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Ka'anapali Beach

Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-661-3271
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$38*
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93%
Ranked #4 of 64 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
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Calgary, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The reef starts just steps off the beach, making this a great place for novice snorkelling. If you're planning on visiting Molokini at some point, but have never worn and snorkel and mask this is a great place to get your bearings and also see some great Angel fish and purple coral. My advice: go to the last exit -... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Stayed in Lahaina but wanted an afternoon on the beach. Shopped at Whaler's Village (minimum of $15 purchase gets your parking validated) and then headed straight out behind the shopping village to the salt-and-pepper beach. Lovely beach with a great view.

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Raritan, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I am not a big fan of big waves. This beach was very clean and the waves are just how I love them. Pretty and very inviting. The waters are clear. The sands are so awesome that I love being on them rather than not at all. I am not a beach person so for me to enjoy this beach... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This was the first beach we tried snorkeling at. Be sure to get it in the morning before the currents change and get rougher. Was able to see many fish and 2 green turtles. Was not disappointed. And it was right in front of our hotel for easy access.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Every time we came to Maui, we have always been staying on Ka'anpali beach. And there are lot of reasons on this. It's a lot more activities, nice long beach walk you can enjoy, lot of restaurants, shops and great sunset spot.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Beaches don't get any better than this the sand is fine and the water is so blue you find it hard to believe then when you go out into the water it is clear as fresh bath water

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach. Beach isn't really wide through and has a large incline down to the water. The back stop of mountains in the background was breath taking. Sunsets wow. Closer to black rock is nicer and you can jump off the rock into the water. Good snorkelling. Water is very nice but no the turquoise colour that I like. Could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous views! Beautiful water. Very nice sand... A nice bit of paradise. Lots of restaurants, beverage and snack areas close by. Plenty of seating, lounges,etc.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

great beach, nice people and close to where we stayed within walking distance.I would come back again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The sun the pool the pig roast, the dancers it was all really nice the night was just wonderful under the stars.

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