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Coastal Nature Trail

Address: Between the Kea Lani Hotel and the Kiawe thicket, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Ranked #3 of 21 Activities in Wailea
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
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Dallas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I wish I had known about this beach path earlier in our stay as this is a great way to see many of South Maui's beaches without having to drive and find a parking space. This trail is a paved scenic trail which runs from the South Maui beaches Keawakapu Beach all the way to Poolenalena Beach (with Mokapu, Ulua,... More

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Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Scenic, paved and beautiful. We walked the pathway at around 5 PM, stopped and sat on the beach around 5:45 to enjoy a gorgeous sunset. Wish we'd found this walk sooner.

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Chicago area
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96 reviews 96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We used this trail daily to visit other hotels nearby for lunch and dinner. Also made it so easy to visit adjacent beaches or just for a stroll

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Ardsley, New York
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158 reviews 158 reviews
79 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Do not miss this paved walk right along the oceans edge. One can walk quite a distance and see so many exceptional views..remember access comes at various points in Wailea..

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Fremont, California
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149 reviews 149 reviews
45 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I keep coming back to Wailea specifically for this 1.5 mile each way paved walking path along the coast. The path passes by several different beaches and resorts and is popular with visitors and locals alike. No bikes or dogs are allowed, and it can sometimes be crowded. I usually make the walk two times a day while on the... More

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Woke up every morning early and walked along the coast..... it was fantastic. The views of the ocean were wonderful and you felt great the rest of the day after walking

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Clifton, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The lava rocks were amazing, it's hard to believe that these rocks are still same. We should have dedicated a full day for the trail.

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Whistler, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Be careful on this walk you can end up walking for hours without even noticing. We started at the top of Keawakapu Beach and walked to the four seasons and back took us 3 hours. We spent about half the walk walking on the beaches and the other half on the paved trail. It was very nice we stopped on... More

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Tucson
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297 reviews 297 reviews
182 attraction reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It would be hard for us to imagine a visit to Maui that did not include this spectacular walk. Our favorite beginning point is to park at the Keawakapu Beach parking lot and begin the walk South. Along the way, so many charming little pocket beaches have their own special charm before the path moves along uphill a bit, and... More

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a recommendation from the concierge to try this area out and it was well worth the time. We hit it right at the perfect time and weather, allowing us to explore the beauty Hawaii really has to offer. Bring a pair of comfortable walking shoes and enjoy.

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