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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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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This has got to be one of the most beautiful nude beaches I have ever been to! There are a few textile people that go but most of them get brave enough to at least go topless before they leave You do have to climb through some rough rocks to get there off of Big Beach, but it was so... More

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Grayslake, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

This beach was very private. One of my favorites but not for everyone. Not easy to access but beautiful. There is a mix of sand and volcanic rock formations. Great for snorkeling. Very private.

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Roseville, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

I've been to quite a few nude beaches and resorts and had wanted to visit Little Beach for quite some time. I didn't make it on previous visits to Maui but finally did last week. It lived up to what I had read about it being one of the best nude beaches. Very nice sand, great water, and great people.... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We seek out nude beaches when we travel, and as you would expect, they are usually hard to get to (prevents police from enforcing local nudity laws, which do exist in most countries). Of them all, Little Beach is the most beautiful, has some of the best waves, and is reasonably accessible. The climb over has been well documented by... More

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Richmond, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great sandy beach with nice surf. Easy access. Come early for good parking. Nice place to just hang out au natural, body surf, boogie board or whale watch. Plenty of both clothed and nude, probably 80 % men, with half of them over fifty... Lots of locals and obvious visitors, if you know what I mean...

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Omro, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

So we happened upon this beach very early in the morning. We were watching the surfers when my husband asked me if the guy way down the beach carrying the bucket of sand was naked. I wasn't sure but he looked like he could be. We have seen LOTS of homeless people on the beaches while in Hawaii, so we... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

if you walk pass the beach and fallow the trail around for about 3 mins you are off to another world....

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Prague, Czech Republic
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Beautiful beach, clear water with waves, blue sky with sun. As there is no service nearby you need to bring everything needed with you, but swimming and sunbathing there we can definitely recommend.

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Edmonton, AB
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

So my wife and I went for our first clothing optional beach visit yesterday and for a chance to check out the Drum Circle that occurs on Sundays. To access Little Beach you have a short easy climb over stair like lava rocks this will lead you to an easy path down to a nice shallow beach. The Sunday Drum... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Yes - it's a nude beach but clothing is optional. My husband and I wanted to experience a nude beach without pressure and this one is the place to go. You need to go early because the beach is as it's name - "little" and fills up quick. You don't have to do your research to figure out how to... More

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