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Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Great early morning wake up!

To me the best time to go is the morning on weekends. The beach is less crowded, it's not hot. Once you get there, the water is nice. I body surfed the waves and felt totally... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Mililani, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

To me the best time to go is the morning on weekends. The beach is less crowded, it's not hot. Once you get there, the water is nice. I body surfed the waves and felt totally at peace. However, as the day goes on, more and more people will start to show up, pitch their umbrellas. Just be prepared that... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

This was an enjoyable beach with medium-sized waves, clean sand, and not too many people. It required a little bit of walking to find the right spot, but it was worth it.

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Hawai'i
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is more than just a clothing optional beach. It's also home to a growing number of bongo drummers, dancers, and their audience, especially on Sundays when it can get very crowded come the afternoon. Sunset brings cheers and applause. PARKING: There are 2 parking lots though the north entrance parking lot is closest. The parking lot gates supposedly close... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's a fun place. I prefer big beach other than little beach, but if you go to one, you have to go to the other. This is a fun place, you can do whatever you like. Snorkeling, bodyboarding, body surfing, tanning, etc. I just dont like the fact that because clothes are optional this turned into a place where people... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you like drums, local culture, and hippies this is the place. Sunday evening up to sunset is just something you have to see. There is a drum circle without music sheets and the drummers play and play and it's just perfect on an amazing beach. It's crowed, but everyone is very nice, and chill. It's not a place to... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This beach, by nature, is very laid back. We went in the early morning before the parking lot got full (serves both Big and Little Beaches). It is a hike to get there, but very serene, clean, with good waves for body surfing.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Go to Big Beach, and climb the rocks at the north end to access Little Beach. Clothing optional, but everyone should feel comfortable, dressed or not. So beautiful, and so much fun!

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

When you think of the laid back/be yourself life of the Islands, this is the place to be. Beautiful sandy beach with non judgmental people and the best spot, IMO, to catch a breathtaking sunset.

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

You kind of need to be a billy goat to get here, but it's a great spot. Clothing optional, with a wide variety of visitors.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

snorkeling, relaxing beach, riding waves, Little Beach is always a must when you are in hawaii. Little beach is a fun time.

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Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea

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