The entrance from the road to the rainforest hideaway.  Rammed earth walls, fronted by 35 ft. bamboo, ti, bromeliads and other tropicals.  The house is set back aprox 200ft.  from the road.Approaching the hideaway cabin
Enchanting Rainforest Hideaway ~ $89 August Sale
Enchanting Rainforest Hideaway ~ $89 August Sale

Entire home/apt

3 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds

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About this listing

The Enchanting Rainforest Hideaway is a custom vacation home on 2 private acres surrounded by a lush rainforest which gives you the experience of old Hawaiian style simple elegance. All available nights in August are currently available for $89 per night.

The space

The Enchanting Rainforest Hideaway is a beautiful custom vacation home on 2 private acres in a rainforest setting all for yourself with no one else around.

The house is romantic, peaceful and clean. Perfect for honeymooners, personal retreat, eco-travelers, yogis, adventurers, or anyone who just wants to get away from it all, but still be close enough to all that the Big Island has to offer.

We are centrally located in Puna, 15 miles south of Hilo, a 5 miles outside of the quaint town of Pahoa with all its restaurants and shops. Spend your days exploring the near by warm ponds, black sand beach, swimming with turtles, snorkeling, hiking, restaurants, waterfalls, Volcanoes National Park, current lava flows, Mauna Kea summit, museums, and much more.(URL HIDDEN)You can relax on the over sized bamboo furniture in the large screened-in living room and hear the songs of the rainforests' birds and frogs as you look out onto the lush jungle landscape.

The bedroom has a comfortable queen size Sealy posture pedic mattress. High thread count organic linens and bathrobes are provided for your comfort. Hand crafted, custom double doors lead out onto the lanai.
There is a high quality full/queen size futon in the living room for extra guests.

The kitchen has a full size refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, custom cabinets and tiles, pots, pans, toaster, coffee maker, blender, plates, glasses, bowls, cutlery, coffee and coffee grinder, tea, condiments and spices. Sliding glass doors lead out onto the lanai.

There's a land line phone, wireless internet, washer/dryer, outdoor shower, bar-B-que, boogie board, snorkel gear, tent, guidebooks and other thoughtfully provided special touches to make your stay very comfortable and relaxing. The house is very well equipped.

The art nouveau inspired bathroom features an antique clawfoot bathtub and a pedestal sink. Fluffy towels and bubbles are provided.

Drive onto the property and experience the enchanting elegance of the lush Hawaiian garden filled with exotic tropical plants, flowers, palms and bamboo. Very private, this your own personal piece of old style Hawaiian paradise. There is a small orchard and guests are welcome to enjoy the harvest when in season.

This house inspires relaxation, come join us for the vacation you deserve.

Enchanting Rainforest Hideaway has been awarded Trip Advisor's 2014, 2015 and 2016 Certificate of Excellence for consistently earning top ratings from our guests.

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Starting at $99 per night, $690 per week, $2,500 per month, depending on season, double occupancy, (4.16% GET & 9.25% TAT included) plus a $75.00 cleaning fee. Additional person $15 per night up to 4 people (children/ babies traveling with guests are considered additional occupants). Full/Queen size futon in the living room. Smoking permitted outside only. ****some terms do change for stays of 31 days or longer****

Hawaii Island, aka the Big Island, was ranked number 7 as the World's Best Island destinations in Travel and Leisure magazine, Winter 2012. Come explore one of the planets' most beautiful islands for yourself.

Guest access

Guests have full access to the house and the 2 acre property. There is a large, open cleared area surrounded by rainforest/jungle. The property is very private, set back from the road and no part of it is shared with anyone else. Perfect for honeymooners or anyone who wants to be left alone.

Interaction with guests

We will meet you at the house upon arrival to give you the keys and answer any questions you may have. After that we leave you on your own and most likely that will be the only time you see us. We are available for you 24 hours a day if you need us, but we don't bother you and leave you on your own to enjoy your vacation.

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The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox


Extra people: 15 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: 75
Security Deposit: 200
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Smoking outside only. No outside guests or visitors. No sub-letting. No pets, no parties or large gatherings, no violence.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

147 Reviews

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Geoff User Profile
July 2017
Wish we had booked more time here. Connie and Andrew have thought of every little thing, including those you never thought of. Staying here is an experience all on it's own! We will be back!

