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Ka'anapali Beach

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Address: Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-3271
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One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water...

One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.

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Beautiful beaches , swiming , kite surfing & fun in the sun

Kaanapali Beach is delightfully beautiful. The ocean waves coming are so outstandingly beautiful. We have stayed at several of the resorts and this beach is one of the very best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Kaanapali Beach is delightfully beautiful. The ocean waves coming are so outstandingly beautiful. We have stayed at several of the resorts and this beach is one of the very best.

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Thank donna1952a
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have loved our visit here and we will be back next year! Great location to stay in Maui as there is a wonderful beach walk and even a Starbucks on the beach! Seriously a perfect place on Maui!

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Thank Teresa E
chicago
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not that the area north of Ka'anpali has been overbuilt, this luxury strip seems charming. Parking can be an issue, if you don't want to pay for it. But there are a few public lots and you can park at a beach park just south of the resorts and take the path from there to Sheraton beach which has excellent... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Long Beach is great for walks. The surf is a little unpredictable, so there could be some serious undertow. Very picturesque when its sunset.

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Soddy Daisy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This has to be the cleanest beach I have ever been on. Sand is soft and deep. Great place to snorkel is at Black Rock Cove. You can see sea turtles and several types of fish. Snorkeling from the beach is easy.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ka'anapali Beach is great for walking with your toes in the sand and waves washing over your ankles. It is clean and safe for swimming, snorkeling, or building sand castles.

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Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Almost all my trips to Maui involve staying around Whaler's Village. The beauty of that, is right outside your door is Ka'anapali Beach!! Love this place, plus it always offers a great sunset!

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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely wide beach with smooth sand and very few rocks. Great for swimming and playing in the waves. Some coral further out and good for snorkeling but you'll mostly see fish. I tried snorkeling Black Rock but it was crowded. Best to go early morning. Lots of fish to see. Beach is not too crowded and there's lots of amenities... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently spent a wonderful vacation on beautiful Maui. Every day we tried a different beach and of course, spent time on Ka'anapali Beach. We had small children in our group and what a great beach for kids. They had a ball playing in the surf and boogie boarding. The beach is so clean and pristine, wide enough to avoid... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The BEST beach. Good waves to play in - plenty do do. Decent food, good hotels. We've tried other beaches - but we always come back to Kaanapali.

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