Glamping in Big Island

Hawaii’s heartland has tropical beaches, active volcanoes, and a rich cultural heritage.

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Hamakua Guesthouse

7 sites · Lodging5 acres · Pepeekeo, HI
The Hamakua Guesthouse is located on the south end of Hawaii's breathtaking Hamakua Coast. Established in 2012 we are easily accessible to all the Big Island attractions such as Volcanoes National Park (1 hour South), Waipio Valley (1 hour North), and the countless sights and adventures along the Hamakua Coast, it is the perfect location to base your Big Island adventure vacation. The legendary Akaka Falls State Park is only 4 miles away from the Hamakua House. Onomea Bay is only 4 miles away, which is the home of the Hawaii Botanical Gardens. It is an unforgettable drive to get there and the bay is a wonderful place to have a picnic. We are only 1 mile (easily walkable) from the quaint main street of Honomu, HI. This town was established in the sugar cane plantation era and remains today boasting some wonderful gift shops, two restaurants, a coffee house, and the Island's best Zip Line Tours. Guests have access to our open air full bathroom with running water and a stunning rainfall shower (located at the main house). They also have access to our covered outdoor kitchen with grills, a sink, prep space, dining area, dishes, cups, silverware, and cookware (also located at the main house).
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House of Light Glamping & Bathhouse

2 sites · Lodging, RVs4 acres · Hilo, HI
We have 4 pristine acres of land on the outskirts of the town of Hilo, with 3 acres of private forest, bordering on the Mauna Kea watershed, in the foothills of Mauna Loa volcano. Located in the Highlands of Waiakea Uka, at 1000-foot elevation, we are high above the humidity of Hilo. The glamping tent is situated right between the meadow and the forest. It's mostly peaceful here and it feels like being in the country. You can walk into the woods or up the road. There are no street lights, so there is a great view of the night sky. It's a great place for a Retreat, a Writer's Retreat, a Vision Quest or a Medicine Journey. We also offer Holistic and Vibrational Healing with Joy Gardner and others, and Rejuvenation through Body Work and Water in the Bamboo Bath House (see also RMAMysteryschool.com) Location: 15 minutes from the Airport, 15 minutes from Target and lots of good restaurants in Hilo, 20 minutes from Rainbow Falls, 20 minutes from Richardson Beach with great snorkeling, 20 minutes from good surfing at Honoli'i Beach Park, 40 minutes from Volcano and the Caldera.
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Yip Camp and Eco-Retreat Center

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Fern Forest, HI
Yip Camp provides a setting that promotes immersion in nature. The property is located on the Kilauea Volcano at about 2700 feet in elevation and in sight of the majestic Mauna Loa volcano rising at the peak at 13,680 feet. Both volcanos have been active recently. There are several trails at the National Park nearby; trails and several species of birds live on the property including Japanese Pheasants. On clear nights the skies provide excellent ambient viewing of the moon, planets and constellations. The campsites and cottage are located in the woods near a shower and flushing toilet and the property is off grid with the goal to establish an example of sustainable lifestyles and ecosystems. Camping equipment is available upon request and the cottage is furnished with a basic kitchen. The grounds also include a screen room with a grill, tables, chairs and a fire pit. Local fruits and vegetables are grown on the property and the greenhouse provides food. Solitude is available for those who seek silence and immersion in nature and a number of state and county beaches are within a forty minute drive. The focus is providing a quiet environment and an opportunity for solitude away from the distractions of urban lifestyles.
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Hawaiian Rainforest Glamping

4 sites · Lodging, Tents3 acres · Mountain View, HI
Hawaiian Rainforest Glamping is located in Fern Forest, a rural neighborhood, on three verdant acres of ōhiʻa lehua trees, tree ferns, banana plants, and fruit trees at 2100 feet. The yurt has its own bathroom with a flushing toilet and vanity sink. There is a large communal kitchen (a 16' x 16' kitchen cabin) that you can use free of charge, and an outdoor shower with hot water. In the summer, the greenhouse in the fenced paddock is full of vegetables. Free-ranging ducks and chickens supply eggs. There is an outdoor lounge area complete with a six-person picnic table, four hammocks, a fire pit, and torches. Please note that the owner lives on the premises in their own cabin, 20 feet away from the yurt. The homestead is run by 6,000 watt solar-power and a rain-catchment system with a 4,500 gallon water tank. This is a peaceful place to relax and recuperate from the din of city life. There are no street lights, just the stars and moon after sunset. On a clear night, the sky is full of stars. It rains often in this area and the sound is soothing to fall asleep to. Check out our other two sites on this listing—a camping cabin (Rainforest Glamping Cabin) and a tent area (Rainforest Tent) for tent campers. Several places of interest are within a 1.5 hour drive. Volcano National Park is only 15 minutes away by car; Punaluʻu black sand beach is 30 minutes; Ka Lae (South Point) is about 1.5 hours; and Hoʻokena Bay is about two hours. Note—now that the the holiday season is over, the Christmas decorations have been taken down.
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Misty Mauna Farms

