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Relax, Watch the Sunrise, the Waves Break, Enjoy Our Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4) permit Number STMO 2013/0004

Start your morning with kona coffee watching the sunrise over Maui from the beachside gazebo. View the ancient fish ponds and waves breaking on the reef.. In the winter months whales breach beyond these breakers. Take a morning dip or a lazy beach walk. Shower off the salt and sand in the outside shower. The day ahead is yours to fill. Lounge in the large yard or travel the roads to see the sights.

As evening comes, barbeque and picnic in the yard and then return to the gazebo for the late flight of birds returning to the shore.

This is the place to relax and breath deeply..

permit number stmo 2013/0004


Keywords: beachfront

More Details

Property Manager
Martha Yuknis
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2017

About Martha Yuknis

Len and I built the first phase of our cottage in 1976 when our first two children were 4 and 5, We have been returning to Molokai to spend a month or more each year since then. . In 2002 we renovated the house for the third time. Our youngest daughter was married in the gazebo in 2005. Our family now joins us each year to celebrate the holidays and enjoy the sun and the sea. It is a great break from Alaska winters. We all feel very much at home here..

Martha Yuknis purchased this cottage in 1976

Why Martha Yuknis chose Molokai

Our family has always enjoyed the ocean and beach life. We love to fish, swim and relax by the shore. Hawaii gives us a break from the Alaskan winters and renews our energy so returning is always a joy.

What makes this cottage unique

A comfortable home with a view of the ocean and the island of Maui. A large yard in which to relax or play games. A gazebo for snacks or breakfast coffee. The beach is at your door.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kaunakakai in Maui County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Soak in the old style claw foot tub
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • There is an outside enclosed shower open to the sky above. You can rid yourself of salt or just enjoy a shower under the stars.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , This bedroom has an outside entrance and a full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , This bedroom overlooks the ocean and Maui and has a 1/2 bath
  • Queen size Beds (2) Each bedroom is equiped with a queen size bed. The front bedroom has a view of Maui and the ocean.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • wind-surfing
There is a large yard for relaxing and a gazebo for morning coffee and watching the sun rise or...set. You may stroll the beach and then return to have a cozy lunch on the open sided lanai catching the tropical breezes.


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Relax, Watch the Sunrise, the Waves Break, Enjoy Our Cottage
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews

Wonderful place

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed this lovely, peaceful retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed it. As I have said before our family loves it and it is our home away from home.
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Lummi Island

Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best VRBO rentals we have experienced. Beautiful location near to a number of good beaches. The cottage was well supplied, comfy furniture, a lovely set up as you enter the home. Karen is a wonderful manager and the added benefit of the puppies and kitties from next door made it a home, not just some place we rented.We will be back and we are telling our good friends-this is too nice to just tell anyone :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just exactly what we'd hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay on Molokai at "Our Beachfront Cottage". Friends of ours stayed here many years ago and recommended it highly. It was everything we needed or wanted. Peaceful and quiet, roomy and comfortable with all the amenities of home. The beach was there one day and gone the next, but still close enough to enjoy, especially at low tide. The yard and grounds were as large as they looked in the pics and well maintained with a fair amount of privacy. The gazebo is (as advertised) a great place for morning tea (with Bailey's) and catching the sunrise. We spent hours sunning on the chaise lounges overlooking the shoreline as we watched whales and waves in the distance. Also ~ we had optional pet-duties which included 3 dogs and 2 cats from next door. Although we weren't totally comfortable with the idea at first, we came to really enjoy their company and antics and they were really no trouble at all.

The house was very well appointed and had everything we needed and more. Plenty of towels, all the necessary kitchen implements, reading material, local information, some games, etc.. Karen ~ the caretaker was totally accommodating and helped to make our stay just perfect. We will definitely book here again and look forward to coming back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoy our cottage as much as we do! It is a special place for our family and friends.
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Cherryville BC Canada

Enjoy the private beach, Watch whales from your lawn recliner, Stargaze from the outdoor shower.

  • 4 of 5

What a great place to relax and enjoy all that Molokai has to offer. A private beach, great expansive yard and lawn recliners inches from the waves. Watch whales as they surface and smell the plumeria just outside the door. The panoramic view from the kitchen and living room is spectacular and you feel like you are part of the seascape.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big Spring, TX

Paradise, Molokai style

  • 5 of 5

We already love Molokai and discovering this beautiful home and property just adds to our joy! The home is beautiful, well equipped, and well maintained. We really appreciated the large yard and the landscaping makes you feel that you have your own private paradise. We relaxed at the beach on the property, as well as the ones east and west of there. Relaxing on the lounges by the water was the perfect end to another day in paradise! "Relaxing", and "feels like home" are what comes to mind. Lovely place!! Plan to stay here every visit!! Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful property.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kailua, Hawaii

Retreat and relax to the home away from home!

  • 4 of 5

We arrived on 3 April, 2015, expecting an overpriced vacation rental with a ton of house rules. To our surprise, the little cottage is exactly the opposite. The property is fenced in which provides a safety net for the kids in the yard. The yard is extremely large and well maintained. There are a variety of beautiful flowers and fruits growing on the property. There is motion lighting at the front gate which is really nice and a plus at night. The ocean side of the property is bordered with hedges which makes it difficult to see the ocean from the home. There are a number of paths that lead to the ocean and is easy to access. The kids won't have a problem moving to and from the shoreline. The only concern is the shoreline is rocky with limited sand areas. The rocks are slippery making it hard to walk with slippers and dangerous for the kids. The house is beautiful and well maintained. There are lots of picture windows, curtains and the breeze passes through easily. The house has two decent sized bedrooms with firm queen sized beds. The bedroom closest to the highway tends to be noisy from the road traffic. However, the second bedroom is quiet and breezy. The livingroom area is spacious and the couches are comfortable. You will want to nap on the couches as it's the best spot in the house. The kitchen area is awesome with a full range, sink, refrigerator and dishes. There are condiments and small food items left from previous visitors. We left a few bottled waters as my wife used some of the hot tea packets. There is a washer machine on site and laundry line for wet clothing.

I gave the property four stars because of the rocky shoreline.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
19 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Kaunakakai, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £116.58
Damage Insurance £45.85

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.