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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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Ka'anapali Beach has been voted the best beach in Hawaii and among the best beaches in the world. There is good reason. The beach is very accessible due to the paved trail that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Rocklin, CA
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Sunnyvale, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Ka'anapali Beach is clean good beach for sun bathing. The waves are not that big and there is a quite a big ramp. This big ramp basically makes the waves bring in lot of sand. This makes it difficult to play in the beach. Best place seems to be in front of Royal Lahaina resort.

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Rocklin, CA
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Ka'anapali Beach has been voted the best beach in Hawaii and among the best beaches in the world. There is good reason. The beach is very accessible due to the paved trail that parallels the beach for a couple miles and has a variety of activities available for one to enjoy. Rent Jet skis, parasail, snorkel, scuba dive, paddle board... More 

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Concord, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Long, beautiful strip of golden sand. Waves aren't huge but I saw a number of surfers. Kids building sand castles, couples walking in the foaming water. Runners getting their morning exercise on the sidewalk. Truly a bit of paradise.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Hello! its a beach in Maui, how can it not be Excellent! Beautiful in every direction, warm ocean water and plenty of fish to see as we snorkeled!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent place to visit and explore. Easily accessible to see other interesting spots. Great local transportation.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

A slice of paradise. Clean, not rocky. The water is crystal clear and the sunset views incomparable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful!!! Wonderful snorkeling, or grab your book and relax to the sounds of the surf. Pristine beach and beautiful water. Will return daily till we leave.

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is our 1st time on Maui, were staying at a resort on Kaanapali beach. This Beach is awesome, the sandy beach, the views across the ocean to Molokai and Lanai, the Snorkeling. The whole package makes for greatness.

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Bellevue, Washington, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We were in Maui for the day on a cruise so took the free shuttle from the port in Lahaina to Whalers village and walked through it to the beach. On a Tuesday morning in April it was not crowded, but there were plenty of surfers, swimmers, and near Black Rock at the north end snorkelers. After strolling and wading... More 

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Burbank
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Best family beach on Maui....Terrific view..with something for everyone. Swimming and snorkeling. Golf too. Lots of restaurants and bar and grills. Great shopping at Whaler's Village. Best hotels on Maui. Don't miss the sunset cocktail cruises on catamarans that load right on the beach.

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