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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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It's got it all.

It's got it all. Quaint shops, al fresco dining, sweet beach, Black Rock for snorkeling, gorgeous pools and grounds of the resorts to gawk at and wander through. Only issue is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Susan B
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It's got it all. Quaint shops, al fresco dining, sweet beach, Black Rock for snorkeling, gorgeous pools and grounds of the resorts to gawk at and wander through. Only issue is parking. But the garage at Whalers Village is pretty darn convenient - pricey yes, but can be validated with purchases at shops or eats. Hula Grille - eat here.

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British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Loved this place,,,, but don't lay your beach towels out in front of Hula grill or 50 yards either way. You will be inundated with boats going in and out of beach area (no signs to tell you ) and lines of tourists waiting boarding on the beach... and the smell of propaned meat cooking. Just walk a bit to... More 

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Princeton, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This a great beach for walking, you can walk over a mile each way. The surf is fun to play in but be ware of the under tow it can be dangerous. There are good restaurants very close and for the ladies some shopping. You can also snorkel by Black Rock and maybe see turtles. Enjoy!!!

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California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The family and I have been to a lot of beaches. This one is hands down, the best we have ever visited....why? Warm water, lots of space, and the sand....oh yes, the sand. It stretches on for miles. You can park it, sleep, swim, chat it up, whatever.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The best beach I've ever been to, the water is warm and clear and the waves are gentle. Definitely go to this beach north of Black Rock so it's less crowded!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This ain't waikiki and there are no lifeguards. Pick a calm day and swim when others are around in case you need help. The week we were there, tourists were having to save each other a few times. Watch for whitecaps on the open sea as a guideline. But great beach altogether.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Go in February and enjoy outstanding whale watching🐳... This is our second February and third trip to the area.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Long stretch of beach with nice sand, clean and easy waters for swimming (can get rough depending on weather conditions). Mind you it is not like the Caribbean but it was much nicer than I was expecting. Many of the hotels along this stretch and since all beaches are public you can go anywhere. Important to note, that the hotels... More 

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Austin, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This beach is outstanding. The beach is nearly completely sand into the water with very little reef providing an excellent swimming and floating environment. Unlike most other beaches the waves do not break much allowing for more of "Swimming Pool" type of feel with gentle swells and crystal clear water. There is public access through a few access points, but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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188 reviews 188 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A Beauitful beach with easy access, parking, clean bathroom facilities, & access to having a long walk on sandy shores. Snorkeling is easy to get in & out of here too. Some stretches of gorgeous trees on the beaches as you go north - like all the West Maui beaches you'll see magnificent sunsets! They blow a conch shell at... More 

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