Carson's Sweet Dream Collection - Romantic Studios, Family Homes..Next to Volcano National Park
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We offer a varied range of Accommodations next to Hawaii Volcano National Park ,the number 1 tourist attraction on the Big Island . We also have a cottage in Kapoho located on the most Eastern Tip of Hawaii.   Below are description of each of our cottages.
Volcano is at the 4000Ft. Elevation in a up country rain forest.  Its temp. can be as low as 45 degrees or lower during the evening and as high as 80 during the day. It is a rain forest so we recommend bring rain gear, wind breaker and some warm clothing.
 Our population is approx. 3000. We have 2 general stores, hardware store ,post office,  art center, 4 restarants''' Kilauea Lodge, Thai Thai , Ono Café, and  Ohia Café, .  All our cottage are  minutes from Volcano National Park and erupting Volcanoes, Volcano Village, Akatsuka Orchid Garden, Sunday market at Cooper Center and Volcano's many artist studios. They are  tucked into a natural  landscaped rainforests.
Our cottages all come with fully equipped kitchens for cooking. However, I do not supply any food items except salt and pepper.
The cottages  do have fresh cut flower arrangement, linens, blankets, towels, dishes, pots and pans. garbage bags, coffee makers, coffee filters,  Paper towels, tea pot, water kettle, dish soap , liquid body soap, TP, and facial tissue. If you are staying more than three days you  might need to purchase more items as I do not restock.  I do not supply Bottle water but we do recommend you to purchase it at the store.
If you plan to do extended cooking please pick up supplies in Kona or Hilo . The volcano stores are for convenient items and can be very expensive,.
Description of  my Cottages:
The Volcano Secret Garden Cave Cottage:  5 stars reviews  on Trip Advisor
 , Our Volcano Secret Garden cottage is charming, private, and decorated with our private collections from local artists and our Asian travels. Built 4 years ago by our son ,friends and us, we used large local Ohia post on the lanai and cedar shingles creating a rustic style cottage. It has a open floor plan consisting of 1300 square feet complete with wood burning fireplace for Volcano's cool evenings.. It has a very large master bedroom with king bed. ,ensuite bath  and sitting area, the second bedroom has a king and third a double. Granite kitchen counters and tile and carpet flooring. A steaming Hot tub awaits you on the lanai.
A perfect home for families, couples traveling together or a couple who wants a home away from home.
Our lovely home , The Volcano Secret Garden Cave Hale, is located on 3 square forested acres. Surrounded by only three acre lots you can expect complete privacy with all the conveniences, paved road ,electric, and satellite TV. 
 But the most exciting feature of our home is your very own entrance to the worlds longest lava cave, Kazimura Cave. We found our cave when we were preparing the lot to build. We first observed the one entrance which seem large and very beautiful. It was our kids that discovered the other entrance that opened a world of mazes underground. We contacted the National Park and to our surprise it was a documented entrance to the world longest lava tube cave. It goes from the National Park almost to the ocean.
 Washer and dryer, charcoal grill on the deck
 We supply firewood and a wax fire starter for each day you stay.
This cottage has an iron , blow dryer. wifi, satellite TV.
The Volcano Singing Forest Cottage:
 A beautiful brand new deluxe studio cottage nestled among a half acre rainforest alive with  singing  native birds. Located just 2 miles from the Volcano National Park and 7  short blocks  to Volcano Village, The Singing Forest is your a perfect base to explore and designed with relaxation, romance  and luxury in mind. Complete with HOT TUB, King Bed, plush bedding, comfy cozy furniture to snuggle in while watching the toasty fire. A small  modern kitchen adds to your  dining in experience if you are in the mood just to stay and not to venture out...... Granite counters, stainless steel appliances and fully equipped.....  Wall mount flat screen cable TV, WIFI, beautiful etched glass windows, vaulted ceiling and  french doors tops off the living room. A custom Bath with a one of a kind vanity , large walk in shower, large 5x5 corner windows, and a wood  soaking tub enhances the true beauty of this deluxe cottage.
Outside was designed to complement the enviroment with rustic colors  ,2 covered decks adorned with native tree post ,Ohia, and railings , Hot tub on back deck, very private and large slate fireplace stack.
A perfect getaway for anyone who wishes to relax  recharge or rekindle.
 The cottage has  robes,  Washer and dryer, Fireplace, firewood ,  wax fire starters , Cable TV and internet, not wireless, telephone blow dryer,  charcoal grill  and DVD Player..Everything you need for a romantic getaway.  Perfect for 2 but I do have floor futons for additional person.
The Volcano Mountain Home: 5 stars byTtrip advisor
A cozy and cute 3 bedroom cottage. Very much a mountain home complete with ohia post inside , and  hand crafted kitchen cabinets.A very affordable cottage  is  decorated with the spirit of the past and present of a rustic Hawaiian mountain home ensures your stay to be a pleasant one and gives you a chance to experience Volcano's residents Lives......
A large open well equipped  kitchen with Hawaiian peltroglyph tiles and large bar, lots of windows, and Ohia post at the entry, wood walls in the living room radiates Hawaiian style
comfort and  warmth.
This cottage has a   large master bedroom with 1 queen bed, second bedroom is small but has a double and the loft has a  queen. 
