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“Nice busy 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.
Kelowna, Canada
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“Nice busy beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Snorkeled with turtles and many fish here, jumped off blackrock and spent many hours soaking up the sun. Great people watching, a must do!

Visited February 2014
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“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Some places on Ka'anapali have a bit of a rough surf, but is gentle enough to learn to surf. The sunsets are spectacular, going down behind Lanai. Whale watching is fabulous here.

Visited February 2014
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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“Snow in December! 'tis true!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

What's not to love--it's Maui after all! For one day 1st week in December they make "snow" for the kids to play in & light the Banyan tree. We saw whales en route to Molokini for snorkeling. Beach surf rougher than eastern US beaches. Would re-visit in a heartbeat despite long plane trip from eastern US. Hotel food way overpriced, but again, it's Hawaii. Get in your rental car & explore the "lunch plate" joints--support local businesses rather than the chains for a more authentic experience.

Visited December 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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“Kids had a blast playing in the waves”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Close to great shops & restaurants. The beach was clean. We watched the whales breaching from the shore.

Visited February 2014
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“Good beach nice facilities”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is quite a good beach (although not suitable for swimming at times due to the conditions). It was not at all crowded and there are a bunch of very good hotels/cafes etc dotted along the beach.

Visited February 2014
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