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Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach)

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Address: Uakea Rd, Kaihalulu Bay, Hana, Maui, HI 96713

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Another beautiful place near Hana! It's a little difficult to get to, so be very careful. Only go if you're sure footed and not afraid of height. Also, the sand is actually... read more

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Muncie, Indiana
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Muncie, Indiana
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30 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Another beautiful place near Hana! It's a little difficult to get to, so be very careful. Only go if you're sure footed and not afraid of height. Also, the sand is actually rocks, so wear water shoes.

Thank jksan
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a bit of a walk to get here from the car park in Hana and you need to be able bodied to do it and it's not hard, just a bit awkward in places with the angle of the ground and tree roots. Well worth it though, the beach is actually red, a brown red more than a scarlet.... More 

Thank Sonia G
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stunning and very unusual. As though Utah rock formations mixed with the ocean. Great calm place to swim. Wear good shoes, the gravel path is slippery. Some people might be nude.

Thank Kchils
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49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

hidden from the road this is a really little paradise if you like swimming in the wave. we enjoy our self swimming. a must go if you are in the area

Thank 826st_phaniel
Naperville, Illinois
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach!!! Parking is right by the green roof building, make sure to use the restroom which is free and clean across the street. Parking is on the street. Cross the green lawn to follow the trail. The trail is 2 hills about 1500ft. It is steep and sandy. So please watch your self. It's like going up and running... More 

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New York City, New York
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of the Hana road near the hotel. The audio guides tell you how to find the path, or follow the other folks. Its a short hike (with a few ups and downs) to get to where you can see the beach. I bit of a rock scramble to get to the beach itself - but worth it.... More 

Thank Karen H
Lutz, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is very scenic, and can only be reached by a short hike. The hike offers some great views too and the trail is relatively easy to find and navigate. Might see some nudity

Thank Hal D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not exactly a hidden treasure anymore but quite well known for all the right reasons. As many say it is a bit tricky to find the entrance to the path that leads to this beach but once on the correct path it is not as dangerous as some of the signs along the path imply. We found decent... More 

Thank Greg0A
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short and easy hike in to a beautiful beach and stunning view. Don't forget your water shoes and snorkel gear. The far end of the beach is quite rocky.

Thank Joshua G L
San Jacinto, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on the Road to Hana. We didn't realize it was a hidden beach, Be advised, the entrance to the beach is at the end of a dead end street and parking is limited so be prepared. The small hike to the beach took between 5 to 10 minutes but was definitely worth it. There are signs stating... More 

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