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Mountain View, HI
This 3 acre Property is secluded in the Old Glenwood District or what’s called Fern Forest. This property is unique because it was never excavated and ripped apart. Since 2022 Misty Mauna Farms is working to regenerate Hawaiian BioDiversity and offer modern comforts in an Off-Grid location. Our HipCamp sites and Hiking Trails are customized creations. Misty Mauna Farms provides Farm to Table packages and other amenities found in the “EXTRAS” Tab. Our Campsite receives a full morning Sunrise.! The Lomi Lomi Loft completed in early 2024, allows for complete privacy and amenities on par with expensive Hotels, Our Misty Mauna Farms is a Palm Tree Nursery specializing in rare Duck Breeding. During heavy rainfall watch the waters rise and Ducks enjoying Paradise with you!
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Land of the Rainbow Honeycomb

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents25 acres · Naalehu, HI
When Hawaiian ancestors first landed on these shores, it was right here at Ka’ Lae or South Point, it is the original settlement site for the Hawaiian people & therefore this sacred land holds tremendous cultural & historic significance. A’ina Ke Anuenue Melemele, meaning Land Of The Rainbow Honeycomb; features an exotic Locale, stand-alone private cottages, Eco-Luxury accommodations, Family & Pet Friendly, & is a Sustainable Farm-Estate. This one of a kind custom Hawaiian temple: Luakini O Moe’ Uhane, meaning Temple Of Dreams is a custom pentagonal treehouse in an old growth Kiawe tree. Home to the white owl & featuring King memory foam Bed, large windows, outside deck, plush interior decor, & tall vaulted ceilings. The grounds are a series of serene swaths of native Hawaiian ocean-view grasslands, old growth Kiawe trees, & unencumbered shoreline. Within walking distance 1 mile to Ka’ Alu’ Alu’ Bay, & directly overlooking the famous Greensands beach. This Treehouse Temple is a lightening-rod for dreams! Awaken to the sounds of birdsong, ocean surf, & the occasional mooing cow, or cooing peacock. Our Lovevolution Animal Sanctuary houses 33 creatures ranging from ducks to sheep to cows & many other incredible & exotic animals also inhabit this wonderland & bring so much love to visitors from all around the world. *It is important to note that we are located in South Point Hawaii near Naalehu town, not Captain Cook . Traditional cars can carefully come down here, suvs or jeeps are great. There is a locked gate with a code-box for easy guest access. Additionally, this very secure area has No immediate neighbors within 200 acres! Perfect for privacy & exclusivity. Rainbow Honeycomb Sanctuary at the world famous enchanted emerald sands beach In South Point Hawaii is nestled on 25 acres of stunning ocean views, 1 mile from the shore @ 650 ft elevation our sustainable eco-retreat features magical tree houses, unique tiny homes, pyramids, & camping options. Fully solar powered, our water comes from the sky, here nature & tech meet with WiFi, full outdoor kitchen, composting toilets & comfortable clean memory foam beds. Only 5 miles to town, dare to dream big!
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Hamakua Christmas Tree Forest

5 sites · Lodging, Tents13 acres · Honomu, HI
Our campsites are situated on 13 acres off the Historical Hamakua Coast, and home of the Hamakua Christmas Tree Forest. Awesome ocean view of the beautiful Pacific are a guarantee. It is quiet, safe ,and private with easy access just 3/4 mile off of the Hawaii Belt Road, (Highway 19), up a paved county maintained road. At Waikaumalo Park, "roughly a half mile" walk or ride away, you can take a cool dip in the fresh water stream surrounded by tropical foliage. Papa'aloa Country Store and Cafe has a restaurant and offers a wide selection of grocery items only 5 miles away. Botanical World Adventures just 3 miles away offers the Umauma Experience with ziplining, biking tours, trails exploring tropical flora, and triple waterfall views and adventures. Akaka Falls is only 6 miles away in Honomu. Laupahoehoe Point is only 15 minutes away offering swimming, fishing, and relaxing in the lava rocks and waves. All this is just 20 miles north of Hilo!
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Jacaranda Ridge

