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“Great view and peaceful”
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Come enjoy a memorable stay at our Sanctuary at Pele's feet! 
 Epic Volcano & Ocean Views!
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Come enjoy a memorable stay at our Sanctuary at Pele's feet! 
 Epic Volcano & Ocean Views!
Close up view of the Live Lava! The Main House, you will have the Upstairs Loft all to yourself.  Downstairs is lightly shared.
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11 reviews
Come enjoy a memorable stay at our Sanctuary at Pele's feet! 
 Epic Volcano & Ocean Views!
Close up view of the Live Lava!
The Main House, you will have the Upstairs Loft all to yourself.  Downstairs is lightly shared.
Sun rising over the ocean
Your Comfy Upstairs Loft with Epic Volcano & Ocean views!
Nice King size bed
Fresh towels & linens provided. This view faces the ocean.
Behind the curtain, there's a half bathroom to the left & a small room with single bed to the right
Small room with a single bed
Downstairs has a Kitchen, Full Bathroom, and Living Room.
Amazing stars at night!
Surrounded by lava!  (Don't worry, we are not on the active part!)
Blessed by frequent rainbows!
The Coastal Red Road nearby is one of the Top 10 Most Scenic Drives in America!
Kehena Black Sand Beach, just 10 min drive away. Wild dolphins and whales often frequent this beach!
Puna at dusk
Fire & Ocean
We offer Sacred Sightseeing, Yoga, Sound Healing, Massage, etc!  Please inquire!  :)
Mermaid Ponds nearby
Sacred Cave of Refuge nearby
We look forward to hosting you!
An aerial view of the neighborhood of Kalapana Gardens.
Tutu Pele - Hawaiian Goddess of the Volcano
Come enjoy, rest, receive ~
ALOHA!
Love & Blessings ~~~
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Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Kalapana, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii

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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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Mike G
Boise, Idaho
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great view and peaceful”
Reviewed 28 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

I stayed at the Lava Sanctuary for 5 days and 6 nights. The view from my 2nd floor spacious room were great. Standing in the middle of the loft you can see the sun rise, sunset, the lava cloud from the ocean and the glow at night from the Kilauea caldron. ( not all at the same time). Going outside at night was breathtaking because of the all the stars.
Living on the lava field has its restrictions like power and water, but I had a hot shower every night, and wifi. If you come back at night make sure you memorize the route during the day so you do not get lost. It is dark out there!
Jade was a gracious host and gave me lots of tips on what to see.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Aug 2017
Thank you so much for staying with us! Glad you had a wonderful time! Welcome back anytime! :)
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Nancy L
Reykjavik, Iceland
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience - no sulfur "volcano" smell”
Reviewed 6 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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This was a truly fabulous journey. Jade has set up a beautiful home for spiritual seekers and open-minded travelers to find peace and adventure in a very interesting and less tourist-y part of Hawaii. The off-grid living was very functional and Dani was so friendly and helpful. They offer a shelf in the shared fridge and basic cooking supplies for guests. I agree that this is not for people seeking a posh resort, but if you are reasonably tolerant of minor quirks, this is a truly fabulous place to base your vacation plans. If you bike to the lava, I recommend Kalapana Cultural Tours for their good bikes and great service. There is a dog and cat on site.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
13 Mar 2017
Aloha Nancy ~ Mahalo nui loa for staying at our place! Glad you enjoyed it! Best wishes to you always! : )
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Jon R
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Once in a lifetime experience”
Reviewed 2 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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person found this review helpful

This is a unique and wonderful place, but probably not for everyone. We found it delightful. You are completely off the grid - solar power and filtered rainwater, no screens but also no flying insects. Spartan but delightful. Jade and Dannie were wonderful hosts, checking for anything we needed but not intrusive. The downstairs kitchen and shower are shared with caretaker Dannie, but the upstairs, with a half bath, is yours alone. If you're looking for pristine, antiseptic accommodations with granite counters and polished wood floors, this place is not for you. But if you want to be right atop Pele's magnificent creations and where you can see more stars at night than you have ever seen in your life, you'll love it.

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Management Response
13 Mar 2017
Mahalo nui loa, dear Jon! Blessings always ~~~ : )
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Clément L
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Amazing and unique”
Reviewed 2 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

The location is so amazing it doesnt seem real.
Jade was great and easily reachable even tough we did not have the chance to meet.
I hope I will be able to get back there again.

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Management Response
2 Jan 2017
Thank you so much Clement! So glad you got to enjoy Pele's majesty! Blessings to you ~~~ : )
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SunshineL...
Pahoa, Hawaii
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“I Love the Lava Sanctuary! My favorite place to stay!”
Reviewed 16 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Jade is so kind and welcoming, the property is gorgeous, and the Lava Sanctuary is so comfortable! The landscape is one of a kind and the weather is ideal. I'll return many times!

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Management Response
17 Jan 2016
Thank you so much, dear one! I love having you stay here and bless my home! : )
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