Hawaii (Big Island) Journals

Hawaii's Hidden Jewel

An October 2002 trip to Hawaii (Big Island) by Cindyeee

Quote: Vacation Internationale Sea Mountain is a hidden gem. There is a beautiful ocean view, pool, and hot tub steps away from green turtles, black sand beach, and golf. The units are great. It is also near Volcano National Park. We stay at Sea Mountain often. You'll love it too!
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Best Things Nearby:Just up the street from a black sand beach where green sea turtles swim in the waves, sun on the sand, and nest on the shore. This is near the southern most point in the United States, sacred to the Hawaiians. The little town of Naalehu is small but charming, with a great public market early Saturday morning. Also nearby is the Volcano National Park.Best Things About the Resort:The units are very nice. Ask for the handicapped unit (no. 61) just behind the pool. The pool and barbeque area are very nice, and there is a great hot tub. The Pacific Ocean is your backdrop. Resort Experience:The one-bedroom, one-bath handicapped unit just behin...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 14, 2004

Vacation Internationale Sea Mountain
95-788 Ninole Loop Rd.
Hawaii, Big Island, Hawaii 96777
(800) 444-6633

Kilauea Lodge & Restaurant

Restaurant | "Kilauea Lodge"

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This is a local favorite for celebrations and special occasions. In fact, if you let them know of your special day, they will print it on the menu that night. They have a lot of unusual specials, including wild game. The restaurant is located in a former YMCA camp, and its fireplace is very unique. This is actually a bed-and-breakfast. If you spend the night, a nice brunch is included. Dinner is open to the public by reservation only. The brunch is for overnight guests only. There is a good wine selection too! This is not for those on a budget, and remember, this is Hawaii. Service will be according to "local" time. Relax and enjoy!

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 14, 2004

Kilauea Lodge & Restaurant
Old Volcano Highway
Hawaii, Big Island, Hawaii 96785
(808) 967-7366