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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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Arlington, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

One of the nicest beaches we have ever been to. The only downfall is parking. There are washrooms close by and easy access, no stairs.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'm not qualified to say it's the best, but it's up there. Clean and gently sloping with great water clarity, it has something for everyone. The real prize is Black Rock,which is a world class diving spot: scuba, snub, and snorkel. Both sides of the promontory are divable, but the Sheraton side has the best ease of entry. In either... More 

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Saint Joseph
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Beach is long and sandy, and the waves can come in strong enough to play with boards etc. It's a nice romantic walk along this beach. Just you, or your family, it's for everyone.

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California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

A lovely long beach that has lots to offer a beginner. At one end is Black Rock which is supposed to be a good place to snorkel. I did not snorkel; although, I did do some stand up paddle. You can also try surfing along this beach. A boardwalk lines the beach and there are numerous resorts and restaurants along... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We snorkelled and snuba'd at Kaanapali Beach. Both visits were filled with the above. We really enjoyed the surf and sand.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Great beach and jumping off point for many of the island's activities and tours. But, don't miss the Black Rock ceremony at 5PM each evening. A real Hawaiian experience not to be missed!

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Connecticut
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Just loved the color of the water, the expanse of the beach, seeing Molokai in the distance, the calmness and clarity of the water in December and the walkway. Ate at a restaurant right there (Hula Grill), that had slack guitar players. Wonderful all around. Near Whaler's Village.

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