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Address: Manele Bay, Lanai, HI
Description: Most popular for swimming and picnicking beach on Lanai also has safe...
Most popular for swimming and picnicking beach on Lanai also has safe tidal pool area for small children.
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gorgeous non crowded beach

This beach has both great sand and good snorkeling. Just a short drive or even walk from the Lanai ferry. There is also a tidal pool area and a nice hike up the cliff

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

This beach has both great sand and good snorkeling. Just a short drive or even walk from the Lanai ferry. There is also a tidal pool area and a nice hike up the cliff

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I took the first ferry out of Maui and was one of the few people that arrived at Hulopoe Beach in Lanai. It is a hop, skip and a jump from the harbor, a leisurely 10 or 15 minute walk. I was delighted to see how well kept, beautiful and serene the beach and its surroundings were. There are several... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This beach is a treasure. This is the best snorkelling I had on Hawaii, I saw- and heard- different kinds of fish feeding, surfing etc and turtles. The access is mellow and the layout of the ocean floor here is comfortable and visibility is excellent. We saw dolphins around the corner of sweetheart rock ont he beach trail the next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

While staying in Lahaina, Maui I made a day-trip to the Island of Lanai. Just the round-trip ferry ride there was worth the voyage. Beautiful 45 minute ride from Maui to Lanai. Disembark in a perfectly groomed harbor and take a 20 minute stroll to Hulopoe Beach. Stunning. I arrived very early, having taken the first ferry out to Lanai.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Amazing beach with sugar sand for great swimming and easy access to some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii.Spectacular scenery, no crowds and great facilities.Lunch at the Four Seasons by the pool is lovely.Ferry ride over was not bad, return trip was a horrible nightmare. People were using the barf bags, it was frightening.Despite the return ferry ride, this was... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Very secluded beach/island. Barely any people. Great for get-a-way and to relax. Good snorkeling spot.

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The O.C., California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a beautiful beach in a beautiful bay in the shadow of the beautiful Four Seasons Resort. Is it worth visiting Lanai when there are soooo many beautiful beaches on Maui? Maybe not! If you are on a multi week vacation, then spend a day exploring Lanai. The resorts are magnificent. Lanai City is quaint and the far off... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We've caught the early morning ferry from Lahaina to Manele Lanai at 6:45 am with the hope to see the pod of dolphins playing at Hulopoe beach. Well, they wereen't there but we had a great time discovering the fishing bowl just off the Hulopoe beach. Coming so early in the morning, we had the entire beach for us for... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We caught the ferry from Lahaina to Lanai to enjoy my birthday at the beach. It was about a 10 minute walk from the ferry to Hulopoe Beach. What a beautiful spot. It looks like a beach on a deserted island, surrounded by huge palm trees. We were so happy to find lots of shade there, since we didn't bring... More 

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Union, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Only accessible swimming beach on the island. We camped just off the beach in the designated campground. Reasonable cost compared to $500+ to stay in hotels. Campsites were level with grills and the clean bathrooms. These amenities come at the cost of no seclusion and noisy beach partiers. The night we stayed a group of people were blasting music until... More 

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Address: Address: Manele Bay, Lanai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Lanai

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