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Dunbar Beachfront Cottages

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HC 01 Box 901, Mile 19, Hwy 450 East, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Michigan
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Pu'unana Beachfront Cottage, which is a little more elevated then the Pauwalu house that's beach level. What a view from the deck, Maui right in front of you across the channel, and Lanai just to the right. We had to pinch ourselves to make sure it was real. Peace and solitude are the key words there.... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Don't tell anyone about this place! It's a little piece of heaven on earth! The pictures don't do the place justice. It's very clean and pleasant inside with a small garden area outside and then take 3 more steps and you are on a secluded super safe (shallow and protected) beach. Watch whales from the balcony porch or try snorkelling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

My husband and his sister and her husband and myself spent a week at this cottage. What a pleasant surprise when we walked in the door to see this very nice clean cottage. Loved sleeping at night to the sound of the waves. Our favorite activity was sitting on the deck and watching the whales and seeing Maui and it's... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Wish we were there now. Had a wonderful time. The cottage is a distance from stores and restaurants but well worth it. Bedroom had a nice view and breeze coming through the windows. Enjoyed our private beach, but really loved the patio view of Maui and Lani. Also spectacular sunrise.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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63 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

We stayed a week in Pu'uana Cottage and it exceeded our expectations. The view from the deck over the ocean was exceptional and it was only a few steps down to the water's edge. The waves provided a lovely sound all evening. You enter into a kitchen that is well laid out and well equipped with a living room off... More

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Staunton, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

I was honored to accompany my family for a 2 week stay on Moloka'i back in Augusta of 2008. I am embarrassed I havent written this sooner. We stayed in Pauwalu. I ven never in my life felt more relaxed or at home as I did at the Dunbar Cottages. The people of Moloka'i are kind, generous and fun loving.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2010

Our family (myself, husband and two kids aged 7 and 3) stayed at the Pauwalu cottage for 6 nights in February 2010 and we all loved the experience and were very sad to leave. I have so many good things to say about the cottage and Molokai! This was our first trip to Hawaii and we picked Molokai as a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

My friend and I stayed 6 nights at the Dunbar Cottages Pauwalu cottage and found it perfect for us. THe view day and night is wonderful. THe beach superb! Even used the outside washer and dryer. It was a splendid experience. Will return for sure with my husband - God willing many many times! The island of Molokai - awesome!... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2008

We just returned from a ten day stay at the Pauwalu cottage and will definitely be returning there for our next Hawaii visit. This cottage is great for kids. The beach has very easy (and safe) access and the fish pond enclosure turns the ocean front into a wading pool that is perfect for children (I understand the other Dunbar... More

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Rancho Cucamonga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

We wanted to get away from the tourists and experience the real Hawaii. This met all our expectations! The privacy was fabulous and the secluded beach was beyond description. We stayed for 10 days. We did have a few visiting bugs (famous Hawaiian flying cock roaches) but there were not many and easily manageable. We saw geckos on the windows... More

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Address: HC 01 Box 901, Mile 19, Hwy 450 East, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
Location: United States > Hawaii > Molokai > Kaunakakai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Dunbar Beachfront Cottages Molokai, Hawaii

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Your own secluded beach awaits on the lush East end of Moloka'i. Here, on the most Hawaiian island, the stress and worries of the modern world seem to wash away with each new tide. Here is Hawai'i as it once was. Peaceful, relaxed and beautiful. The Hawai'i of 50 years ago. Come! Let the magic of the warm Pacific and this wonderful island soothe your soul.Come! Enjoy the serenity of Kainalu. Each of our vacation homes is situated right at the water's edge and each has its own secluded beach. The 2 bedroom, one bath designs provide panoramic vistas of the islands of Maui, Lana'i and Kaho'olawe. Perfect vantage points for whale watching from December through April. ... more   less 
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