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“Great uncrowded beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Keawakapu Beach

Keawakapu Beach
Wailea, Maui, HI
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Wailea
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Union, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great uncrowded beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Free parking across the street. Beach access via paved walkway. Beach shower. Bike rack. Did not see any bathroom. Very uncrowded beach. Mostly private homes along beach. Fine, white sand. Very comfortable. Some rocks in surf however very visible and we went in the water a bit further down sand without rocks went as far out as up to our heads in water.

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Surprise, Arizona
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 attraction reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“This Beach has Terrific Snorkeling!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We enjoyed this beach and the adjacent Kihei Surfside so much last year, we brought our adult kids along this year. We snorkeled at a number of Kihei beaches, but this was our favorite in 2014. Amazing diversity...saw lots of turtles (especially right off from the Yoga Studio), eels, snake eels, loads of fish, including hard to spot flounder, a jellyfish, and even a stingray!! Best snorkeling is off to the right as you enter the beach. You can work your way all the way down to the Kihei Boat Ramp.
Recommend the snorkel rental shop right at the Mana Kai...the equipment is good quality and reasonably priced. If you buy a discount card, you can save some money--especially if you rent paddle boards.

Visited May 2014
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Brigham City, Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
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“Very nice beach.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is a very nice beach. It wasn't super crowded and it had a nice long stretch of sand. I enjoyed taking a jog on the beach in the morning and swimming in the afternoons. Our hotel (Mana Kai Maui) was perched on the beach, I think it would be a tough location to beat.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“my old local”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

always love this beach. when I lived here five years ago, this was my local beach, lived only a few blocks away.

Visited May 2014
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Maui
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
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“Calm & Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It was a beautiful and relaxing. Enjoyed a lovely beach afternoon with our son who liked the wide expanse of beach that this has to offer.

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