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Address: Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, HI

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Fabulous beach with facilities....parking is the only negative

We visited this beach twice as it was a nice setting, had toilet and outside shower facilities and despite really rough surf was still reasonable snorkelling. The first time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited this beach twice as it was a nice setting, had toilet and outside shower facilities and despite really rough surf was still reasonable snorkelling. The first time visibility was not that good and it was quite rough trying to exit the surf as there was quite a drop right next to the beach with a small rip however... More 

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Brighton, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

From our Golf Villa it was about à 10 minute wali. Its free to go on the beach. There are snorkal rentals and a shower. We snorkaled à few times.We saw lots of turtles and all kinds of fish. If you are staying nearby I would recomend going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

if you want to go paddle boarding or floating around this is the place for beginners. It's calm and beautiful! A bit rocky compared to Napili Bay but still amazing

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nothing nicer than watching sunset from Kapalua Beach. Tranquil bay perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sun bathing. Finish the day with a drink or dinner at Merrimans.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I prefer this bay for snorkeling to Napili just to the south. It's very easy to access just to the south. There's a small parking lot that's often full and parking along the main road. The beach is wide open and easy to get to. Best snorkeling is on the ends of the bay.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Very nice sheltered beach for snorkerling from high surf advisory warnings. We saw turtles on this beach. Great beach for beginner snorkelers and young children. It has showers to wash off sand and clean bathrooms. Good parking and can rent surf boards,kayaks and uptight paddle boards. Downside it is a small beach and gets crowded fast.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

For those who don't like agitated waters / surf (my case!). Excellent for kids, snorkeling and watching the turtles early morning and late afternoon.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Small crescent white sand beach and a sheltered bay with a variety of coral. There's a small public parking lot and restrooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This little beach was awesome! The water is clear and calm and great for the little ones! Tons of fish to see and very close to shore. We got to swim with a turtle here. My 5 year old was able to just stick her head underwater with googles and see tons of fish! The sand is a little rough... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This was a great place to snorkel and it provides great access to a costal trail. Parking is not great but worth it to take the time to go to. It provides shade and sunny areas. We brought a picnic and had a fantastic day. There is a restaurant close by if you didn't bring any of your own food.

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