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“Perfect Beach for Vacationers” 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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Maui Parasailing Experience
Ranked #1 of 98 things to do in Lahaina
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.
Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect Beach for Vacationers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This beach is picture perfect and is well protected from all but west swell. There is good snorkeling along the rock wall on the north side.

Visited December 2012
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Dunbarton, NH
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“Heaven on earth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Beautiful beach, water, scenery and a rainbow every evening. Something for everyone. Food for every taste and budget. Only minus is traffic to and from can be a bit of a bear.

Visited November 2012
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Rochester, New York
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“One of the world's top 10 beaches, period.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Many resorts line this great beach, which has a nice sidewalk/walkway between hotels, restaurants, Whalers Shopping Village and beach entrance points. Sand is white and clean, lovely warm waters to swim and float around in. Slow grading from shallow to deep water. Black Rock is a snorkeling area at North end of Ka'anapali Beach (part of the Sheraton Resort) and can have strong current surrounding it, so can prove a bit rough for snorkeling. Am daydreaming now of a wonderful afternoon in the sun and surf at Ka'anapali. A "do not miss" experience.

Visited December 2012
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Warm water!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A great beach with beautiful warm, clear water. Good snorkelling at Black Rock, although the currents a bit strong due to the wind.
Lots of great resorts line the beach, although a few more walkways to the beach would be good.

Visited November 2012
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Bellevue, Washington
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“Good snorkeling, large, open spaces,”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Great beach -- has a nice walkway between hotels and beach entrance, beach is great, perfect sand, shallow, warm waters, decent snorkeling.

Visited October 2013
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