocean ( which you can see from your bed!) Free WiFi, Bose iPod Stereo, 1 king or 2 twin memory foam beds.
This oceanview cottage is located at:
Kalani Oceanside Retreat
Kalani is a year-round gay friendly eco resort operating for over 30 years. You will have access to a clothing optional saltwater pool, sauna, jacuzzis, massage and watsu center, beautifully landscaped tropical grounds, acres of walking trails, native fruit trees, and an ancient Hawaiian cultural site.
Kalani offers daily yoga, meditation, and dance classes, horticultural/permaculture tours, hosts workshops of all kinds-(check listings!), and offers staff-guided adventures to the active volcano, lava flow, waterfalls, observatory and tidepools. So many activities closeby, too! Walk along the dramatic coastline at dawn and watch the sunrise over the ocean, swim with wild dolphins at a clothing optional black sand beach one mile away, or soak in hawaii's only warm geothermal pond!
Daily housekeeping, beach towels, free community activities, in-room coffee/tea, and other amenities included. For an additional package price / or a la carte, Kalani offers three healthful delicious meals are served each day, made with local/seasonal ingredients.
This location is too remote for most cell phone service, which makes it a great place to "unplug, but the WiFi signal is consistently strong at this cottage, as well as in public areas throughout the property- dining lanai, snack bar, even poolside.
This is a gated property with 24 hr security and you will be required to register at reception and leave your credit card info to be charged for any incidentals- meals, massages, tours, classes, snacks, souvenirs and gift shop items that are available throughout the property. This makes for a relaxing stay- being able to move about the hundreds of landscaped botanical acres without carrying cash! alchohol is not sold on property but may be consumed.
Airport van pickup is also available through Kalani (cottage is 1 hr from airport), or rent a vehicle at the airport upon arrival for exploration at your own pace (reccommended!) Airport code: ITO
(Note -Intermittent development and construction is going on nearby this cottage monday through friday during the hours of nine and four pm- after that the birds and the waves. )
Feel free to ask me any additional questions!
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Please contact me before booking for special rates!
When you arrive, a gate concierge will greet you from 7:30 am to 10 pm HST, and can explain all the aspects of the property and your stay in Paradise. ALOHA!