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2501 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place! Same as all beaches on Maui, you can never go wrong with them. my wife tends to not be good with water but it was great for her.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joshuaemd
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Staying at the Marriott in Ka'anapali we ventured by walkway down past the Hyatt and hung out here for a few hours for something different. It was very private when we arrived as the men & ladies rowing teams were heading in after their rowing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angie W
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Loved going to see the turtles. It’s a bit hard to get into to but worth it. Park up too and walk down, it’s much easier. Watching the surfers is amazing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kevrob83
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We love this beach... the waves are easier to manage. You can see turtles frequently and the rocks to the side make it a lovely, picturesque scene. There are nice facilities, a lifeguard station and showers. On weekends, you can generally see the outrigger canoe...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great sidewalk frequented by runners and walkers in the morning. Always turtles to spot, as well. Nice sandy beach on the north end. Can be busy with local events on the weekends. If the main lot is full, there are more to the south. Equipped...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SaraBeth55
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is a public beach very close to Lahaina. It is a long beach, with public restrooms and showers. Is very good to spend the day. There are no waves, it is like a pool, you can swim or whatever. The beach is not too...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank amadorr271
Reviewed 25 November 2017

No, this isn't necessarily a beach for lying in the sand and doing nothing... Though that can be found a short walk northward along Ka'anapali beach. Hanakao'o has something much better... wildlife. It's my favorite place in Maui. I always see lots of turtles, who...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Anniexus
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Spent a morning walking the shoreline watching the sea turtles. What fun. Very nice park area to walk along.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JoAnn M
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Came to watch the sunset one night - away from the crowds at our resort - sweet beach with good facilities.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mwooduk
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had a family bbq here recently before a wedding and it was an excellent spot! Just remember to bring your own charcoal and things to clean out the grill if the previous group did not. Great sunset, nice beach, entertaining to watch the canoe...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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