Eco-Retreat & Permaculture Center on the Big Island




Welcome To Hawaiian Sanctuary

Eco-Retreat & Permaculture Center

 Enjoy comfortable accommodations amidst the lush tropical rainforest.

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Workshops, classes, intensives and sooo much more. Be a lifelong learner.

Plant Aloha Free Class Series
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Interns are the lifeblood of our operations. Work, play and grow in paradise.

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Our Retreats

Cacao Bootcamp Retreat Summer 2018

October 8,  - October 12, 2018

Join Nat Blatter of Madre Chocolate and our team of Hawaii chocolate growers and makers for 5 sweet days in paradise October 8th-Until October 12, 2018, at Cacao Bootcamp. Learn to make chocolate from tree-to-bar! The retreat includes:
– Daily master classes in cacao cultivation, processing, fermenting, pouring, tempering, and packaging.
– Learn the rich history of cacao.
– Explore cacao farms.
– Daily excursions: waterfalls, remote beaches, local favorites, lava viewing.
– Daily yoga, sauna and hot tub for your holistic experience.
– Daily farm to table meals.
– Five nights hotel-esque accommodations on a 44-acre food Forrest and wellness center.
– Transportation to and from the airport and to all adventures.
– Make lasting friendships and connections.
– Find your inner alchemist and immerse yourself in the magic of Hawaii.

Experience Aloha

Enjoy Heaven on Earth

The balmy air, smell of flowers, Hawaiian culture, blue Hawaiian moonlight, living, loving learning with the vibrant colors of nature and our friendly community. Experience a tropical oasis of natural beauty and abundance on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Live in a cooperative community environment while exploring sustainability, Hawaiian style.

Live in our eco- lodge rooms while immersing yourself in farm life, daily yoga, cultural classes (hula and more).

Relax and rejuvenate in our holistic spa/jungle gym facilities with a personalized detox program.

Adventure to nearby lava flows, waterfalls and exotic black sand beaches.

Discover why the Hawaiians call this the “Healing Island”.


Eco-Friendly Accommodations

Relax and Enjoy the Jungle.

cacao on bed

We offer a diverse number of unique accommodations that are full of character and sure to please.

Whether you prefer a more hotel-esque Hawaiian experience, or simple room, you are sure to feel right at home.

All lodging guests receive a free piece of our bean-to-bar chocolate made fresh from Hawaiian Sanctuary’s cacao trees!

Be sure to check out our rooms page to get an inside view of each of our accommodations.


Our Location

Nestled deep within paradise.

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