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Address: off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Activities: Snorkeling
Description: The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.
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Great Snorkeling Beach, But Go Early!

Ulua Beach is a great place to swim, snorkel, or just relax by the ocean (lots of shade), but unless you like crowds, get there early. We got there at about 7:30 am and it wasn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Ulua Beach is a great place to swim, snorkel, or just relax by the ocean (lots of shade), but unless you like crowds, get there early. We got there at about 7:30 am and it wasn't very crowded. However, about an hour or so later there was a huge influx of people. It is really a superb beach for snorkeling,... More 

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Weldona, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We visited Ulua Beach three times. While snorkeling we saw tons of fish, including a puffer fish and an eel, and turtles each time! It was a beautiful reef. Even though it was popular, it was still peaceful and friendly.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great snorkel and good for beginners and kids. Easy place to learn and super colorful fish just off rock reef to right of beach. Nice hilltop area to watch ocean.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

very nice waves and....walking distance from grand champion resorts did not see much fishtes and not sure it is good for snorkeling however nice beach close to resorts for kids to have fun and parents to alternate between sun and shadow

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Taught my wife to snorkel here. It is a perfect layout to improve and start to go further and further out as you progress. Does get pretty crowded but usually not many people early in the morning. Usually gets windy during mid-day hours. Also a great beach to sunbathe and relax.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great snorkeling here, some shade, good swimming. Bathrooms and showers at public access. Gets crowded, with scuba dive lessons taking place in the morning. As with all South Maui beaches, come early for best experience. Shares public access with Mokapu Beach - good snorkeling on either side of lava rock point.

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I can snorkel with fish and my son in the morning. Then I can swim with turtles with my daughter. In the afternoon, we hit the waves for boogie boarding. A perfect day at the beach.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When we visited this beach it was quite busy. They had washrooms and an area to shower off which was nice before the drive back to our resort. Wave's weren't bad here, so it's a place we'd bring younger children, although the wave situation can change pretty quickly all over Maui, so just keep and eye out. Waves tend to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

You can't go wrong anywhere in Maui, but Ulua beach is as nice as any other. Great facilities if you are not actually staying at one of the oceanfront resorts.

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Ulua is a very popular, crescent shaped, sandy beach in the Wailea area. Every time we've been to Ulua, the water has been calm and the snorkeling has been pretty good. Plenty of parking nearby.

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Address: off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailea

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