Welcome to Kūaloli
Aloha & Welcome to Kūaloli Retreats
Kūaloli pronounced (koo-ah-low-lee) derives its name from the Hawaiian word for metamorphosis, symbolizing our mission to facilitate gatherings, encourage personal transformation, celebrate beauty and embrace joy making it an idyllic haven for happiness and exploration.
Welcome to Kūaloli, a one-of-a-kind property designed to create the perfect backdrop for healing retreats, events, and weddings. Nestled amidst the dramatic geological landscapes and lush fruit trees that define this part of the Big Island, Kūaloli offers a truly unique experience.
Our mission is to revitalize and share with individuals from all corners of the globe who are seeking to reconnect with the healing properties of nature, joy, beauty, health, and awe. Kūaloli serves as a versatile retreat center, accommodating a variety of retreats including but not limited to Yoga, Meditation, and Healing Retreats. We offer comfortable overnight accommodations, delectable jungle-to-table meals, on-site classes, special events, personalized retreats, and even weddings.
Our three-acre, off-grid haven sits atop dried lava beds, where the jungle meets the ocean, providing a serene environment for restoration and tranquility. Here, you'll encounter the wild, raw, untamed, and profound elements of nature.
Kūaloli is distinguished by its opulent array of fruit-bearing coconut, banana, mango, papaya, avocado, cashew, lilikoi, citrus, noni, cacao trees, and more. Additionally, our property boasts flowering butterfly habitats, blooming lotus ponds, and a thriving jungle ecosystem that never fails to enchant our guests. The overall ambiance strikes a balance between a Botanical Garden and a Sanctuary.
Located at the base of Kilauea, a half mile from the renowned Kehena Black Sand Beach, often called Dolphin Cove, a brief drive to the lava tube heated hot springs, and an array of natural wonders, our retreat center is sure to delight your senses and ignite your soul.
Whether you're planning a short stay, an entire week, or an extended monthly retreat, we're here to help you immerse yourself in nature and rediscover your inner self. Reach out to us to discover how Kūaloli can best cater to your unique needs and aspirations.
Experience the MANA, the spiritual energy, of the Big Island as you envelop yourself in the untamed and pristine essence.
Seva Retreat in Hawaii
Join us for a unique retreat inspired by the Hawaiian concept of 'ohana'—a deep sense of belonging—and the essence of selfless service, known as Seva, as experienced in Karma Yoga. Under the expert guidance of Robin Duryea, this retreat is tailor-made for individuals seeking a week of collaborative and communal living, fostering connections with each other and the land.
April 20 - 27, 2024
Yoga and Meditation Retreats
Work Trade Opportunities
Artist in Residency
Night, Week, Monthly Lodging
This was a lovely retreat. I felt welcomed into Robin's beautiful life full of abundance and beauty. I learned a lot, ate delicious meals every day, and the jungalow was so cozy and comfortable.