2 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Hawaiian Ocean View, HI
Welcome to the private and secure community of Kula Kai View Estates in Hawaii. Situated on three-acre properties, our community offers a tranquil and convenient location halfway between Kailua Kona and Volcanoes National Park. Just a short three-minute drive from Highway 11, you'll find yourself within five minutes of stores, gas stations, and restaurants. Within walking distance, you can explore the world-renowned Kula Kai Caverns, known for their natural beauty and geological wonders. From our community, you'll also be treated to a breathtaking view of the ocean and the southernmost point in the US. We offer a private cabin for your comfort and convenience. The road leading to the cabin is well-maintained, providing easy access, and there is ample parking available for vans or RVs. The cabin features a full stand-alone restroom equipped with a shower, toilet, sink, and hot water. Additionally, we provide a washer and dryer on-site, ensuring you have all the amenities you need. While our property is on the grid for power, we also offer Wi-Fi access if needed. Whether you're traveling around the Big Island or simply seeking a place to relax and enjoy beautiful sunsets, our cabin provides a perfect retreat. And if you find yourself caught in a rain shower, you can take advantage of our facilities to dry your clothes. Come and experience the beauty and convenience of our private community in Kula Kai View Estates. Whether you're a traveler exploring the Big Island or seeking a peaceful escape, our cabin is the ideal place to unwind and make the most of your Hawaiian adventure.
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Secluded Sunrise Cabanas

4 sites · Lodging7 acres · Naalehu, HI
Welcome to our off-grid glamping rental in beautiful Naalehu! Deep within the lush and remote agricultural landscapes of Hawaii, our food forest thrives, with its vibrant tapestry of over 100 varieties of tropical fruits, nuts, canoe plants, veggies, herbs, and medicinal plants. Surrounded on all sides by cattle fields, our secluded 8 acre property and farm is the perfect place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature. The farm, restaurant and cottages are 100% solar powered and ensuring an eco friendly stay. Throughout the farm, sustainable practices are followed and Permaculture techniques are employed to maximize natural resources and minimize waste, creating a self-sustaining ecosystem that thrives without the need for chemical pesticides or fertilizers. When it's time to unwind, step outside onto your private deck and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the top of Mauna Loa, the Ka'u Coastline, Kilauea Volcano, the Pacific Ocean and lush Hawaiian landscape. You'll also find a small outdoor seating area, where you can relax and soak up the sun, take in the expansive view, or gaze at the stars. The cottages are powered by solar energy and have an eco-friendly outdoor shower and washing station, and porta potty. We supply fresh and filtered spring water for drinking. Our glamping site is located on a private 8-acre property situated on the luscious east side of the Big Island. You'll be surrounded by a vibrant tropical oasis, teeming with wildlife and native flora. Take a guided edible farm tour, hike through the surrounding food forest, take a bike ride on our road with the best views on the island, or an off-road excursion to the Green Sand Beach. If you're looking for a unique and sustainable way to experience Hawaii, this is the perfect option for you. Come stay with us and escape the crowds and noise of civilization while enjoying luxury accommodations , incredible farm to table food, and breathtaking natural beauty. We look forward to hosting you soon! Nearby Attractions: Green Sand Beach is a unique location famous for its unusual green sand created by volcanic eruptions. It is one of the few green sand beaches in the world and is popular with tourists and locals alike. Punalu'u Beach is a beautiful black sand beach with abundant Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. South Point - The southernmost point in the USA is a popular spot for cliff diving, off-roading, fishing and taking in the epic views. Kawa Beach - a good beach for intermediate surfers with a fresh water spring and ancient Hawaiian ruins. Kahuku Unit: A section of Volcano National Park that boasts native plants, hiking trails, and spectacular views.
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@FarmToTableHawaii

