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“elua village”(6 reviews)
The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.
off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful reef on the North side of the beach. Especially when it is calm. I would suggest going early in the morning 9-12 before it gets rough in the afternoon. We stayed at the Marriott and every afternoon the water was a little...More

Thank passiontravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, off the beaten path beach, great snorkeling the reefs on the north side. Nice and mellow surf for the kids in the morning.

Thank williamtreicampbell
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great beach near the Wailea condos/hotels. Limited parking so get there early. Get's western sun, so if you are sensitive to the sun get a seat under the trees for shade. Showers and restrooms are on site. Great swimming beach in the morning...in the afternoon...More

Thank GSMD05
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a smaller quiet and less crowded beach. Good for small children. Waves relatively tame compared to others.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The snorkeling here is fantastic. The only problem is the people on the right side of the beach looking at the ocean, who get too close to the turtles and dive into schools of fish. On a calm day you can snorkel and see wonderful...More

4  Thank LAgumshoe
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Pretty beach. Public Parking, restroom & outdoor showers. Not known for surf so don't expect body boarding, surfing or boogie boarding. Some locals fish at west end rock jetty.

Thank windiveski
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were staying at the Residence Inn so quite a bit back from the beach and discovered Ulua by a happy accident really. We drove right down the coast, parked up in one of the carparks for beach users and walked all the way along...More

Thank Number9NZ
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Parking is crowded so get there early. Beach gets crowded quickly also, but it's a calm spot for wading in the water and snorkeling, so it's worth it just go early. We got there around 9am and did get a parking space, but it was...More

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a great beach for swimming and snorkeling. One end has a lot of shade in the morning. The waves are gentle. The snorkeling is wonderful. I snorkeled every day. I saw turtles on three days and manta rays two days! There is parking,...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Ulua is just a great beach to snorkel and enjoy the Maui Beach experience. A very nice reef to the right and you can swim out quite a way following the reef and sealife. Like most South Maui beaches, your best snorkeling is before noon...More

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9 February 2018|
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Response from RamboNWAlberta | Reviewed this property |
Yes, excellent here. The parking lot fills up early so it can be impossible to park at times. Usually good if you're there before 9 AM, after that, it's tough and can be problematic. This place has best snorkeling, go early... More
6 February 2018|
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Response from chuck h | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any topless women there and don't know what the state laws are. Why not try it as you can always put a top on. Remember you only live once!
8 August 2016|
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Response from 910davem | Reviewed this property |
Yes a.d good food at the shops center.