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Little Beach

Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Kayak and Snorkel - South Shore Turtle
Ranked #11 of 33 Activities in Wailea
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san diego
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We loved this area. It was glistening, sparkling clean torquoise watter. You can swim without waves crashing into you.

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Yes, you'll see naked people. Yes, you'll see hippies. Yes, you'll see hipsters. Yes, you'll see families. Yes, you'll see couples. Yes, you'll see singles. Yes, you'll see surfers and boogie boarders. Seriously THE best beach in all of Maui, just hike over the hill from Big Beach and BAM...you're there. Sunday's are VERY crowded there so arrive by 10am... More 

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Ventura, CA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Little Beach is a beautiful beach with soft white sands and clear water. Snorkeling is very good there along the rocks on either end to the beach where the coral starts. Lots of action on the beach if you like eye candy! Not really suited for little kids but older teens might fit in? I do like snorkeling there. Lots... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What an amazing beach to enjoy clothed or au natural (naked)! Little beach didn't disappoint with an eclectic and exciting group of people all coexisting in harmony. The drum circle was amazing as were the dancers who jumped up to join the fray. Not necessarily the best for kids, but for adults who enjoy or don't mind nudity, it is... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The first thing you should know is that this is a clothing optional beach. The second thing you should know is that is like every other beach in Maui with sunbathers and body surfers, its just that everyone, or most everyone is partially or totally nude. "Front" side of the beach is usually local surfers the middle is locals and... More 

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Kingston, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Little beach was very full on Sunday. lots of whale action. good skinny dip. Drum players were awesome. we left at the beginning of fire dancing. however that is usually amazing too

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

this beach is clean, enjoyable, great water and surroundings. Given the amount of effort it takes to get there it is surprising that some visitors do not understand or approve of the fact that some people do not wear swim suits. It is optional and the "Big Beach" next to this one is traditional if that is what you want.... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My first time at a nude beach, I decided to join in. It was a very fun experience and will be returning in February! Good clean fun

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Walla Walla, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Little Beach has been a favorite destination for my wife and I every time we get to Maui. The crowd is diverse and friendly, but not a bit intrusive. Nude bathing is practiced by approx. 75% of the visitors, so you can really feel pretty comfortable either way. If you are new to the nude beach scene Little Beach is... More 

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Southern Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My wife and I ventured to little beach while relaxing on big beach. We only needed to take a few steps onto the beach to see that it was not for us. If seeing octogenarians playing paddle board in their birthday suits, sans tan lines, is attractive to you, then making the short hike to little beach may be worthwhile.

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