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Ka'anapali Beach

Address: Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-3271
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Ranked #1 of 39 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as...
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
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Kansas City, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I would not have gone to Maui to see a show about Elvis but we had 2 college and one high school grandsons with us. Off we go and the show is fantastic. Everyone loved it! Elvis is alive in Maui or at least a close clone! Lots of fun and lots of talent!

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austin
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Good family beach. Nice sand. Few waves. A lot of young kids playing in the sand. Everyone was friendly. Water was clear and clean. Pretty setting. Many people.

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San Diego
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

OK, dare I give it up... the resorts on Kaanapali Beach are a fantastic time. No doubt about it. Great pools, restaurants, everything. But paradise my friends, is down the highway past Lahaina to the beaches between mile markers 12 and 14. Solitude, sand, waves or no waves (yes, like a pond in some areas). There are other great beaches... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

I have been coming to Maui for 45 years. Kaanapali Beach area has changed a lot in that time, but we still love to come and kick back and enjoy this beautiful beach. We start our day with a long walk along the ocean on the beach walk. Yes, it can get crowded on the walk, but we still enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Perfect size waves, suitable for boogie boarding, and riding. The sand is soft and warm, and although the beach does get busy, it is great for people watching. Check out whalers village for eating options and plenty of shopping. Also, make sure to take walks along the water, on the paved path or the sand. If you are brave enough,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Second time here and planning to come back. Great location. Wouldn't stay anywhere else on Maui. Fun activities and great weather

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Redmond, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely long beach with a great Boardwalk that goes a very long way down to Whalers Village with several restaurants and a shopping center. The sand is wonderful with a great view across the water to other islands, great at sunset if you are lucky.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Long boardwalk with a well maintained boardwalk. Great for people watching and water activities. There are many shops at Whaler village and a selection of restaurants. Very good choice for the family.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

it is a nice calm beach with a nice sand part and is nice for kids i liked the softness of the sand and i would go there all the time

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Mississauga, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

One of the better beaches we've visited. The surf was up the day we were there. Parking is scarce if you're looking to use the beach spots reserved at the hotels. You'd be better off finding a parking spot by one of the local beaches and then walking up to the beach, perhaps a couple hundred yards.

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