International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 51 - Page 54

you return home to one of four architecturally distinctive private guest cottages on the Big Island of Hawaii, designed with sensitivity to natural beauty, seamlessly secluded in the lush native rain forest. ~ Each unique and private accommodation is best suited for guests looking for quiet and intimate time in nature. The handcrafted cottages offer a warm contemporary appeal with the charm of rich wood and window interiors. Nestled under the forest canopy the separate cottages are surrounded by 1 1/2 acres of mossy paths, giant tree ferns and lofty ohia trees. Guests have access to the jacuzzi hot tub or private Japanese style soaking tubs in the magic of the primal and serene rain forest. ~ The enchantment of the retreat is embraced by the living spirit of it s forest landscape, 3800 ft above the sea. Just 5 minutes away, guests enjoy social interaction at cafes and restaurants in rural and charming Volcano Village and at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park while exploring Kilauea Volcano, the most active volcano on earth. ~ All accommodations include 100% Kona coffee and a continental breakfast provided in the privacy of each cottage. ~ Massage and additional amenities are available on request. “For the adventurous, the Chain of Craters Road winds down to the coast where vast systems of lava tubes carry active lava flows into the sea..”