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Little Beach

Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Ranked #8 of 18 attractions in Wailea
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Little Beach is right next to Big Beach. Note that Big Beach is in Makena State Park - the original name is Oneloa Beach. It is actually beyond... more »
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Chilliwack, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

love this beach, best 'vibe' on the island. Its all about peace and love, you don't feel like its a nude beach and everyone's looking at you. Just wear your dark sunglasses':):) lots of very cool local's, all really friendly, and helpful. They welcome you in to sit and chat with their groups, as we watch the locals surf naked!... More

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This was our first trip to a clothing optional beach and we were surprised by the characters that hung out here. It is definitively an experience and is a pretty quiet and secluded beach.

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Euless, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Beach was pretty and clean. Not much parking. Well monitored by life guard. Surf was strong and the continued warnings went out to beach goers. There was plenty of shade available to those who needed it too.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We met a professional photographer at this beach for family photos at dusk. It's wonderful and the sunset was fantastic. It also is a nude beach for the 50+ crowd. If you want a good spot to watch the sunset and a wrinkled up geriatric nudist, this is your place!

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Seattle, Washington
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167 reviews 167 reviews
29 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

OK, so everyone knows its the nude beach and if that's your thing fine. If not, stick with Big Beach. Perhaps too many lookie loos???

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Maui, Hawaii
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you've never been to little beach its a small area that connects to big beach. Every sunday night people put on a fire dance and drumming circle. It's not a beach that is just beautiful naked people like I thought it would be, but, people of every size and age. I went for sunday nights a few times but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a clothing optional beach, and many people take the option! A good mix between healthy, young, good looking people & senior citizens that couldn't care less anymore! Body surfing, good waves to bring your board, and the sunshine is one of the few free things in Maui! If you like being free spirited or people watching go!

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Riverside, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I'm not sure how to rate this. Basically if you're at big beach and you see some rocks to the right and want to see what's on the other side, be prepared. So here are my ratings as I feel like I need to divide them into separate categories. To the man doing lunges in the nude, I'm not sure... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I went to little beach ten years ago and had an Indescribely beautiful day. Gorgeous views. Body surfing in the nude is my idea of perfection. I looked it up today and am planning a trip because I found out I have cancer and that is the one place on earth which I want to return if this is my... More

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Vista, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Beautiful, secluded beach where you are free to be nude (or half, or not at all - it's up to you!). Loved it her! Make sure to bring food/drinks or the walk to the food truck is kinda far.

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