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“Great Day at Kapalua” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kapalua Beach

Kapalua Beach
Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Kapalua
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“Great Day at Kapalua”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Arrived early and had the beach to ourselves, very good snorkeling, clarity was good and lots of fish and even a turtle.!

Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Wonderful snorkle site for families!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Limited parking is the only drawback for this wonderful snorkle beach! Flat water, beach and grass and tons of fish to watch!! Super for families and those who do not like boat rides to snorkle spots - you will see plenty of fish here without the sea sickness or expense of a boat ride!

Visited October 2013
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White Rock, Canada
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“Favourite snorkling spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were so happy to find this spot. We found it on the "Maui Dive Shop" snorkling map. We had a difficult time finding the beach from their directions and by the time we arrived, the parking was difficult to find. The beach has lovely sand, but it gets deep quickly. This is good for snorklers, as you can get rewarded with awesome fish close to shore. We even saw a turtle there. It was also the beginning of the "Kapalua Coastal Trail". We changed our clothes in the washroom (only ONE stall working for the women) and walked this 2mile hike each way. What an awesome island! We'll definitely go there again.. perhaps even find a condo close by this time.

Visited September 2013
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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“Best snorkelling with turtles”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Just up the coast from Kannapali, free car parking, lifeguard on duty, picnic/BBQ facilities, toilets, beautiful beach and also some shade under the trees. We spent a couple of hours at the beach after checking out of our resort before heading back to the airport. We watched the turtles rise out of the water to breath and there were heaps of them. You could swim along side them and they would come up and touch your hand. Beautiful place to visit a must and not crowded.

Visited September 2013
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Maryland
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“Great snorkeling!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is a great place to go snorkeling!!! No fee!!! Get there early so you can find parking. If you don't have snorkeling gear you can rent it there. The beach is nice and clean. The water was calm and clear. It does get fairly deep, but you can stay shallow and still see fish. We saw lots of colorful fish, eels, and three turtles!!! Highly recommend this spot.

Visited August 2013
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