HomeOnTheLava~ Ocean & Volcano Views ~Sleeps 8 ~ Momma’s Oasis


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    $135 avg/night


    Hawaii> Kalapana
    • 4 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 8

    As of January 2021 the Solar System has been upgraded. This beautiful 3 Bedroom 1 Bath eco-friendly off-grid home was built on an old lava flow out of 3 cargo containers. But once you step in this home you will have no idea you were inside former cargo containers. It was built with quality and function in mind. There are 3 sliding glass doors for an incredible breeze and views of the ocean & old lava landscape. And out the back large windows a view of Kīlauea Volcano.
    Property is comprised of 2 homes the other is a 1 Bedroom 1 Bath also available for rent that Sleeps 4 (See my other listing)

    This beautiful shipping container Home was built on an old lava flow. It’s has clear ocean views, an expansive view of Kīlauea volcano out the back, it’s eco-friendly in so many ways, off-grid utilities (solar power and UV filtered water catchment), surrounded by amazing lava landscape, awe inspiring night sky filled with more stars than you have ever seen before.

    The home possesses so many cool features. Typically if you have ever been in a “Tiny or Container Home” there is nothing spacious about them but through effective design I feel this was achieved as soon as you step inside you are greeted with an open feel 16’ by 16’ room. The first interesting pieces of furniture are the dining table & chairs that were recycled from an old Teak wood boat. Then there is the highly functional sofa that not only lifts up to provide storage but it also converts to a full size bed. You will also be drawn to the exquisite mango wood that was used for the countertops in the kitchen & bath. Once you see the pebble stone floored bathroom you will again be amazed at the size. Inside you find a one of a kind Petrified wood vessel sink sitting on a great piece of mango with a natural live edged mirror. As you will see in the photos you get to enjoy a rain shower in the large shower enclosure. Then pick any bedroom and you will find a platform bed that gives the sense it is floating that were custom made by a local Hawaiian. You will find this home was built in such a unique and quiet place you might not want to leave.

    Please Note: The address that is showing on the website is for planning purposes. It is not exact but it is close due to the property being in a remote location. An exact map is sent to all guests prior to check in. Volcano National Park entrance is approximately 1 hour away, Pahoa is about 20 minutes and Kehena black sand ...

    Registration Number: GE-057-873-8688-01, TA-057-873-8688-01

     
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    Christina S.
    Dec 29, 2023
    In the middle of the Lack Field - Great experience! I would definitely recommend the experience! The Apartment ifself was between a couple of old houses with a Good view to the lava.
    Shannon G.
    Dec 27, 2023
    This “house on the lava” is truly a fabulous experience! You and the stars and the lava rock can enjoy companionship! Our adult kids loved it. Photos on web site are true . outdoor photos cannot describe the lava setting. Super unique ! Bring your own drinking water. Everything else provided. We really enjoyed it!
    Christopher T.
    Dec 27, 2023
    There is so much to love about this space. It is well laid out. The shower and bathroom are beautifully done with a great rain shower. The space is very unique and the surrounding lava flow is absolutely breathtaking to be on. Communication about how to get out to the ocean across the lava is well communicated and poles and planted palm trees delineate a clear path to take. The satellite internet works flawlessly and fast. The television seems to have infinite options with every streaming service available. However, now for some caveats: 1. This space can sleep up to 8 people, but that is very much where the support for 8 people ends. There are only 3 chairs for the table and maybe room for 3 people to sit on the tiny little couch. 2. The hot water heater is located near the main bedroom. While you should limit your hot water usage at night, there is another unit next door and all utilities are shared between the 2 units. If your neighbors are up at 4AM taking their showers, you will not be sleeping with the hot water heater boiling away feet from your pillow. If your neighbors decide to suck up all the power or water and it runs out, even though you were very sparing, tough luck. 3. The pictures may have been accurate long ago, but the surfaces inside have not held up well in the ocean air. 4. While the listing clearly shows a dryer, upon reading the guest rule book, guests are not allowed to use the dryer except for long stays. 5. This space is a long way from civilization.
    Teena C.
    Dec 23, 2023
    The property is well kept and we had a great time while there. The host was responsive when we had questions about the TV. The extra bedrooms sliding screen door was warped a little so it didn't close tightly so we did not keep that door open so as to minimize any bugs being able to get in. There were some food items already onsite (condiments, spices, etc.) that would have been nice to know before we got there so we didn't have to purchase them so I would recommend pictures be taken ahead of check in and sent to the next renter so they know what is already there. The walk to the cliff is definitely farther than you expect but worth it. In order to stay on the property line, the white arrows should be repainted as they were very hard to see in some areas. We arrived after sunset and it was difficult to find the property, even with the detailed directions provided. I suggest putting something at the end of the driveway that can be referenced to better find the place and not pass it as it is set back from the road and easy to miss in the dark.
    Teena C.
    Dec 08, 2023
    The property is well kept and we had a great time while there. The host was responsive when we had questions about the TV. The extra bedrooms sliding screen door was warped a little so it didn't close tightly so we did not keep that door open so as to minimize any bugs being able to get in. There were some food items already onsite (condiments, spices, etc.) that would have been nice to know before we got there so we didn't have to purchase them so I would recommend pictures be taken ahead of check in and sent to the next renter so they know what is already there. The walk to the cliff is definitely farther than you expect but worth it. In order to stay on the property line, the white arrows should be repainted as they were very hard to see in some areas. We arrived after sunset and it was difficult to find the property, even with the detailed directions provided. I suggest putting something at the end of the driveway that can be referenced to better find the place and not pass it as it is set back from the road and easy to miss in the dark.
    Kert S.
    Oct 05, 2023
    It does not sleep what it indicates. When we started the washer, it started washing without water. Not nearly as nice as described or as the pictures show.
    Kert S.
    Sep 21, 2023
    It does not sleep what it indicates. When we started the washer, it started washing without water. Not nearly as nice as described or as the pictures show.
    Cameron C.
    Sep 02, 2023
    Really fun place to stay! accommodation was as expected. Amazing night sky and very interesting lava formations. Small suggestion - it would ben helpful to have information about if the tap water is drinkable or not. We didn't bring bottled water and probably should have.
    Marcelino L.
    Aug 29, 2023
    This place is great. You're far away from the nearest town yet can get there quickly. Night times are magical for star gazing. You have wifi, so you can make calls and text messages, and navigation works fine out there. We were a family of 8 that stayed for 9 nights and all felt comfortable in the space. It's off the grid but we didnt have any issues with water, power, or gas for cooking( and we washed clothes and cooked every day). It's a great home and our little ones love telling their frends the story of living on the lava flow.
    Frank v.
    Aug 28, 2023
    All in all, a lovely stay in a peaceful setting. Bit strange description of the "grumpy neighbor"; we did not see him so no comments from our side. The house was clean and fully equipped. In the dark this house is difficult to find though. Hike to the lava cliffs is very nice though!