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Recent Molokai reviews

  • Wonderful Yard

    "The other reviews do a nice job of describing Molokai. I'd only say that we wish that we'd had more time on the island. A long weekend wasn't enough to explore everything. The property itself is delightful. The yard really is as large as the pictures make it look. It's landscaped in such a way that we couldn't see the house to the south and only from the back of the yard could we see the house to the north, so it feels very private. There are many coconut palms (and we had fresh coconut on our last day after finding one that had fallen), papaya trees, lilikoi, and lots of other things I don't know the names of. As others have mentioned, the gazebo is quite nice for morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. From the house and the yard, there is a clear view of Maui and Lanai. (I think that was also Kaho'Olawe in the distance.) As you'd expect from somewhere relatively rural, at night there are zillions of stars. Being on the east end of the island, you will want to stock up on food, etc., since there's no quick trip to the store. On the other hand, it's quiet and peaceful with little traffic. The house itself works well. The space is laid out efficiently, so we felt like we had enough space for cooking, eating, sleeping, and lounging around. I hope to be able to return to Molokai soon to explore what we missed. I'd definitely stay here again."
    Guest: oldbike Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 7, 2014
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  • an amazing retreat

    "We just returned from a week at this beautiful house and miss it already. The house is large, comfortable and breezy. It is decorated with fantastic wood furniture and lots of local art. It felt like we were staying in someone's much-loved home. The pool and hot tub are an added luxury. Plus, the location can't be beat. We traveled all over the island and while there are plenty of beautiful vistas and welcoming beaches, Papohaku Beach stands out because of its 3 miles of sand and crashing waves. We often had the beach all to ourselves. We've traveled a lot and stayed in many vrbo homes around the world but we decided that this was our favorite vacation ever. We will be back!"
    Guest: Amanda S. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 13, 2015
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  • A true get away from civilization, but with amenities

    "Unobstructed view/walk to the surf. Wake to the sound of tropical birds; turkeys, Mynas, Red crested cardinals and lots more made their regular rounds each day. Condo is spacious and has good shower, kitchen and king size bed. Internet is not easy to get onto and smoke alarm was beeping that it needed new battery. But it was easy to unplug from civilization and just listen to the surroundings. You definitely need to rent a car but the remote locale is worth it. Very private."
    Guest: Mickie H Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014
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  • relaxation destination

    "A great 1BR condo. Probably has best location among all of the other units at the property. Want to watch gorgeous unobstructed sunsets? You can do so on your patio. Want to feel the sand beneath your toes? That's a 60 second walk. A few tips for future guests: (1) the pool was closed while we were there, so ask Dorothy if it will be open for your visit; (2) if you're arriving on a Sunday, try to get to Molokai earlier in the day. The main grocery store is closed on Sunday, although there are a few mini-marts that will have enough to hold you over until Monday (at least one liquor store is open on Sunday, as well); (3) if you're coming from another island and have room, consider bringing some of your own food over -- if you thought Maui/Kauai/Oahu prices are high, wait until you see Molokai costs (e.g., $7 for a medium-sized bag of potato chips); (4) make sure you head up the beach (to your left if facing the ocean) and hike up the little bluff. There are some well-defined paths to follow. Otherwise, simply be prepared to have a peaceful and relaxing time in this lovely condo."
    Guest: calb0205 Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 6, 2015
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Molokai Travel Tips

Molokai: Hawaii's Secret Paradise

To many people, the attraction of visiting Hawaii is the glitz and glamour of the many stylish hotels. Indeed, they create a great vibe but sometimes it's nice to experience how the islands felt when there were just beaches, palm trees and tracts of tropical forests. The island of Molokai is one of the least developed of the Hawaiian Islands. The residents are proud of the natural and cultural heritage that has been preserved here, and once you've spent a little while on Molokai, you'll soon appreciate why. Molokai vacation rentals are suitable for the traveler who enjoys nature, prefers to get away from the tourist bustle, and does not need modern conveniences to be entertained. It's a great place for that romantic getaway, anniversary celebration or quiet family holiday where you can spend some quality time together exploring the island's many treasures.

A Home Away From Home at Molokai Condos

Staying in a vacation home on Molokai, you can get a true glimpse of Hawaiian lifestyle. There is seldom any traffic on the roads and a great way to explore is to hire bicycles and ride along the coast. You'll soon find yourself sharing the island greeting of "Aloha" with people you pass by. Most of the homes are fully equipped and all you need to bring along is your groceries which you can stock up on at one of the local stores. Compared to some of the more developed islands, accommodations on Molokai are much more affordable which means you can stretch your travel budget and stay a little longer.

Things to see and do on Molokai

If you arrive at Molokai by boat from Maui, you will disembark at the Kaunakakai Warf which is the main harbor and marina on the island. Aside from regular ferries, many charter companies operate from here. You can book a leisurely sunset cruise or a deep sea fishing excursion. You could also go scuba diving or enjoy watching the humpback whales play in the waves in season. If you happen to be at the wharf on a summer weekend, you can watch the locals in their six-person canoe races. There's a great vibe as the crowds cheer on the paddlers and teams fight it out for victory.

Kalaupapa is a special reserve that was once a leper colony. It is spectacularly beautiful and there are amazing views from the cliffs. Access is restricted but you can join an organized tour and experience the history and natural beauty of the area. Most tours include a hike and mule ride as you explore the various historic sites. Father Damien was a priest who dedicated his life to caring for the lepers and the area is a memorial to his faithful service.

There are several other preserves on Molokai where you can go hiking. Some are on private land and access can only be gained if accompanied by a registered guide on an organized tour. Many people view a hike to the Hipuapua and Moa'ula Falls in the Halawa Valley as a highlight of their trips. The falls cascade down through two large rock pools. You can enjoy a swim in the lower pool but only if you abide by a local custom. Legend has it that the pool is home to a large lizard--a "mo'o." You need to first ask permission to swim by floating a ti leaf on the pool. If it floats, you may swim but if it sinks, it means the mo'o does not want you to swim and you should not enter.

The beaches are one of Molokai's greatest attractions. Beautiful, white palm-fringed sands create the perfect setting for that romantic moment. There are many beachfront properties to choose from when browsing for Molokai lodging, like Kaluakoi oceanfront condos. Imagine sitting on the deck and watching the waves gently roll onto the beach as the sun dips below the horizon.

Getting to Molokai

Hawaii's main airport is Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Molokai is located between Oahu and Maui and just a short ferry ride across the bay. Once on the island, you can get around easily by taking a taxi, renting a car or hiring a bicycle.

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