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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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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Lots of activities here - snorkeling, jet skis, para sail etc. And nice for swimming or lazing at the beach, though it does get a bit crowded.

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Southlake, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We stayed on the beach but there is lots of coral unless you go down to black rock. The beadch is also short on sand at the southern end, but it has a great walking path and it is by Whalers Village.

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newport beach, caifornia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This beach is long and beautiful. Lots of shops and restaurants . You can snorkel right off the sand.

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Sunnyvale, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Very nice and long beach with plenty of places and opportunities to snorkel. I had opportunity to snorkel next to Honua Kai Rsort, which was decent: plenty of corals, fish sea life. Almost every day saw and swam with a turtle. :-) If you can dive deep (~4-5 meters), further away from the shore the water is very clear and... More

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Rye, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This beach is on the other side of a shopping center/resort type thing but you are more than welcome to just walk through it and to the beach. This beach had a pool behind it, numerous restaurants, and a concession stand. You can also rent umbrellas and chairs to lay out on the beach.

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Vancouver, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Each hotel's beach is a bit different from its neighbours. Some have great snorkeling, others calmer swimming, some get bigger waves for body-surfing, so research your preference. If you want tree shade on the beach, however, this is not what you're looking for. Black Rock is famous for snorkeling; our first snorkel was very murky and disappointing, another one a... More

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Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Kaanapali beach was one of our favourite beaches in Maui! The sand was warm and white, and the waters clear and blue! There was plenty of room on the beach for all the people there, and you could rent chairs and/or umbrellas for a fee. We enjoyed the fact that the beach was right by Whaler's Village and we could... More

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Gmunden, Austria
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The polynesian kings why they did their outdoor activities on this beach! Gorgeous hotels and nice beach near to LaHaina

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Dallas, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Grand kids loved the sand and surf. Terrific proximity to hotels, restaurants and The Whalers Village. Fabulous sunsets.

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Brasilia, DF
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

If you are on a cruise ship this is a nice resort area with restaurants and shops, plus you get this fine sand beach with clear waters... if you're lucky when snorkeling you may see some sea turtles!

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