Volcano Mountain Home has all the comforts of home and  great value.  Fully equipped kitchen and bath with a shower and washer and dryer,  Cable TV, internet(not wireless) phone, and a great gas heater for the cool Volcano evenings
The Volcano Bamboo View Cottage:
, Bamboo View Cottage is nestled in the tree tops with views  overlooking  the beautiful landscape yard  of a 9 acre estate. The owner has 37 species of bamboo and from the back windows these can be viewed.. The Bamboo View Cottage ,is  large 24x24 upstairs studio with  a kitchenette,(complete with apartment frig ,Large toaster oven, microwave, , 1 queen and 1 double bed, dining area, bathroom with shower ,sitting area, has its own driveway, fenced yard , totally enclosed patio with bamboo fencing and front entrance faces the rain forest. You are 60 feet from owner home. The Studio is decorated in the owners collectibles from the past , 1930's couch, great grandparents beds , Maxwell Parish ,Fox Prints, cookie jars, Fiesta ware and fresh cut tropical flower arrangements..  The owner will provide you with a homemade Self serve  continental breakfast includes, Fresh fruit  breads coffee, jellies and much more..
 The owners do have animals but promise a quite peaceful stay.. Your fenced yard does insure your privacy from owners and their pets.
The Volcano Dancing Ferns Room:
Minutes from Hawaii's #1 destination, Volcano National Park. Volcano Dancing Ferns is located on 3 square acres surrounded by the Big Islands upcountry rain forest. Lush jungle, large Ohia trees and Hapu'u ferns surround the property. This guest room is located in a beautiful country Kama'aina home. You have your own private entrance, private bath, walk in shower with river rock floors, granite counters, king size bed, dish tv, and a dvd player with vast selection of movies, coffeepot, microwave, toaster oven, mini-fridge and a self serve continental breakfast placed in your room.  This room provides a tropical hawaiian theme for your comfort and enjoyment.
Volcano Big Tree Sanctuary:
VOLCANO BIG TREE SANCTUARY, the ultimate Volcano Experience without leaving your vacation home.
Volcano Big Tree Sanctuary is a high end Eco lodge located just outside Volcano Village, minutes from Hawaii Volcano National Park.  Situated in a unique ecosystem at the 4300 foot elevation this private 30 acres estate  has  giant Koa trees,  a green house with a tropical plant collection, Koi pond  and  a grove of perhaps the largest Ohia trees in the state of Hawaii Some of the Ohia trees may have even been saplings when the first Hawaiians arrived, and today stand over 110 feet high and have a circumference close to 30 feet. (Ohia is the State Tree with red flowers used in the original Hawaiian Leis).
 There are beautiful walking trails that winded through 1,000+ year old rainforest that shares a border with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you enjoy birds, this is one of the few places you can stay in Hawaii where you can still see the rare and endangered native Hawaiian forest birds.  There is a nesting pair of endangered Hawaiian Hawks on the property, as well as several species of honeycreepers (Apapane, Amakihi, and I'iwi, with occasional visits by a small flock of Akepa) to whose beautiful and mellow songs you will awaken each morning.  Nene fly overhead daily, and the Hawaiian Thrush (Omao) sings each evening.  The owner has willed the property to the San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation Research to preserve it in perpetuity.
  You will experience the magic of Hawaii's rare old growth rainforest in a very personal way while staying in  an outstanding deluxe home. .
The beautiful home has all the amenities you will need for a peaceful, romantic getaway, and is located on the front two acres of the property in a landscaped paradise.  Complete with two outdoor hot showers, a large and luxurious jacuzzi, and a detached outdoor sauna house imported from Finland, there is even an Imu house where you can hire experienced locals to prepare a traditional Hawaiian luau.
The house features 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, four fireplaces, a great room with a fully supplied kitchen, washer and dryer, and an upstairs den, all with abundant glass windows and doors, and wrap around upper and lower decks for maximum view and enjoyment of the rainforest.
Perfect for one or two couples, or a family with older children, the Volcano Big Trees Sanctuary will provide you with unforgettable memories of one of the truly special rainforests of the world.
Volcano Hidden Cottage:
Volcano Hidden Cottage, a romantic honeymoon chalet surrounded by a rainforest.
Minutes from Hawaii volcano National Park, this fairytale one bedroom cottage is privately tucked on 1 area of Ohia trees alive with rare native birds and  flowering gingers when in season.  A wood burning fireplace, an ultimate king bed overlooking the forest and out door hot tub open to the big Volcano star lit skies shouts romance.
Beautiful natural wood interior and fine craftsmanship details, walk in shower that open to the rainforest,  Turkish robes ,tropical flower arrangement,  makes this  upscale   cottage  perfect for a honeymoon or a much needed reprise.
This  cozy and relaxing cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, living room which opens  to the back deck, the hot tub and  rain forest. Also complete with  washer and dryer, free high speed internet, flat screen HD TV with DVR ,HBO/showtime on demand, firewood  and starter,  and  carport .
 Come stay at this Hidden gem among the rainforest and find perfect romance.
The Kapoho Paradise Found Cottage: The only cottage in The magical place called Kapoho:
Kapoho is located on the most eastern tip of the Big Island. Considered the sunniest area of the East side of the island, the area of Kapoho is off the beaten path but a favorite of the locals and travelers looking for a secret paradise. Miles of undeveloped rugged coast line with waves crashing, tree tunnels, locals fishing from cliffs, and opihi picking.  You will start to believe you’ve found paradise.
Kapoho Hale is located across from the ocean on two tropical lots, landscaped with coconut ,mango, and plumeria trees. It was once a fisherman refuge but in 1988 it was converted to a cute cozy comfortable cottage.

It has two bedrooms, 1 room with a queen Bed, and other has a double, and 2 twins. Bath with shower, full kitchen complete with frig, apartment size stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, Dish  TV, wifi, telephone and washer and dryer. A large porch faces the ocean with more than a limited view of the great Pacific.
The following pages are photos of each  cottage . Please click on the name of the cottage you are interested in on the left hand column.
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