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Wailea Beach

Address: Wailea, Maui, HI
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Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe and Snorkel Adventure
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Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Wailea
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St. John's, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The beach at the Fairmont Kea Lani resort is nice and friendly for families. Good service and members are allowed to reserve umbrellas and beds. If not used in an hour, beds and umbrellas are made available again.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I recently stayed at the Four Seasons for four consecutive nights on a business trip so this was my beach. There is a reason why the 5-star resorts are in Wailea fronting this beautiful beach. Very calm waves if any, warm and clear water, and the sand is as fine as sugar, golden brown, powdery soft, and silky smooth. From... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Come in February to see the migrating Humpback whales that fill the waters and play near the beach. Amazing sights. People from the Pacific Whale Foundation are there to explain it all. Oh BTW. birds that you will never see the 48 states - loved this place

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The best beach area we found is at the Wailea Grand Hotel and by law is available to the public. We stayed next door at the Marriott and visited this beach on occasion. The hotel's guests are plentiful but do not take up all the space.

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Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Great waves and sandy beach .... nice elevation to see out to the islands and the bay where the whales are splashing around .......

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Calgary Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Crazy busy...go elsewhere. Used to be a quiet beach but no more. Hotels have ruined the experience. Good snorkelling on both ends.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely beach, with that resort feel. On a calm day you can paddle board and snorkel here, but waves can be bigger in the winter. There are bathrooms and a pretty good size parking lot.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Nice sandy beach. Not crowded at all. Pretty good waves in the winter. October water was pretty flat.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Spectacular beach and kid friendly for swimming most of the time. This location is close by to where the snorkel trips stops to let you swim with the turtles. You can see them close to shore all the time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

One of the best places in Maui, It's worth going on the first or second day when in Maui! Super pretty

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