Escape to south Molokai’s laid-back bliss. Discover nostalgic Hawaii, an unspoiled paradise without the crowds, developments, and bustle. Here, you’ll explore quiet and lush wilderness, then return to your private beachfront condo to spend the evening listening to waves crashing on the shore or gazing out to Lanai on the horizon. Do like the locals do—put away your watch and get rid of the packed agenda. It’s time to slow down and soak in the calm. Welcome to a heavenly setting for your senses.
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Yes. 7 of our Kaunakakai vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.Browse homes with internet access >
Absolutely. Our local Kaunakakai team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.Learn more about Vacasa Premium Clean >
Where are Kaunakakai vacation rentals?
Kaunakakai is a quaint harbor village, as well as Molokai’s main town. Here you’ll run into the locals at grocery markets, shops, eateries, a bakery and a wine and cheese shop. You’ll also find the pier, the longest in Hawaii state. Molokai Shores is 8 miles to the airport and within a 20-minute drive to popular attractions, including Ironwood Hills Golf Club, Purdy’s Natural Macadamia Nut Farm, and Palaau State Park.
Activities near Kaunakakai vacation rentals
This is the real Hawaii. Known for remaining true to its island roots, Molokai is teeming with uncrowded outdoor activities, unspoiled nature, and a friendly, small town lifestyle.
Papohaku Beach, Molokai’s largest sandy beach, sprawls with three miles of interrupted soft sandy shoreline. Explore the sacred Halawa Valley, where you’ll find ancient Polynesian places of worship throughout the valley, as well as towering waterfalls, stunning vistas, and lush landscapes.
Ditch the car and hike or ride by donkey along the tallest sea cliffs in the world to reach Kalaupapa National Historical Park. After three miles and 26 switchbacks, you’ll reach one of the island’s most remote and isolated historic settlements in Hawaii.
Visit the historic Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove, one of the last royal coconut groves. Explore the 250-foot-tall Moaula Waterfall. Or snorkel in Hawaii’s longest continuous fringing reef.
Back at your condo, you’ll relax seaside in your private lanai, awash in the trade winds coming across the shores. Or, barbeque dinner and dine alfresco under the palms.
Book your escape to Kaunakakai today. It’s your time to unwind.