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Kapalua Beach

Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Kapalua
Type: Beaches
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We renewed our vows on Kapalua Beach and couldn't have asked for a ether location. The sunset was the perfect backdrop to the perfect evening!

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bevelry hills
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Swim with the turles, snorkel while just wading around. Great beach. Sometimes get a bit crowded but its still great. It has bathrooms at the top of the trail which is great if you have kids. It also has a beach shack at the other end for drinks and ice-cream bars. Full for all

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oakville
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really nice beach, good snorkelling throughout the bay. Parking is a little tricky, but worth the hassle. Keep a close eye on young kids or swimmers that aren't experienced. The current can be strong. Worth spending the day at.

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This beach is so private & quiet. Truly wonderful. Facility on beach to buy drinks & snacks & the staff set you up nice with sun loungers & umbrellas. Could have stayed there a month.

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Unknown
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Honestly, I love this beach more than Ka'annapali... Simply because it's lest volatile and it's great for little kids to enjoy the surf and the sand while enjoying a little bit of snorkeling... There are sea turtles and other fish that will swim right by you!

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Oakland, California
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8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was our favorite snorkeling spot - and a great place for little kids to swim too since the water was nice and calm. I saw a number of turtles and a great variety of fish. Get there early - it gets crowded!

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Boise, ID
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28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We hit this beach up after going to Honolua Bay. Sometimes this beach can be busy. When we went it was not too bad. I snorkeled here for hours and had a great time. There is a pretty good sized area to snorkel in. Saw some great fish, eels, and an octopus. The other half had a nice time just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We went first thing in the morning and beat most of the crowd. It was stormy the day before and rainy on and off the day we went snorkeling. The visibility seemed pretty good and there were tons of fish. Later in the day the place got packed. Glad we got done before the crowds showed up

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Kapalua beach is simply awesome! We snorkeled here for hours! Honestly all you need to do is put your face in the water and there are amazing fish everywhere. It is beyond beautiful here... crystal clear water, gorgeous sand! You need to be careful in the shallow areas not to touch the reef, but it's not tricky at all. Our... More

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Murrieta, California
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7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If, and that's a big if, you can arrive here when it's not crowded it would be a great place. However it's always crowded. Tons of people. The snorkeling can be descent but when it is clear it's a pretty beat up reef. Come here once then go to less crowded beaches. Not my pick.

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