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Address: 65 Kai Ala Drive, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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A great beach to swim, relax, or snorkel. It has it all, BBQs, facilities, shade. We went early so parking was easy. The best place to swim is a short walk southward. It you want... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

A great beach to swim, relax, or snorkel. It has it all, BBQs, facilities, shade. We went early so parking was easy. The best place to swim is a short walk southward. It you want great snorkeling, head to Black Rock.

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Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

On a recommendation from the dive shop where we rented the snorkel gear, we tried Kahekili Beach (Old Airport). Superb visibility, great variety, lots of turtles, and some of the prettiest and healthiest coral reefs I’ve seen in years! Great park with bathrooms, parking, showers and small surf. Good for couples and families.

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Kahekili is an excellent beach to take the family for the day. It is located on the west side of Black Rock on Kaanapali Beach. Facilities include restrooms, picnic tables and BBQ pits. Snorkeling is O.K., but not spectacular.

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New England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Close to the resorts and Lahaina. Great for kids of all ages. No lifeguards. Great for paddle boards, etc.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We made sure we stopped here during our adventures. Every bay, cove or beach has something to offer, and this one was no exception. If you like to explore and check things out, don't miss going here.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a clean and safe beach. Go early and park next to everything under shade. Bathrooms and showers. Many take dive exams here. Good coral, lots of fish and turtles. Our favorite beach for beauty, clear water, fish, and space. People were there, but not crowded. Loved and recommend!

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The problems here have not been resolved. There is a lawsuit against Maui County because of the runoff contents that are entering the ocean. This is such a beautiful venue but the University of Hawaii water tests were conclusive.

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Long Beach, CA.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We loved this beach. The waters are beautiful, the snorkeling is great. The sand is soft. And the crowds are much less than 1/2 mile South at Ka'anapali.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Crystal clear blue waters, nice easy snorkeling with enough sea life to keep you occupied for hours. Not as busy as Ka'anapali down the road. Easy parking and clean public bathrooms.

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Fort Collins, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Easy entry for beginniners, but enough variety for more experienced snorkelers. We were staying in Kaanapali and didn't want to fight the parking / crowds of Black Rock and found this beach instead. Ample parking (arrive by 10 for a guaranteed spot), shaded tables, nice grass to walk on. Some trees for beach shade. We saw a 5 foot white... More 

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Address: 65 Kai Ala Drive, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina

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