8 sites · Lodging, Tents1 acre · Keaau, HI
Welcome to Farm to Table Hawaii, an exceptional camping destination hosted by renowned Chef, Justine Ma. Located on the lush Big Island, just a short drive from Hilo and Volcanoes National Park, our farm offers a unique blend of natural beauty, culinary delights, and comfortable accommodations. Experience the best camping and glamping near Hilo and Volcanoes National Park right here at Farm to Table Hawaii. Prime Location Near Major Attractions: Farm to Table Hawaii is ideally situated to explore some of the Big Island’s most remarkable sights. Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (35 miles): Witness the power of active volcanoes and explore unique ecosystems. Hilo (15 miles): Enjoy this vibrant surf town, quirky shops, and beautiful beaches. Isaac Hale Beach Park (12 miles): Take in the black sand beaches and enjoy the volcanic hot springs (FREE) The Campsite: Our campsite features a range of accommodations including a cozy Dome (sleeps 3), a charming Tiny Home (sleeps 2), and ample space for Tent and Campervan camping- no RV's. We provide on-grid electricity, high-speed WiFi, unlimited drinking water, yoga mats, and a communal area equipped with a hot shower, sustainable composting toilet, and a fully stocked outdoor kitchen. Farm Experience: Guests are treated to an immersive farm tour as part of their stay. Depending on the season, you can pick fresh fruit, chop down banana trees, and meet our friendly dog, chickens and ducks. For a truly special experience, we offer farm-to-table meals and cooking classes, featuring produce harvested right here on the farm and nearby sources. Experience Local Flora and Fauna: Enjoy the natural beauty of our farm, surrounded by lush greenery and vibrant wildlife. Fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the jungle and wake up to the songs of tropical birds. Unique Features: Our farm offers a distinct experience with its sustainable living practices and community-focused amenities. Engage in our cooking classes and savor meals prepared with the freshest ingredients. Stargazing and More: Farm to Table Hawaii is located in a serene area with minimal light pollution, making it an excellent spot for stargazing. Relax under the stars after a day of exploring the island’s natural wonders. Book Your Adventure: Reserve your spot at Farm to Table Hawaii today and embark on a unique camping experience on the Big Island. Discover the best camping near Hilo and Volcanoes National Park, and enjoy the perfect blend of nature, comfort, and culinary excellence. We look forward to welcoming you and ensuring a memorable stay.
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Captain Cook Coffee Cabana

1 site · Lodging6 acres · Captain Cook, HI
Immerse yourself in the verdant slopes of South Kona within the historic coffee-growing region. Our Coffee Cabana stands as the original home, known as "coffee shacks," nestled on this 6-acre permaculture coffee farm. The Cabana comprises three rooms, two bathrooms, and a full kitchen, all ensconced within a lush jungle of tropical trees. Peek through the forest to catch glimpses of the ocean, offering a mesmerizing display of sunset hues. Please be aware that two of the bedrooms are accessible from outside of the house and do not feature internal doors to the main room. Additionally, the couch in the living room converts into a full-sized bed. Access the master bedroom through the living room, where you'll find an en suite bathtub, sink, and toilet. The second bathroom offers a rustic outdoor experience with a bathroom and shower. For your convenience, we provide beach and snorkel gear, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of South Kona without breaking the bank!
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Hawaiian Retreat

9 sites · Lodging6 acres · Pahoa, HI
Welcome to old Hawaii, the village of Koae, Big Island, Hawaii! Our forest features 12 old mangos and 50 types of tropical fruit. The 6 acres includes Josanna's Organic garden, a WWOOF farm experience. This space has hosted thousands of people over it's 38 year history and we welcome people to our island and to the district of Puna. We look forward to introducing you to the diverse and delicious fruits of the jungle!
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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to website for glamping on the Big Island of the United States! With over 250 options available, you're sure to find the perfect accommodation to suit your needs. Whether you're looking for a luxurious lodge, a cozy guesthouse, or a unique glamping experience, we've got you covered. Our top campsites, including Waipi'o Lodge (130 reviews), Hamakua Guesthouse (118 reviews), and The Hippocampus (69 reviews), have received rave reviews from our happy campers. And with popular amenities like campfires, potable water, and trash services, you'll have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Plus, with activities like biking, hiking, and surfing nearby, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore the beautiful terrain of the Big Island. So why wait? Start planning your unforgettable glamping adventure today!

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