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Wavecrest Molokai Retreat. Hawaiian style Ground Floor no stairs

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

1 bedroom 1 bath, Queen memory foam, queen sofa pullout

If you are looking for a relaxing vacation look no further. The island of Molokai is not your typical tourist island. There are no stop lights and very minimal traffic. If you just want sun, sand, and relaxing this is your place. If you want to party this is not your place.

The bedroom has a Queen Size bed with memory foam. The kitchen has new appliances, a microwave, dishwasher, and kitchenware for your cooking, even though you don't cook much in Hawaii. The laundry room is 20 feet down the hall and laundry basket in the closet.

Snorkel, boogie boards, chairs, umbrella, chest are at the condo for your daily exploring experiences.

Free wireless Internet in the unit or poolside, for your convenience.

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Kris Chernik
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Kris Chernik

I have owned this condo for over 13 years. The island of Molokai is pretty much as it has always been, small quiet and friendly. I have finally retired and live part time in Alaska and part time on Molokai! I didn't choose this island it chose me!

Kris Chernik purchased this condo in 2003

Why Kris Chernik chose Molokai

Hawaii is only 5 1/2 flight from Alaska and the island of Molokai is different than any other island. You either love it or you don't. I do!!!!

What makes this condo unique

Molokai 20 minutes from craziness and commercialism. This is the old style Hawaii, no stop lights, just the Aloha spirit!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Wavecrest Molokai Retreat. Hawaiian style Ground Floor no stairs
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Wonderful Vacation Condo with Great View

  • 5 of 5

This condo was very comfortable for two adults. Had a full kitchen that was well stocked with cooking supplies. Great view of the ocean and easy access to the pool. I loved being on the ground floor and being able just to walk out from the condo to the grounds. The pool here is absolutely gorgeous, always clean and the perfect temperature. I highly recommend staying here. Wavecrest is beautiful. We much preferred the east end of the island where this condo is located.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better value for your money

  • 4 of 5

Staying at Wavecrest costed less than staying at other hotels/condos, but it provided so much more. The place was extremely quiet. WE might have been the loudest people there. Everything was totally clean. I actually expected dust or dead roaches, as has been my experience with condos in Hawaii in the past, but none were to be found. With the kind of summer we are having, keeping roaches out is an impressive feat! Communication with the owner was efficient, quick, and easy. The best part, there were lots of condiments and cooking amenities which made it easy to feed ourselves, because there are no restaurants close by. Quick tip, make sure you pick up food and everything else you might need in town before you drive out to Wavecrest. It'll make your life easier.

There were small details that could have been improved, thus the 4 stars, but nothing that would keep me from coming again. The washer and dryer were broken. Although there was another washer and dryer in the building, one was broken and the other didn't work well. We went to next building and they worked ok, but it was a lot of time spent on trying to wash one load of clothes. Also, we spent so much money on the dryer because it was so weak. It is pretty far from the public laundromat, and there's a rule about hang drying, so it was slightly problematic, but nothing that would ruin our stay. The pool code was incorrect, so we couldn't go the first day. Toilet doesn't flush clean, so we had to double flush. Couch bed is really uncomfortable. Felt sorry for the kids. These may sound like complaints, but we didn't really care, but I know for some people, these things may have been unbearable. If you get hung up on details, either find somewhere else or learn to suck it up. But good luck with that, because Molokai is a small town place and this is one of the best places I have seen. You have got to be looking for REAL relaxation and out-door living and then you will enjoy yourself. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. This was the first I heard about the toilet but my boyfriend is looking at it. Yes the pullout couch bed is not the most comfortable, but there is also a blow up Queen bed in the closet. Glad you had plenty of kitchen stuff for all of your cooking. And yes Wavecrest is a quiet beautiful place, for that matter Molokai and its people are. Take care Kris
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Excellent Condo

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely decorated and clean condo. The owner was very good at communication (provided me with everything I needed to know about checking in/out, condo "rules"/instructions, and kept me updated on approaching storms, newly issued parking permits, etc.).

The Wavecrest property is very clean and well kept.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy all went well and the storm did not affect the island. Thanks for visiting Molokai and my condo! Mahalo have a beautiful day.
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Clean, Quiet, Nice Property

  • 5 of 5

Exceptionally clean condo. Well equipped with kitchen/cooking items, towels/beach gear, DVD player (there is nothing to do on Molokai at night!), cable tv, washer/dryer access, etc. Communication with owner was great. I loved that the condo was stocked with spices and oils and leftover food items from other guests were dated so we knew what was still good. Wifi internet was painfully slow -- probably more to do with being on Molokai (bad cell reception on most parts of the island too) than this particular unit. Don't plan to do any work, just relax! Grounds are very well maintained and pool/bbq area was very nice. This complex has LOTS of rules and I got the feeling that other owners there don't love renters (not a problem if you're a rule follower, might be if you aren't -- don't plan to let your kids run wild or party late into the night). Overall it was a nice stay and I would recommend this unit!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely setting Comfortable condo

  • 5 of 5

Nicely decorated condo, Very comfortable and extremely well equipped kitchen. We could sit on the patio or sit in the living room with the same great view of the ocean. Minimal traffic om the island and it made for good morning walks. Nice pool area. I watched whales jump from our patio. In my mind it was on the pretty side of the island. Don't miss Father Damien's Leper colony

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Molokai experience!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at night and were very happy upon entering the one-bedroom unit. It had everything to make our stay a great experience: well-appointed kitchen stocked with pantry and refrigerator basics, plenty of pillows, a very comfortable bed and (surprisingly) comfortable sofa-sleeper, a Pack And Play for my toddler granddaughter, and lots of towels. Most of all, it was very clean. We awoke that first morning and were dazzled by the beautiful ocean view and well maintained garden. Being ground floor was terrific and it was just steps from our lanai to the pool. We plan to return and stay in this same unit.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words. So glad you were happy with the condo, I try to make it as nice as I would like to have when going on vacation or family matters. And thank you for letting me know the cleanliness of it, I truly appreciate my cleaning people when I am unable to be there. Have a beautiful day!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Molokai Airport
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Molokai hotel
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
Molokai Ferry
Car: necessary

Wavecrest is on the east end. The area is more tropical than the west end because we have more rain but it is hot this side also. It might rain for 15 minutes and than pop become sunny and hot


Rates & Availability

Kaunakakai Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 1 2017 - May 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $80 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.42%

Molokai is 20 minutes from Commercialism and craziness. This is truly the friendly island Checkin time is 4:00 pm or after, and check out time is 12:00pm or before. If you need different times just ask and I will try to accommodate you depending if another guest is coming the same day and I can get my cleaning person there. Mahalo in advance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Kaunakakai Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom has samples of lotions, shampoos, shavers, medicine. All the things are available to you if you need them.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , I also have a blow up queen mattress
  • Our Queen size bed has memory foam, very comfortable. Comfortable 500 count sheets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
I have cooler, beach chairs, beach towels, umbrella, Mats, life jackets. Snorkel gear. You really don't need to bring this stuff it is here free of charge.

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