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Puna Rainforest Retreat Hotspring: Purple Passion

SuperhostPāhoa, Hawaii, United States
Entire cottage hosted by Jacklynn
3 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Clean and tidy
12 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Jacklynn is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The Purple Passionfruit Cottage has small kitchenette (range, oven, mini-fridge/freezer, microwave), full bathroom and two bedrooms. The main bedroom has a king bed and an attached lanai with a ocean view. The other bedroom doubles as a living room with one twin bed. Enjoy the pool, rainforest trail, steam vents, volcanic hot spring tubs and private retreat setting surrounded by forest reserve. Owners live on the 20 acre property to make sure everything is perfect for your stay.

The space
The Purple Cottage overlooks the ocean and the 20 acre estate surrounded by rainforest within the Puna Forest Reserve, 4 miles from Pahoa. Enjoy active steam vents with pure water steam, warm ground and experimental hot tubs over steam vents. With no visible neighbors the property is secluded and peaceful with citrus, bananas, fruit orchard, avocados, palms, and many flowers.

The Purple Cottage has a cozy king size bed in a private bedroom with sliding glass door to the lanai. The second bedroom has a trundle bed that expands to two twin beds. There is a kitchenette with all the amenities and full size bathroom. Cell service works for most.

Our nighttime temperatures are perfect for restful sleep. We value your privacy and don’t require interaction for check in or checkout unless you want to say hi or have questions. This is a great place to base your Big Island adventures.

The Puna Rainforest Retreat includes the 4 bedroom lodge four cottages; Green Bamboo, Blue Ginger, Purple Passion and Yellow Hibiscus. See listings below for more information.


The Retreat:
Retreat-------------https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6505648

The main house has an open floor plan with very high ceilings and 4 bedrooms. The kitchen, living room, lanais and screened room are oversized to accommodate up to 21 people for events. There are two master bedrooms upstairs each with access to the upper lanai offering a view of the meadow and ocean. There is a full bathroom with separate shower and claw foot tub. The spiral staircase leads downstairs to the main floor with two more bedrooms with 3 beds.

The Four Cottages: (2 studios and 2 two bedroom cottages)

Studios
Blue Ginger----------https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6105638
Green Bamboo----https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6091637
Blue Ginger and Green Bamboo each have a full kitchen with all the amenities, a full bathroom and a cozy queen size bed and a Futon. Both studios have lanais overlooking the meadow and ocean.

2 Room Cottages
Purple Passion--https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6106370
Yellow Hibiscus---https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6106580
Purple Cottage has a kitchenette with all the amenities, a full bathroom, a king size bed in the master bedroom and two twins in the second bedroom.
Yellow Hibiscus is the same but has a queen in master bedroom. Both cottages have lanais overlooking the meadow and ocean.

Guest access
There is a gate to access our property and you will receive the gate code when you make your reservation. We value your privacy and don’t require interaction for check in or checkout unless you want to say hello or have questions. The property is very private and quiet.

Guests can use the BBQ and 1.2 mile rainforest trail around the 20 acre property. Guests are also invited to eat fruit from the orchard including lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, banana, soursop, guava and avocado.

Other things to note
The 20 acre retreat is within the Puna Forest Reserve and our grounds are surrounded by rainforest that is part of the retreat. Hawaiian Natives own the non-private property within the reserve to protect the Native Ohia forest that is sacred to them. The reserve was acquired by the Trust for Public Lands and transferred to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. The reserve is endangered species habitat for the Endangered Hawaiian Owl, Hawk, and Bat. While these species are otherwise very rare they are often seen at the retreat. Researchers continue to identify new species and there is ongoing collaboration to control invasives.

The Ohia Forest has giant ferns, diverse species of orchids, epiphytic plants, strawberry guava, passion fruit, geckos, praying mantis and songbirds. The rainforest is very dense and so we ask guests to remain on the grounds for their safety unless we discuss the specific hazards. The retreat property surrounding the grounds feature many skylights into lava tubes as well as lava trees and caves. The Puna Rainforest is invigorating to see, taste, hear and feel.
The Purple Passionfruit Cottage has small kitchenette (range, oven, mini-fridge/freezer, microwave), full bathroom and two bedrooms. The main bedroom has a king bed and an attached lanai with a ocean view. The other bedroom doubles as a living room with one twin bed. Enjoy the pool, rainforest trail, steam vents, volcanic hot spring tubs and private retreat setting surrounded by forest reserve. Owners live on the 20…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Pool
Iron
Laptop-friendly workspace
Hair dryer
Hangers
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Pāhoa, Hawaii, United States

There is little reason to leave a 10-mile radius but Hilo is only 24 miles away, Volcanoes National Park 40 miles and the Mauna Kea Observatory, where you can view through telescopes, is 50 miles. Kona is 100 miles over the new saddle road making the connection to the other side in about 2 hours. Puna Rainforest Retreat is special because you can stay in a private place in a natural setting away from the busy neighborhoods and resorts but are still close enough to enjoy the attractions.
There is little reason to leave a 10-mile radius but Hilo is only 24 miles away, Volcanoes National Park 40 miles and the Mauna Kea Observatory, where you can view through telescopes, is 50 miles. Kona is 100 m…
Getting around
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Almost all errands require a car.
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Minimal bike infrastructure.

Hosted by Jacklynn

Joined in December 2014
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My husband, Elijah, and I moved to hawaii in 2015 after residing in Alaska for 20 years. We work hard everyday in efforts to make this place awesome. We love Hawaii and even though we were only a couple miles from the 2018 eruption we wouldn't trade this place for anywhere. Elijah is a mt. biker, engineer, and fixer of all the things that break around here. I am a dancer, gardener and cleaner of all the dirty stuff. Mostly, we are delighted to share this magical place with all the guests who are drawn here to experience the peaceful beauty and soothing sounds of nature.
My husband, Elijah, and I moved to hawaii in 2015 after residing in Alaska for 20 years. We work hard everyday in efforts to make this place awesome. We love Hawaii and even though…
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We value your privacy and don’t require interaction for check in or checkout unless you want to say hello or have questions. The property is very private and quiet.
Jacklynn is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm