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Ka'anapali Beach

Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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USD 132.89*
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West Maui Snorkeling Adventure
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USD 88.95*
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2-hour Maui Sunset Sailing Cruise With Live Music
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USD 73.90*
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1-Hour Guided Jet Boat Tour from Kaanapali Beach
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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” (1,282 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (943 reviews)
“beach walk” (154 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Hyatt and used the beach more than the pool. Be careful! Rocks are very close to the beach that go for a few hundred yards. Very shallow here. You must use crocs or beach shoes to enter. If not, your feet...More

1  Thank nola1961
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed this beach, the waves were large and rough when we were there in January, however we enjoyed the beautiful view.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very picturesque beach with diverse areas. South end of beach much larger than north end. Water blue and clear, beautiful!

Thank Cheritaylor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Plenty of places to layout enjoy the beach, no alcohol drinks are allowed on any beaches in Hawaii but it’s very possible using a thermos or cup

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the best beaches on the NW area of Maui. Long and runs along many different resorts. Sand is soft. Waves are medium. Undertow can be a bit strong at times. We had our kids in lifejackets as they are not strong...More

Thank FredMunn1115
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ka'anapali is the most spacious and beautiful beach on Maui. All beaches on Maui are public access !

Thank sanddgrice
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent Christmas day 2017 on this beach. Was lovely. Beach was clean. Water was gorgeous. Scenery was fantastic.

Thank jackieszabo
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are many places in Ka'anapali where you can get off the highway and spend a day on the beach. Some are close to other amenities and others are not. Some you can walk to and some you have to drive to. Some have lots...More

Thank Ursula B
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is no bad view on this long stretch of beach. some sections are skinnier but you can find space on all parts until you get close to blackrock, which has no beach whatsoever. There is coral and rocks scattered across the beach and we...More

Thank Yannikoslov
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Westin, right in the middle of the beach. The beach area by the Westin is the largest so there is ample room. We walked the whole beach and it’s nice everywhere, but some areas get quite narrow. Snorkeling at Black Rock is...More

Thank cs3r
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Asis B
10 January 2018|
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Response from AZMesaFamily | Reviewed this property |
I know there is one from Maui to Lanai but I have not heard of one from Maui to Honolulu.
2 December 2017|
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Response from Ryland A | Reviewed this property |
Just find a good hotel! There are many! If you can't find one go to the other side of the island!
22 October 2017|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
Four winds II has a 1 pm departure for snorkeling at molokini only.