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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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Laurel, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A great beach! Stayed at the royal lahaina resort at the north end of kaanapali beach. Was a great resort. Clean, comfortable and had exceptional views. Hurricane Ana was in the pacific at this time and they kept us fully apprised and informed about the progress of he storm. It missed us luckily. As a said, fantastic!M

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We we're hear during hurricane Ana and this beach was still beautiful when stormy, we loved the soft pure sand and the great snorkeling

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Newton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Ka'anapali Alii and the beach out front was beautiful. Unfortunately it became so windy by 11am it was hard to enjoy just wading in the water. I am not a super strong swimmer so I felt a little apprehensive about going too far out, especially alone. The sand gets really! hot. I am from the Northeast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I are over 50 and we were afraid to do this at first but I would recommend the WEST MAUI parasailing . It was safe and reasonable and made our trip memorable. We had a great time as did everyone on the boat. The guys taking us out were friendly and took great photos.

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Best snorkeling, clean quiet beach. Everyone you meet is willing to give you good tips. Just steps from the resort and convenient foot showers as you return to the resort without sandy feet!

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Rosenberg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

One of the best beaches in the area! There are lots more than just this one. Ka'anapali Beach has lots restaurants, stores and many activities to do there! Beach parking is easy to get to for a small fee. SO relaxing and totally recommended!

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is a great beach for swimming, (particularly around Black Rock), sunbathing, and there are plenty of places to grab a bite hitvthe area. AND it's not crowded!

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Monroe, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We loved coming to this beach! The water was very warm and a beautiful green blue color. The waves were perfect for our kids to learn to boogie board and snorkel. We saw lots of fish even if we weren't right near Black Rock. We didn't want to get too close to the rock anyway because of the jumpers. We... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This beach tuns from the Hyatt at the south to the Sheraton and Black Rock at the north. Access for swimming and snorkeling is very good and easy from the north end and not so easy from the south due to all the rocks and shallow reef that is about 100 meters off shore. The waters close to Black Rock... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is the best beach I've ever been to, hands down. We stayed right on the beach and had the pleasure of swimming there everyday.

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