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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"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."
Guest: Eric and DrewDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
"Everything about our stay at Geoff's and Lisa's cottage was wonderful. The Molokai experience was just what we were looking for as we'd visited some of the other islands and disliked the crowds and traffic. We not only had our own private beach here, we had entire beaches to ourselves when we went sightseeing. There were 4 of us sharing the larger cottage, and it was very comfortable, nicely furnished and had everything we needed for our week's stay. The soaking tubs were great to relax in with a cocktail. All of the "locals" were extremely friendly and helpful. So many tried to help the guys with their fishing gear and what to use for bait. Our neighbor, Dino, always had an idea to try and he shared some of his catch with us. He and Minnie bent over backwards to make sure we had everything we needed. We teased them about barbecueing one of their roosters as it gave us early morning wake ups but we enjoyed the gorgeous sunrises each day. The property is very lush and the private beach would be an ideal area for small children to swim. It was fun for us too. We definitely would like to come back again and would recommend this true Hawaiian aloha experience to everyone."
Guest: KarenDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 4, 2015
"This little cottage is without a doubt the most tranquil and lovely spot I have stayed at in Hawaii. I've rented six different VRBO houses, one on Molokai and on the other Islands. And, while I've loved those vacations, this was absolutely the loveliest setting with wonderful 'neighbors' far enough away from the residence so if you wanted to, you could go days without seeing another person. Lovely seclusion at the beach too. We took the kayaks out at dawn in the peace and watched the sun rise up from the ocean.
The beach and reef are awesome, and the snorkeling we were discovering at the end was the best we had seen at Molokai. Straight out and to the left before the breakers. We even saw a little seahorse on our trip back in. Lovely waters.
If you love peace, and want a place to recharge your 'batteries'... a retreat.. this is the place for you. It is an adventure, too, with the fresh fruit and fish that James and Lauren share with the cottage tenant... and be sure to ask James to get some fresh shrimp for you if you like it... the best I have ever had."
Guest: Leah B.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 22, 2015
"We enjoyed our week at your condo. It is a quiet location and well kept up. The beaches are fantastic and nearly deserted; in my opinion some of the best in the world. The unit has beach towels and mats and chairs, fins, mask, snorkel, boogie boards, tennis racquets and balls, which is a nice touch. The complex is well kept, and the pool very very nice. We had good wireless and cell reception in the unit, so you can stay in touch a little bit, but the main reason to come to Molokai is to relax and do nothing for a few days!"
Guest: ErikDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 19, 2015