Suite in Hawaii House, amazing view


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Suite in modern Hawaii house, with an incredible view of South Point located on a non-certified sustainable organic farm.

"The Terraces" is the life long dream of founder, Stacey Richards. It was created to provide an environment for people to learn about their health and nutrition, as well as provide a venue for community activities.

In Hawaii we have a word: "Ohana". Now, the literal meaning of Ohana is family. but the way it is often used is to describe a guest house or spare bedroom, because that is where your Ohana would stay. So at The Terraces we try to provide both.

A place to rest your head and a place where you feel at home. The Terraces is a place where you are treated as Ohana. We are glad to have you on the island, and believe that most businesses try to color your Hawaii experience one way or another. The point of our farm, is that we don't. Hawaii is a beautiful place. Where you can have fun all day, and always come back to our Ohana and yours.
"The Terraces" is a educational and demonstration sustainable farm. Located on the south side of Hawaii's Big Island. We specialize in every thing from fresh food, to the Hawaii experience. But every thing we do here we do with love, a smile, and the Aloha spirit.

The Terraces' motto is, "where small things matter, choose wisely."

Our mission is to provide an environment in paradise, where you choose your vacation.

We have every thing from vegetables and meals, to Big Island knowledge. But that is far from the end product. Here we are trying to make a place, a home, and a foundation for the Hawaii experience YOU want.

We have good cell phone service, and parking and we can tell you about many of the "secret spots" in Hawaii ... but we do not have cable TV and internet access is via cell phone link.

We have plenty of fresh air and a 2980 foot elevation that makes air conditioning or heating obsolete. At night you can look out and on a clear night, see all the stars in the Milky Way that you miss in more "civilized" locations.

The suite has a large bedroom, large living room and bathroom.

Infant and child beds, as well as floor mats are available. Teens and older children are welcome to sleep in our son's tree house, as he and his friends did many, many, nights.

Local attractions include: South Point, Green Sand Beach, Black Sand Beach (Punulu'u), the fishing village of Milolii, Nahalehu, Manuka State Park, Wood Valley, Road to the Sea, Hookena, Whittington Beach State Park, Pahala, coffee farms and Wood Valley.

Local activities include: hiking, swimming, snorkeling, ocean side cliffs for jumping and diving, snorkeling, volcanoes, lava hikes, dolphin swims, and whales (in season).

We are neither a B&B nor a restaurant so we can not serve meals and charge for them. However, sit-down dinners are important to us. We welcome our guests, as friends, to eat with our family and contribute what they will toward the cost of food and preparation as a donation ... we have no hard and fast rules, we just want to keep it revenue neutral. We solicit your preferences and see meals as enjoyable social occasions, just let us know when you want join us and we will try to accommodate you, or if you need to have any box lunches made for your excursions.

Prices include local tax of 13.5%.


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Calendar Last updated Jan 06, 2023
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Phil built a little paradise for himself

We arrived quite late at night but Phil helped us make our way in to park the car. Phil built a little paradise for himself and It is very interesting to see how dedicated and long term self made project can go. Around the house, Phil built little gardens, observation points (the view is something !), and a couple of private bungalows.

Visited on "October - 2016

Very nice people

Very nice people, hospitable.. Stayed up way late for us the first night! Good ideas for sight seeing.

Visited on "October - 2016

The surroundings are beautiful

Phillip and his family were incredible hosts. We felt welcome the moment we step into the house. The surroundings are beautiful, with plenty of plants and flowers. We felt really cozy in the bedroom and the bed was really confortable. Thank you very much Phillip, we look forward in seeing you again on our next trip to Big Island.

Visited on "October - 2016

The cabin was cute and very private.

Philip and his family were very welcoming and friendly. He was happy to share his knowledge of the island. He made sure I was well prepared for my daily excursions. The cabin was cute and very private. It was quiet and peaceful. The stars in the night sky were amazing.

Visited on "July - 2016

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