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Leslie Dunbar

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Dunbar Beachfront Cottages-Pauwalu - Kainalu, Molokai

11 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Kaunakakai Cottage Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Your own secluded beach awaits on the lush East end of Moloka'i.

Here, on the most Hawaiian island, the stress and worries of the modern world seem to wash away with each new tide.

Here is Hawai'i as it once was. Peaceful, relaxed and beautiful. The Hawai'i of 50 years ago.

Come! Let the magic of the warm Pacific and this wonderful island soothe your soul.

Come! Enjoy the serenity of Kainalu.

Our vacation home is situated right at the water's edge and has its own secluded beach. The 2 bedroom, one bath designs provide panoramic vistas of the islands of Maui, Lana'i and Kaho'olawe. Perfect vantage points for whale watching from December through April.

The Pauwalu house is at beach level and is probably the better choice for families with small children or those with special access needs. Sleeps four comfortably with queen bed in the master bedroom and 2 twin beds in the second bedroom.

Safe swimming and snorkeling can be enjoyed year-round here or at other locations within a mile of the cottages.

Please visit our website at molokai-beachfront-cottages for more information.

Keywords: cottage, beach house, bungalow

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leslie Dunbar (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello!

We wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It was everything we hoped it would be, and so much more. We loved the island and the sights we saw. Such beauty! Thank you again, and we look forward to another and longer stay!
Jan 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

Dunbar Beachfront Cottages-Pauwalu - Kainalu, Molokai
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews
4

Beautiful view!!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the Pauwalu cottage for 3 nights. The sunrise from the private beach is breathtaking. The little crabs are entertaining and we were the only two people in sight. The afternoons on the private beach were very relaxing.

I had a minor accident on a hike and called the owner for advice on a doctor. She called me back immediately with some recommendations. Even though it was in the evening, she didn't seem bothered and was eager to help and make my stay a good one.

The cottage was a good size and had plenty of amenities. The bed was a little uncomfortable and we had to use the two pillows from the spare bedroom. Luckily, there were just two of us. It would have been nice to have some extra pillows, as there were only 4 total and they were a little flat.

I would definitely stay at this cottage again (and request extra pillows next time).

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cassie, I was wondering about you and how your injury was. I hope it all worked out okay. I apologize for the bed. It is a relatively new queen purchased in 2014. Did you find it too soft or too hard? Thanks for the tip about the pillows. I will replace them today. Aloha, Leslie
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Madison, MS
5

Pauwalu Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our stay for over a week at the Pauwalu Cottage was fantastic. The cottage was a perfect size for two, isolated, private, and furnishing its own beach. The views from the balcony were spectacular. We ate in every night and had no trouble finding the necessary pots, pans, utensils, and dishes - the house was well stocked. Of course, the beauty of Molokai and the charming people we met added immensely to the experience. We would highly recommend this property for adults. It was a most memorable time, and we can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

Treat yourself to a Home in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a relatively short (4-night) visit to Molokai, staying only at the Pauwalu Cottage. It was remarkable and lovely; we will definitely stay again next time we visit.

The house itself was very clean, looked just like the pictures, and was well stocked with necessities (utensils and kitchen gadgets, briquet bbq, towels, paper towels, etc.). We followed the advice and did some shopping on the way from the airport -- although mostly we ate out. (This is Molokai, so that means plate lunch or choosing from a very few, very casual restaurants "in town" (Kaunakakai); so have realistic expectations.) There is no AC but the breeze and the fans were consistent and the screens worked great (no mosquitos got in -- but take a little mosquito repellant for the island; it would have been nice for the outdoor restaurants), so it was not missed. Booking was really easy and communication was prompt and friendly.

The house is out towards the east end of the island and it's very comfortable (and 25 minutes from any dinner place), so grab stuff for one or more dinners at the house. Each morning and evening we spent at least an hour watching the waves and the ocean and reading on the lanai, and we would have stayed even more if we had planned groceries better. The deck and sunsets were my favorite things (and there was a lot to love from the house and the island).

A note about the island: we loved Molokai and found folks to be very friendly when we took the time to chat but it is a somewhat different kind of vacation: slower, less posh, less convenient, more independent, etc. If that appeals, you will LOVE it and this cottage (and the other which is 2 minutes away and looked lovely too) is a perfect place. Enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingman, Arizona. USA
5

Dunbar cottages - Pauwalu cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Pauwalu Cottage for a full week.

The cottage exceeded our expectations. OMG....our own private beach! No neighbors, and totally quiet except for an occasional car going by on the nearby road. A true tropical paradise as we were on the east side of the island (greener).

Beautiful views of Lanai and Maui. At night you can see the lights from Maui.....awesome! We did everything we planned on during our visit to Molokai, including just chilling out for a few days at our wonderful cottage.

We plan on coming back soon, probably during the whale migration season. We could view from our cottage porch.

Loved every minute.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingman, Arizona. USA
5

Dunbar cottages - Pauwalu cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Pauwalu Cottage for a full week.

The cottage exceeded our expectations. OMG....our own private beach! No neighbors, and totally quiet except for an occasional car going by on the nearby road. A true tropical paradise as we were on the east side of the island (greener).

Beautiful views of Lanai and Maui. At night you can see the lights from Maui.....awesome! We did everything we planned on during our visit to Molokai, including just chilling out for a few days at our wonderful cottage.

We plan on coming back soon, probably during the whale migration season. We could view from our cottage porch.

Loved every minute.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington State
5

Corey and Mary Ann

  • 5 of 5

We stayed one week at the Dunbar cottage for our honeymoon. Perfect. Very quiet. Two to three miles to small grocery. Beautiful views. Easy access to safe water, excellent wading. Cottage is cute, comfortable, very clean, well provisioned for cooking. Owners description and pictures are accurate. We recommend the drive to Halawa Valley. We have recommended this property to friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Ho'olehua
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Kaunakakai
Car: necessary

The Dunbar Beachfront Cottages are located in Kainalu, Molokai on the east end of the island. They are about 18 miles and a half hour's drive east of the main town of Kaunakakai. The cottages are a quarter of a mile apart with nothing between them but ocean and shoreline.

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Rates & Availability

Kaunakakai Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$190
$1,330
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Tax Rate 13.42%

Permit# CP 2000/0013
Hawaii State Tax ID#W20447804-01

50% due at time of booking which can be refunded, less a $50 cancellation fee, until 60 days prior to arrival when balance is due. Cancellations within 60 days of arrival are non-refundable. However, we will gladly refund whatever nights we are able to rebook.

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Amenities

Kaunakakai Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower/Tub Combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Port a crib upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Your own secluded beach

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