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Mokapu Beach Park

Address: Wailea, Maui, HI
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Wailea
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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English first
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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed our visit here as there was a little shade. Loved that we could walk to it from the Four Seasons where we were staying. There were chairs from the Andaz but it's a big beach with plenty of room so it didn't feel crowded.

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Los Angeles, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
75 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Mokapu and Wailea Beaches are basically side by side along the famous southwest coast of Maui, which is generally known for great beaches and snorkeling. It was a little crowded, but still plenty of room to lie on the sand, snorkel, and just bob around in the waves. Clean bathrooms and showers, and close proximity to the fancy Wailea shopping... More

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297 reviews 297 reviews
182 attraction reviews
264 helpful votes 264 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
92 helpful votes 92 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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37 reviews 37 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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