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Ka'anapali Beach

Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-661-3271
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Ranked #3 of 64 attractions in Lahaina
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

It has a great walkway along the beach, but a lot of people around. The water is clear and warm and there are rental places for beach gear. The shops are interesting and varied in what they have to offer. The restaurants are very good especially Leilani,s.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful beach that doesn't draw the crowds like similar beaches on Oahu do. The waves are nice at this section and there is plenty of shops right off the beach that you can check out to find just about anything you want.

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Kaanapali beach is perfect. Although there's no surfing, there are so many other fun activities to do on the beach, and it is a beautiful beach. Kaanapali is truly paradise.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

It's a long beach with very good amenities and facilities. Clear and quite water, what's make great for families, but also for the singles ones, once there are a lot of activities to be enjoyed there.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Paradise, what more can I say? Lovely scenery, peaceful waves, fun activities. Breathtaking sunsets and clean, soft sand. How I long for the sunny shores of Maui...sigh!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Water was clear, small waves and a nice drop off from the shore so you didn't have to walk a mile to go for a swim. Great sunsets.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This beach was very busy, but the sand was soft, it's sheltered from the wind and the water was calm enough to safely swim and snorkle. Many families were having beach days here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Stayed at Westin - right on the beach. There is a reef that is a very short walk into the ocean with excellent snorkeling. Enjoyed the nightly sunsets.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I've been to many beaches all around the world. Kaanapali Beach is by far the greatest one I've had the privilege of visiting. Gorgeous sunsets, warm water & white sand. Can't get any better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Kaanapali is a must see. The shoreline stretches beyond your sight and thus the beach is not overcrowded. Sand is golden and the water is very calm. It is also crystal clear; I remember this so vividly because I was able to see straight through the "transparent" barrel of a small wave. Beautiful shades of blue in the water.

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