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Mokapu Beach Park

Wailea, Maui, HI
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Ranked #17 of 18 Attractions in Wailea
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Sep 23, 2014
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English first
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290 reviews 290 reviews
178 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Another charming little stretch of beach with nothing out of the ordinary to make it stand out from all the other gems. There is public parking and public access. Nice sandy beach, not crowded (in September, 2014), and pleasant surroundings.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Another gorgeous Wailea Beach -- just be prepared for the prolific number of condo/hotel guests who frequent this area and use the walking trails.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This beach sits in front of the Andaz hotel. The hotel provides chairs and towels for their guests. The beach seems to be mostly hotel guests, which keeps it clean, quiet and beautiful. There is no hotel service on the beach (food or beverage). The hotel has various water sports rental equipment and a talented group of "beach fun" professionals... More

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The new Andaz hotel has taken over what used to be a nice beach. Now it is just covered with their umbrellas, loungers, kayaks, etc. Hardly anywhere for non-guests to sit. Bye, bye paradise.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

After spending a lot of time at some other beaches known for snorkeling, we tried Mokapu Beach for the first time. What an awesome beach! Great coral reef that has lots of fish, and other sea creatures to watch, even an occasional sea turtle! Very pretty beach to sit and relax, not a huge shore break makes it great for... More

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Vejle, Denmark
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

As long as there isn't a storm that has just passed, or is on the way (resulting in the water churning up the sand and reduced visibility), Mokapu offers some interesting coral reefs right near the shore, and the chance to see all sorts of marine life, including sea turtles. The shore-break is not as violent as at Big Beach,... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
30 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This beach connects to two perfect beaches (ulua and Keewapaku). All three are perfect gems. This place does not get as crowded as Ulua. The Hotel Andaz will soon be fronting this lovely little beach.... hopefully will not be too crowded. I would stay at the hotel just to have such each access to this amazing beach... I spent a... More

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Kihei, Hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This is a nice beach and offers a tiny bit of shade. Often times you can find a patch of sand to have all to yourself since most people pass this beach up. The coastal path goes north and south right through it, so if you can't find a spot on Ulua, walk a little further and you will find... More

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SF Bay Area
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169 reviews 169 reviews
85 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

We drove south along the Maui coast looking for the beautiful beaches promised by the guidebooks and ended up here. We started at Wailea Beach, but it was so hot and crowded there that we walked north along the beach path until we ended up here. There weren't a lot of people and there was shade and grass above the... More

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Modesto, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

If you find yourself in Kihei on one of those windy days that the sand is just beating against your skin. Hop in the car and go south. Take the South Kihei road until it ends at a round about and park in the little shore access parking there (you will see Ekah Village). It is a simple walk down... More

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