Aloha Crater Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... It's a lovely town that has been through a lot - lashed by tsunamis, threatened by lava flows, and racked by a changing economy. They've withstood it all, so it has a charm that shows through some of it's older, worn buildings. What has struck me most about this side of the island compared to the Kona side is that this is real Hawaii, where the real locals live their everyday lives in their everyday houses ... not the touristy, vacation rental, resort world of the Kona ...
Today was so fascinating driving through the Chain of Craters Road. We saw steam vents, lava but not new lava, craters, petroglyphs (ancient rock carvings) and lava tubes.
The drive is only 19 miles each way but has so many amazing stops along the way it took us 5 hours. I have hundreds of photos as I could not stop ...
... and the crashing incoming ocean waves. It’s a paradise.
... floor is inhabited with locals mostly farming taro ( which poi is made from). Also, most of the people live off the grid, which means they have no utilities of any kind. There also are wild horses on the valley floor. We rode the horses on roads, across streams, and down the streams. Flowers and fruit were everywhere. After the horse back ride, we sampled just picked fresh star fruit, yummy! We rode ...
... of the park, with a long winding drive up to the Lodge you find this beautiful Hawaiian Craftsman lodge. Plenty of privacy, peace, walks and trails on the property prepare you for your trip up to the park. An almost magical experience in itself. Comfort is key and attention to detail inside and out is wonderful. Nothing left to chance with even a nearby Innkeeper to cater ...