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Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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As always, TripAdvisor reviewers get it right. Read reviews back a year, and you'll get a good sense of Little Beach. On the day we went to the beach, it was overcast, with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

As always, TripAdvisor reviewers get it right. Read reviews back a year, and you'll get a good sense of Little Beach. On the day we went to the beach, it was overcast, with intermittent sprinkles (clouds rolling off of Haleakala). There was an eclectic mix of visitors. There was a group of surfers (half nude, half suited) enjoying the waves... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We always come for the Little Beach Sunday parties, they are so much fun! If you're into fire dancing, bongo drums, a little nudity with an amazing setting - this is the place to be. Come around sunset for an unbelievable setting, the torches start lighting up the beach and the chanting begins. Not a great spot for kids as... More 

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

clean safe and beautiful clear water with a nice crowd . A bit of a walk to get over the lava to get there but worth it and private

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Little Beach is a short hike over the cliff at the north end of Big Beach. This is a relatively small beach, and there were a few dozen people there. There were many very well tanned local older naked guys here, along with a couple families, and then the tourists. About half the people there were nude, or partially nude.... More 

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Calumet City, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is where all the locals hang out, there is a path from Makena Beach to Little Beach, up and over, be ready, it is a nude beach with alot of fun going on.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is one of my favorite beaches on Maui. It's secluded, but the riptide is often fierce, so definitely be careful. There are no lifeguards, either, so take any unnecessary chances. You can also bathe in the nude, which is pretty great also, but there's no pressure if you prefer to remain clothed. I definitely recommend Little Beach.

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Secluded and private beach; not easy to get to if you have mobility issues. Respectful beach-goers only! The beach is very clean; please take your garbage with you. All ages visit this beach.

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

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
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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Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea

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