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Kahekili Beach

Kaanapali Parkway, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Ranked #17 of 62 attractions in Lahaina
Type: Beaches
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Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

There is easy parking, thru the sheraton drive. The snorkeling is decent, especially further out. Nice clean pavillion and plenty of grills. Families there with kids and local use , friendly atmosphere. grassy bank near sand , some shade with palm trees and showers with restrooms available

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Bluffton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Just like Kaanapali to the south, Kahekili Beach (also known as North Kaanapali Beach) has something for everyone. Sand, calm surf, and spectacular snorkeling. However, it's far less busy than Kaanapali Beach to the south. Most of the people on the beach are from the Westin Kaanapali Villas Resort. If there's anything negative about this beach, it's that the sand... More

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Maui, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Good beach, not the best on Maui. Sometimes, it's pretty quiet but a lot of times it's a bit noisy. I think it's best in the early morning hours. In the afternoon, it can get a bit rough in the water. Go and enjoy. Nice facilities nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This is one of the few places near Lahaina that you can get down to 40' and out in the coral just off the beach. Most other sites are quite a bit shallower. We frequently see morays, eagle rays and lots of reef fish at this site. We've never encountered any significant current here, but the surf can be a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

There were a lot of people there when we went. You were running into people because it's such a good place. The Black Rock is close and there are lots of nice fish to see. We swam with a turtle for awhile.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Easy access, has a concrete walkway that spans at least a mile all the way to black rock. The beach is clean. Saw a monk seal that had beached for 36 hours.

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bay area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This is a nice beach/park with bathrooms and showers and tables. The snorkeling is awesome. There is about 5 ft of sandy beach under the water, then you hit the coral, lots of fish and turtles. The beach is wide, and soft sand. There is also grassy area behind the beach.

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Lots of parking, great facilities with clean bathrooms, changing room, shower on the beach. Big grassy area to sit on in front of the beach. Shaded pavilion in between parking and the grassy area with picnic tables. Soft sand beach that slopes steeply to the water. Coral is right near the entrance so better for snorkeling then swimming. Large reef... More

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Northern IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We found this beach last year and it has become a favorite when we visit Maui. A community group maintains it, and the facilities are always clean and stocked-wish I could say that for the state and county beaches-they need some work in that area. We love that there is such a large grassy area for lounging, as the sand... More

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Excellent general use beach for families, seniors, and for introductory ocean activities. Very clean, big parking lot, clean restrooms, changing room, grassy area, and sandy beach. Snorkeling is pleasant, but not spectacular. A coral reef with extensive finger coral formations with the usual Hawaiian reef fish and the occasional turtle. There were a few introductory SCUBA dive groups. It looks... More

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