Discover a selection of 43 vacation rentals in Ualapue, Kaunakakai that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $85 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Ualapue. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Get off the beaten track in unspoiled Ualapue

While many of Hawaii's beach-gilded islands are known for their luxury hotels and plentiful amenities, the petite community of Ualapue offers a low-key escape. Situated on the southeastern shore of Molokai, it's known for its peaceful shoreline, historic heiaus and unspoiled backdrop of green hills, draped in lush, tropical vegetation. While there are plenty of Ualapue vacation rentals to choose from and amenities in nearby Kaunakakai, you won't find hulking hotels or shopping malls here. That's what makes it unique.

Things to do

Discover Hawaiian heritage in Ualapue

Looking for Hawaiian heritage? Ualapue is home to a fascinating pre-contact archaeological site, which has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. The site is the 2nd largest of its kind in Hawaii and consists of 6 heiaus, native Hawaiian temples, the largest of which is Ili'ili'opae. Featuring 4 tiers that rise to form a striking plateau, it is 287 feet tall and is still considered a sacred site. According to local legend, it was built during a single night using boulders that were passed from person-to-person from the Wailau Valley, on the island's north shore.

Activities

Take it easy in Ualapue

Those who opt for a Ualapue vacation rental tend to be seeking a peaceful getaway. Here, it's all about strolling the countryside, unwinding on the beach and paddling in the glittering waters of the Pacific Ocean. For everything else, the island's largest town, Kaunakakai, can be found just 20 minutes to the west, along Hawaii State Route 420. The sleepy Hawaiian town is known for its local vibe and features a small clutch of stores and restaurants, as well as the Hotel Molokai, the community's go-to entertainment spot. For sun, sea and sand, the town's palm-studded Coconut Grove Beach is the perfect spot to relax.

Weather

Year-round sun in Ualapue

Molokai doesn't scrimp on the sunshine, giving the island average year-round temperatures of around 75 degrees. Spring, summer and fall temperatures can reach 85 degrees, but are often tempered by the pleasant trade winds, dropping down to the 70s during evenings. Winter, from December through March, can be a good time to visit, though rain is more common than during other seasons.

Natural features

Explore lush landscapes in Ualapue

The island of Molokai was formed by 2 imposing shield volcanoes. West Molokai is the smallest of the 2, with towering East Molokai standing 4,970-feet tall. Most Ualapue vacation rentals are found in the island's eastern part, which is blanketed in thick vegetation, particularly within the high interior plateau, where you'll find the Molokai Forest Reserve. Covered with wet forests, the 2,774-acre site is home to eucalyptus, cypress and native ohiʻa lehua trees. Unsurprisingly, the landscape provides a habitat for a wide range of creatures, giving nature lovers the opportunity to see everything from axis deer to feral pigs.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Ualapue

The nearest airport is in Kapalua, HI (JHM-West Maui), located 12.6 mi (20.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kalaupapa, HI (LUP), which is 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ualapue, Kaunakakai?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 43 vacation rentals around Ualapue. From 3 house rentals to 40 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Houses in Ualapue?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 3 Houses in Ualapue. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ualapue include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 40 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ualapue?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Ualapue. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.