COVID-19 - Safety & Protection is Our Priority - More Info
Kilauea Volcano Eruption Active Again!
On September 30, 2021
Lava activity returned to the Halema'uma'u Summit Crater
See the red glow in the park afterdark!
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has recently opened
roads and trails to the summit with
previously inaccessible views of
the 2018 Kilauea Caldera Collapse
the 2020 Kilauea Summit Eruption
and the current 2021 Kilauea Summit Eruption
Book now for fall dates!
Call or Book Direct Online
On August 23 the Governor of Hawaii's recommended delaying travel to Hawaii through October. We are still receiving guests. Since it is currently not an official mandate we are not adjusting our cancellation policy at this time.
Unvaccinated Mainland Travelers
need to use
Pre-Travel Testing Partners & Programs
to be Exempt From the 10-day Quarantine
Vaccinated Mainland Travelers
Effective July 8, the state of Hawaii will eliminate its pre-travel testing/quarantine requirements for domestic travelers who have proof of being fully vaccinated in the United States.
Restrictions lifted on June 15, 2021 for
inter-island travel between the Hawaiian Islands
Update on Rental Car Shortage
Hawaii, like many vacation destinations, is currently experiencing a rental car shortage.
We suggest Turo as an alternative to the main car rental companies. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) advises visitors to plan ahead and book their car rental first before making the rest of their travel arrangements. For additional resources, HTA has just posted a list of alternate transportation options. You can find the list on HTA’s website:
Big Island Residents
The Volcano Rainforest Retreat Welcomes
Local Residents for Staycations
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is Open
International Travelers must have negative Covid test within 72 hours or proof of a Covid Vaccine given in the United States or one of itʻs territories, please check Hawaii Safe Travelʻs Website.
E Komo Mai - Welcome to the Island
Our boutique B&B celebrates travelers with a passion for adventure arriving from the mainland. The enchanted rainforest is calling you to be our guest and enjoy our Hawaiian lifestyle.
Please see the About Page for the Reinstated Standard Cancellation Policy 4/26/21
Welcome to the Volcano Rainforest Retreat
Private Cottages on the Big Island of Hawaii, Adjacent to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
A Boutique Bed & Breakfast
Volcano Rainforest Retreat Bed & Breakfast offers a casually elegant Big Island lodging getaway with four architecturally distinctive private guest cottages. Savor the contemporary appeal and charm of rich wood interiors with floor to ceiling windows that look out into the heart of the rain forest. Relax in a private hot tub only steps from your door. A few minutes drive to Volcano Village offers a variety of charming restaurants, quaint cafes, eclectic art galleries, farmer’s market and historic homes. The B&B, nearby village and national park is a must-stay destination.
A Native Hawaiian Rain Forest
The bed & breakfast retreat is nestled under a lush canopy of giant tree ferns and lofty Ohia trees in a native Hawaiian rain forest, 3800 feet above the sea, on the slopes of Kilauea Volcano. Each retreat accommodation is set into the misty mossy surroundings with deep respect for its wild natural beauty, and emerges as a living part of the primal landscape. The magical rain forest setting offers world travelers an intimate getaway, a peaceful retreat and an active adventure in a place of great natural beauty.
Kilauea Volcano - Scientist reported that the lava lake eruption in Halema'uma'u at the summit of Kilauea Volcano has erupted again on September 30th.Hike along the crater's edge and view the remarkable geological changes at the summit of Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, ten minutes from Volcano Rainforest Retreat B&B. Witness the 2018 1600ft collapse of Kilauea Caldera. The trails in the park are open and visitors can safely walk along the crater rim. A few miles from Volcano Rainforest Retreat B&B, hike, bike or drive the magnificent landscape at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Hawaiian Islands’ most visited natural attraction. Explore primal rain forest, lava tubes, desert trails, ancient petroglyphs, old lava flows and new land where the lava once entered the sea from one of the most active volcanoes on earth. Experience ‘aloha aina', love of the land, and the enduring spirit of the Hawaiian people and their culture.
Reviews from millions of Tripadvisor travelers place this Hotel
in the top 10% worldwide.
Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice 2021
Volcano Rainforest Retreat
- Private handcrafted cottages with skylights
- Forest views and covered decks
- Hot Tubs
- Romantic gas fireplaces
- Breakfast in the privacy of your cottage
- Kitchens and kitchenettes
- High-Speed Wireless Internet
* dense, wet conditions in the rain forest can affect speed
(Please use your unlimited cellular data/hotspot for faster connection and to stream videos & movies)
- DVD/CD selection
- Guest parking and private carports
- Volcano Village restaurants and galleries