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Address: Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-3271
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as...
One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
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Beautiful beach not crowded at all. Good for swimming and snorkeling at black rock.. It was beautiful to walk along the shore line at night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Atlantic, Pennsylvania
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Atlantic, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach not crowded at all. Good for swimming and snorkeling at black rock.. It was beautiful to walk along the shore line at night.

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Placerville, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Great beach to hang out, sunsets are amazing. Paddle board or snorkeling by black rock was good. Restaurants on the beach.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

The beach at Kaanapali is subject to shifting sands because of weather, so it pays to check before booking a trip to see if the beach in good shape or has been temporarily wiped out be storms. The waves can be gentle or rough depending on wind direction and tide times, so check each day to see if there is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Depending on the time of year you visit Kaanapali Beach will really weigh heavily on your experience. It is nice to wade into the pristine calm waters during the summer, however seeing the hump back whales jump from shoreline only happens during the winter months. Strong trade winds during December. Sand is soft and you can walk for MILES along... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach with an even more beautiful sunset. We went there specifically for the cliff diving at sunset and almost missed it. We expected some big build up but next thing we knew, a guy was running up the rocks. We had to scramble to get our cameras ready. Luckily, he dove twice so we were better prepared the second... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful sandy beach with amazing snorkelling. Tons of sealife and even turtles. Fish as soon as you get in the water anywhere you look. Calm waters unless you go around the point. Best snorkelling is near the rocks. We parked at the Sheraton ($20 USD) per day, but there are some very limited free parking just before you pull into... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Restaraunts close, the beach is nice! Nothing negative to say Very close to Lahaina which Is great for shopping and more dining

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Sandy beaches, the beautiful nature of waves. Being there in February and seeing whales in the distance. Totally remarkable

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Redford, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful, sandy beach for walking. I was accompanied on my morning beach walks by the whales swimming off the shore. Not too crowded.

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Actually visited in March 2012 as I recall, and this was one of our favorites days on Maui. Be sure to bring your skornel gear, as Black Rock is terrific for this, lots of fish and we saw our first turtle there. Nice long, sandy beach, and shopping and food only steps away. Note the parking can get pricey..

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