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Mocean View Inn
11 reviews
· Hawaii
1 acre
2 sites
2 Glamping
Dawn visited the island in early 2018, she fell in love with it and the culture. She enjoys sharing her love of Hawaii with travelers! Learn more about this land: The ultimate local experience whil providing comforts to make your stay enjoyable. Live in traditional Hawaiian style homes, eat in a traditional Hawaiian style kitchen. For guests unfamiliar with the Big Island, it is not like the other islands people travel to. If Oahu is more American, the Big Island is more of a Polynesian Island. Our property allows guests to enjoy a genuine local experience. From the cabin, a quick walk down the path leads to the shared kitchen which has a propane grill and side burner and picnic table. There are also pots and pans, silverware, plates, and glasses. Please be aware that this is a shared community kitchen. We WERE off grid but do have power now. Lights in the cabin are solar powered, there is an electrical strip provided that will charge your phones and laptops. We recently replaced the composting toilets with flushing toilets as well. Each cabin has its own tankless, propane water heater for endless hot showers. At night your ears will be greeted by the forest with sounds of coqui frogs. Many people love them 🐸 Please search for Bathing Suits and Rain Boots on YouTube to find a video of what our property sounds like at night. Our channel also features videos of tours we offer. More to be uploaded, check back often! Our tours include off the beaten path adventures ranging from sunrises and geothermal Kings baths, to prawn hunting to hikes that lead to waterfalls! They are all local gems that you will not find online or offered by any other tour guide agency. We are updating our ig @bathingsuitsandrainboots regularly with footage from adventures as well! Boogie boards and snorkel gear is often available when I'm not using it for a tour. There is a detailed welcome packet with a variety of mostly free but some paid must see/do activities on the island! There are a total of three cabins on the one acre lot. The owners are on property, two other residents, other guests may or may not be here as well. There is a dog Valentine, two outdoor cats named Ghost and Tomi, and chickens/ducks. There is one queen bed in the cabin, an extra queen air mattress can be added on the floor if needed. Please message for details if coming with a larger group. Jungle massages are available on site starting at $75 for the hour. Please note the main image capturing a lava cliff sunrise is not visible from the cabin. It is about a 30-40 minute drive from us 🌊 ☀️ 🌋 We are at 1880ft elevation so it can get chilly at night. Winters are also rainy season so if traveling to the Big Island in the winter, I suggest some light layers for warmth, a raincoat and rain boots.
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Hosted by Dawn T.Joined in January 2020
Response rate: 80%Response time: Within 7 hours
13 Ratings · 11 reviews
Maria Z.recommends
September 22, 2022
Mermaid Lair Near Lava Viewing!
Dawn is a heart of this place. She is more than welcoming and she is happy to share any tips for sightseeing. Perfect spot to stay when you are discovering volcano park. The pleads is designed in tiniest details, which is impressive. Bed is spacious and comfy, and we enjoyed the outside warm shower with a jungle view! Extras include the sweetest dog and two cats plus home picked eggs! The nature around the house is vivid, actually we saw there more Hawaiian species than in National Parks where they hide from people.
Ashlee B.recommends
September 7, 2022
Mermaid Lair Near Lava Viewing!
Fairytale with peace, & clarity!
My sister and I loved this cute little get away! Wonderful host!!! Very thoughtful of her cute little trinkets to make us feel at home! Shower was so nice, and peaceful area to be around! I deffinetly reccomend this to anyone wanting a jungle adventure with beauty! Felt safe, and clean from bugs! Thank you so much Dawn!!! Your place was amazing!
Kelley B.recommends
July 27, 2022
Mermaid Lair Near Lava Viewing!
Unique Jungle Glamping Bungalow!
Dawn’s ocean themed Jungalow was so cute and more spacious than expected! Super comfy bed and lots of fun little artistic touches make this place memorable and unique. The outdoor shower with a jungle view was an awesome experience. Dawn was a super host- extremely kind, knowledgeable, and quick to respond! I would definitely recommend this place!! Be aware that the property is a bit of a drive off the main road and “off the grid”- kind of in the middle of nowhere but still close to Hilo and the volcano. This was no problem for us, because that is exactly what we wanted! Thanks Dawn for the incredible experience!
Ryan A.recommends
July 24, 2022
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Stay, relax and hear the island
Dawn has a great property and she is very kind. I really enjoyed my Jungalow stay and the outdoor shower was awesome. The bed was comfortable, the large covered patio was amazing for relaxing while watching the rain and the kitchen was very cool…and free fresh eggs!
Jazmyne G.recommends
July 4, 2022
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Dawn’s place exceeded my expectations. Driving there is definitely a journey on small country roads, especially in a downpour, but it was easy to find with instructions. Cabin was beautiful and cozy and the private shower/bathroom was so lovely! Hot water under ohia trees was a dream. Loved the big porch area to snack and chill after a long day of adventure. Shared kitchen was very clean and easy to use. Eating fresh eggs from the hens in the morning was lovely. Really friendly cats to hang with. Lovely environment to unwind and Dawn literally has everything you need (floaters, snorkel gear, robes, boat vests etc. for adventure, and all types of toiletries in case you forgot something). Appreciated the mini fridge, water and guide book in room. Felt very taken care of even if I didn’t have a chance to meet Dawn this time. Would definitely come back!
Trellias M.recommends
June 22, 2022
Mermaid Lair Near Lava Viewing!
Incredible property!
This was an absolutely incredible property with a helpful host and super cool accommodations. Even with the rest of the property, your spot in the jungle feels very private. This place is an ideal, incredibly relaxing place to stay close to VNP! Wish we could have stayed longer!
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