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Address: Makena Road, Wailea, Maui, HI
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One of my Favorite Beaches

White rock beach is definitely one of my favorite beaches. It is usually not very crowded. The view of Molakini is gorgeous and the sunsets are usually pretty spectacular. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Kihei, Hawaii

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Kihei, Hawaii
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

White rock beach is definitely one of my favorite beaches. It is usually not very crowded. The view of Molakini is gorgeous and the sunsets are usually pretty spectacular. I definitely recommend checking the speech out if you were in the South Maui area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Jumped out of the car to watch some whales and forgot to lock the car. We were only gone for a few minutes, but a backpack (with cameras, phones etc. ) and purse were stolen. The beach itself is good, but had no facilities.

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Hokkaido, Japan
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We got married here during Christmas vacation. We chose this beach because it has it all: lava rocks, palm trees, greenery, gold sand, blue water, and gorgeous sunsets. It seems other couples choose it for the same reasons, as there were 4 other couples getting married at the same time as us! We are pretty relaxed and didn't pay any... More 

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Fremont, California
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71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Loved this beach! It has visitors who prefer nudity but its okay to wear your suit. We took a couple snorkels here, one for an hour, half of which was spent in the company of a monk seal and 3 - 5 turtles. GORGEOUS and MAGICAL! The seal seemed to hang out with us almost like a lookout, she stayed... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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231 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Very pretty little beach, two sides to it. What I mean is the beach access next to the parking lot is a little bit larger than the other section. Either side is beautiful and relaxing. The two sides are divided by an easy low path over some black rock. Pick a side, and have a great time. Snorkeling, boogie boards,... More 

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Salida
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108 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had the most beautiful wedding ever on this beach! It will forever hold a special place in our hearts! We thank our amazing wedding planner, Arabelle of ancienthawaiianweddings.com, for sharing this beach with us. It is one of the best beaches to be married on in Maui. Perfect palm trees, white sand, some lava rock, brilliant blue water...and very... More 

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Peyton, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We renewed our vows on this beach. It offered beautiful photo opportunities. The sand is perfect and there is just the right amount of greenery and lava rocks.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Pack your beach chairs and a picnic and stay the day. The snorkelling here is very good and the water is perfect for swimming.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This is the beach for you if you are interested in "living the dream"...hot, hot sand, clear green-blue water, turtles casually swimming by, great boogie boarding/paddle surfing -especially in the summer, a nice mix of locals and vacationers casually interacting, children building castles (but not too many kids!). For those visiting in July & August, as we do- morning is... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

It is a bit odd to review a beach, particularly in Maui since all beaches are stunning (minus one which was littered thanks to resort users). ALL of the beaches of South Maui should be explored. However, I hold this one in the highest regards since a short snorkel off the coast led me to see my first sea turtle.... More 

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Address: Address: Makena Road, Wailea, Maui, HI
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