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Ka'anapali Beach

Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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USD 130.53*
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West Maui Snorkeling Adventure
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USD 86.59*
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One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black rock” (1,228 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (843 reviews)
“beach walk” (139 reviews)
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

beautiful beach but very steep for kids. Don't venture into three sea unless you're a proficient swimmer! There are big waves that are so much fun and to the north snorkeling spots with amazing fish and enormous turtles!

Thank NZart
Reviewed yesterday

All the normal beach activities and lots of restaurants to choose from. Try Parasailing, surfing, snorkeling - endless choices

Thank ColoradoTraveler303
Reviewed 2 days ago

Typical tourist resort wherever you go in the world. Lots of pricey and over-priced attractions. If you're looking to not go anywhere and hang out, this is a good choice for it.

Thank DingoBB
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very limited coral for a western Maui beach so that's great for your feet 😂. Lots of restaurants and stores. Can get crowded and lots of people watching. Of particular interest is when the booze cruises come back in and the catamarans are letting people...More

Thank Qwest2313
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent beach front manicured by several resorts. Blackrock cliff is accessible by water- 20' max dive spot. Beach good for families. Will be crowded. Parking is difficult- use Whaler's park deck. May cost $10-15 to park unless you get a store to validate

Thank mikea1949
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach covers most of the resorts that line the beach side. The sand is a light brown color and cool to walk on. You have views the 3 nearest islands. The blue ocean water will call to you to take a dip and believe...More

Thank Lauro D
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not too busy. Great snorkeling. We stayed at the Sheraton and wood stay there again just for this beach.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love HAWAII!! I love oceans!! Now if I wasn't a wave person then this beach is defiantly the best beach in the world. Crystal Clear blue water, golden beaches and just a beautiful view but the only downfall is there are no waves. So...More

Thank Logan C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here with a volunteer beach cleaning group. Long stretch of open beach, with several public access points along it. Lots of people doing stand up paddle board in the water, as the ocean isn't too rough here.

Thank MsBuckhorn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome beach to snorkel. Saw tons of fish and a few turtles. Parking was a challenge. Water was perfect.

Thank Sonya M
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my wife and I will be staying at Kaanapali Shores Resort in October. How close will we be to this beach? I have a lung issue and can't walk long distances.
7 April 2017|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
The beach at this hotel is not really a beach. KNPLI as really more to the left of it. However, there is free parking...and the beach is right there off the lot. Fils up fast, so get there early. beautiful coral garden... More
Best place to have a 50th family dinner celebration
5 April 2017|
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Response from Jamie A | Reviewed this property |
We really enjoyed Leilani's next to the Hula Grill for one of our honeymoon dinner, it is a little nicer and fine dining if you are looking for that. Otherwise, Hula Grill is next door as well if casual is more what you are... More
Laura S
looking for it on the map to see if it's near the Ka'anapali Beach hotel where were staying
30 March 2017|
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Response from Bruce B | Reviewed this property |
No, but a lot of people do it anyway