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“Life's a beach!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ka'anapali Beach

Ka'anapali Beach
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
808-661-3271
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$38*
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Ranked #1 of 39 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
Langley, Bc
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“Life's a beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Great place to relax in the sun (or the shade). Eatery at the Sheraton was superb. There are also two great restaurants at Whaler's Village.

Visited May 2013
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York, Pennsylvania
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

beautiful stretch of beach, great for families and honeymooners.
very quiet. Close to restaurants and shopping.

Visited May 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Nice Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Very long white sand beach. If you do not go early enough, expect to pay premium parking fees at hotels nearby (we were not staying on Ka'anapali). We went around 9 and all free parking was already scooped up. The beach was very empty and peaceful in the morning but did fill up eventually. You could look at the view all day long with the island in the distance against the blue water. There was actually a shark attack off the pier while we were on the beach and a lifeguard came around to pull us out of the water. I must say that the beach is gorgeous however, it is a more commercialized beach with the landscaping and hotels down the beach so we actually opted for Napili Beach for the rest of the time we were in that area on Maui. If you prefer a more relaxed and less commercialized feel, Napili is a better option in my opinion but Ka'anapali is worth at least one visit.

Visited April 2013
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Richland, Washington
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“Walk on the beach at sunset”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Great walk by the ocean, but pretty expensive to eat or drink. Sunsets are absolutely beautiful. Hold hands and stroll.

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New York
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“AMAZING VIEW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Sand looks like brown sugar...your toes just melt into the sand as you walk. Nice backdrop and a sunset to die for. You can walk for miles on this beach- there is so much space to just lay around and sun bathe. There are really no words to describe this place- you just have to go and see it for yourself.

Visited May 2013
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