Buddhist Soto Zen meditation
Future Forests Retreat Cottage, LLC

Paradisus Terrestris

Kailua - Kona, Big Island
1 Bedroom, Full Bath, Sleeps 1, kitchenette & breakfast nook

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$110 per night, 6 night minimum
$70 Night = $2100 / Monthly

Price includes all Taxes. One time Cleaning fee -$20.00 per booking

Please confirm dates before you book. cottage@forestnursery.com
25 % Deposit to Book

Balance due 24 hours before arrival

Credit Card with Paypal or Google Check out. You may also send a Personal Check or Money Order. After booking you may pay with Cash for the balance on arrival

Internet Provided

Linens Provided

Pets Allowed

Smoking Permitted


Location & Getting Around with Public Transportation

Future Forests Nursery, LLC


Serene retreat cottage in a native Hawaiian forest, just 5 miles from Kailua Kona. Wake up with the song birds and a gorgeous tropical garden setting with orchids and tropical flowers everywhere. This retreat cottage is located in a gated three-acre property in an upscale Kona neighborhood. There are good roads for a normal car. No 4-wheel drive is needed. Private entrance and private parking. The retreat cottage is totally private from the street and from the main house. Cool Hawaiian cloud forest on Hualalai mountain at 2200' elevation. It is wonderful to come back to the cool mountain air after a day at the beach or in hot sun of Kailua-Kona, to a lovely cottage room surrounded by trees. (People really appreciate it!) Enjoy a leisurely morning cup of Kona coffee and look at the Atlas of Hawaii, Birds of Hawaii, Fish of Hawaii and other reference books and magazines. This is a local Hawaiian experience. You are away from the tourist condos and hotels, but centrally located to everything; snorkling, beaches, shopping, restaurants, movie theatres, hiking.

Feel free to explore all of the gardens, where you will see hundreds of orchids, fruit trees, and native forest species. Use the Buddhist meditation hall and make yourself at home on the property. You will see many tropical flowers, orchids, and trees at this Hawaiian tree nursery. Five miles to beaches, Kailua town (restauraunts and shopping), and airport.

Fully furnished cottage with a living room, bedroom and kitchenette. It is spacious and very comfortable. The bedrooom has a double bed, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, desk, rocker reading chair, 5-disc CD player / radio, TV (for movies only), and full bathroom, with a tub/shower. The kitchenette has a lovely breakfast nook, and includes: refrigerator, 2 burner hot plate, toaster, rice cooker, coffee maker,french press, and all utensils. Towels, linens, and beach towels are provided. There is high speed wireless internet. Clean and comfortable retreat cottage on sacred grounds. Massage services can be provided in your space or the meditation hall.

There is a pond, Tree nursery and a Buddhist Zen meditation hall on the grounds. You may walk around the gardens, have lunch under the trees, and sit meditation any time you wish. Or ask about the private garden tour. Take time for a close look at a plant nursery in Hawaii. See the wondrous tropical plants that will make your heart smile. Have tea and chat about the Island, it's ecosystems and biota. You will enjoy it! Please email us for more information or download more information (PDF) If you want something local and very special this is the place for you.

We are a Green Business and take care to keep the retreat cottage very clean and beautiful. We do not use harsh chemicals. Check-in is 3pm, check-out is 11am- 12 noon. We are happy to accomodate you if you need to check out later if the retreat cottage is not booked.

The average temperatures are: 73 degrees F year round
Jan- Feb.: Lows at night 55 degrees F, Highs day time 75 degrees F
March- Dec.: Lows at night 65 degrees F, Highs day time 75 degrees F
The coldest months of the year are January and Feburary. Summer time is the rainy season, the dry season is in the winter.

No coqui frogs or roosters in this special upcountry Kona location!

A 25% deposit is required to book. The deposit is refundable up to 21 days before you arrive. Any cancelations after that are non-refundable.
For reservations or more information please contact:

Phone: ( 808) 325 - 2377
E-mail: cottage@forestnursery.com

Future Forests kitchen nookFuture Forests Kitchen

Living room

Future Forests Garden

Meditation on Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.

See Future Forests Nursery, a nursery of native Hawaiian plants and tropical hardwood trees.
Walk the 3 acre grounds full of tropical flowers, orchids, lily pond, wild pheasants, and a cat named Fiona.

See what is blooming at Future Forests:
tropical appleSharwil avacado

January-Febuary: Cymbidium orchids
March-April: Mulberry
May-July: Apples
July-August: Oranges, lemons, grapefruit
October thur January: Avocados
All year: Anthuriums, narangillo

We grow anthuriums! They make lovely houseplants. We ship anywhere in the US and to some other countries.

Kamehameha Butterfly