Mike User Profile
July 2017
This place is amazing. Everything you could ever need is taken care of. Perfect quiet getaway. We cooked at home a couple nights and made breakfast every morning here because the facilities were so accommodating. Bathroom had everything, we did the 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle, loved sitting on the deck and reading or getting some sun, loved the outdoor shower and even took the snorkel gear down for some action. Stayed here 3 nights but should have stayed longer.

Kenneth User Profile
June 2017
Great place. Secluded and very unique.

Morgan User Profile
June 2017
Amazing. Truly wish we could of given Connie and Andrew's beautiful jungle getaway 6/5 it was that good. We were expecting a lot and it blew our expectations out of the water. The property itself is so gorgeous that we had a hard time leaving it to explore the island. The house was cute and immaculate and stocked with anything you could ever need and more. Loved having warm showers outside. Unfortunately didn't get to meet Connie but Andrew was lovely and very accommodating. We just can't recommend this place enough, go and stay !

Bethany User Profile
June 2017
This was a great stay. You get the luxury of a house inside with the paradise of feeling like your outside. All the open windows you feel like your in the rainforest. Great host. Cool spot to explore the tide pools and volcano flow.

Wendy User Profile
May 2017
This home is unforgettable. The sounds and smells of the rainforest around you is something we've never experienced before and it was absolutely magical! A pineapple plant grows right outside the kitchen. Beautiful flowers and birds are all around you in this secluded hideaway. The home was perfect for the two of us and the full sized kitchen was wonderful! We arrived later in the evening when it was about to get dark and the directions to the home were very straight forward so we found our way with no problem at all. We arrived to an immaculately clean home with champagne and local chocolates in the kitchen, as well as fresh, aromatic flowers in every room (which we loved!) The kitchen has a full sized stove, refrigerator, cutlery, pots, dish ware, everything. The kitchen has everything you will need. There is a grocery store in Pahoa 10 minutes from the home. The bedroom has a queen sized bed that is very comfortable, a large armoire with extra blankets and down comforter. The closet is stocked with 2 bath robes (which come in handy for the outdoor shower), beach towels, extra bath towels and linens. The bathroom is very zen with an antique claw foot tub. Soaking in the tub while listening to the frogs singing was very soothing! The bathroom is equipped with many toiletries, sun block, bug spray, sun burn gel, everything. They have thought of everything to have in this home to make your stay heavenly! There is a washer/dryer, snorkel gear, beach umbrella, beach mats, propane stove under the carport. The outdoor shower was very refreshing! If you shower at night, bring a flash light and check for snails! Just gently move them into the grass if they are hanging out in the walk way. They are friendly :) The lanai wraps around the back of the home and can be accessed from the bedroom and kitchen area. We spent a great deal of time on the lanai drinking Kona beer, lots of Kona beer and enjoying nature. We also enjoyed many of the activities that Connie and Andrew suggested. One of our favorites was hiking the Puna trail to Shipman's beach and seeing at least 10 sea turtles sunbathing. This place is out of this world amazing. The Enchanted Rainforest Hideaway was the perfect place to relax and get the most restful night's sleep after our adventures. We are forever thankful to Connie and Andrew for letting us experience a slice of their paradise.

Alissa User Profile
May 2017
A gorgeous, comfortable home tucked away in a slice of paradise- it was a wonderful stay! The window screens kept the house very comfortably cool, and we loved listening to the frogs at night. The outdoor shower was delightful, and communication with Connie was always clear and easy. We had a great time exploring the southern coast and Volcano from our stay here.

Hawaii, United StatesJoined in March 2011
Connie And Andrew User ProfileConnie And Andrew is a superhost.

Fun loving couple, semi retired from the entertainment business, now living in the jungles of east Hawaii. World travelers, we spend most our days organic farming and building our rammed earth house. We live up the road from the Rainforest Hideaway on a separate property. Andrew, originally from Australia, is a building contractor and FEO Officer/tanker driver for the Hawaiian Paradise Park Volunteer Fire Department and Connie is a yoga instructor and has her own studio in Pahoa.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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