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Kapalua Beach

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Address: Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Nice public beach.

The beach is beautiful. The beach has public access walkway and parking but easy to park on road and take a short walk. We saw some turtles sunning on the beach. Pleanty of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach is beautiful. The beach has public access walkway and parking but easy to park on road and take a short walk. We saw some turtles sunning on the beach. Pleanty of snorkeling around the area. If looking for a beach north of Lahaina it is worth stopping.

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked the Trail to this beach to check it out. It's a great sandy beach somewhat protected from waves and offers great swimming and snorkelling. As it's fairly small the beach does fill up. There is also a great snack bar and washrooms too.

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Thank TreckingLee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This little beach has almost every day a wedding Good for snorkelling Very quiet spot and known for the sunset at Merriman's restaurant Between merriman's and the montage it is also a good spot for whales watching..

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Versailles, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although it is a beautiful setting, be careful at this beach. There can be dangerous undertow conditions.

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Commack NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best snorkeling beach we have fund. At least 3 turtles live here including an old male who hides under the reef for 20 minutes at a time. Best to go about 4PM. Parking is a nightmare. Kapalua resort has recently put up "We Will Tow You Signs" across the street. Be prepared to walk a good half... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved snorkeling at this beach. We didn't get started early enough to park in the parking lot, but people park all along Lower Honoapiilani Road. The snorkeling was great until the wind picked up. As soon as that happened the beach goers and snorkelers started to leave. Get an early start for the best snorkeling.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great beach for the family to enjoy for the day. There is good snorkeling, opportunity for boogie boarding and swimming, natural shade under the trees, and a changing room, bathroom, and outside shower. If the winds are in your favor, it's a winner!

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach has a great reputation and it's well deserved. We followed the instructions in a guidebook as to where to park, and walked down to the beach (not far at all from parking) with all our beach gear and settled in for the day. There are bathrooms and showers. Our thing is snorkeling and this beach is protected even... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best areas in Maui for snorkling. Many kinds of fish can be seen, as well as coral. Early is better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an unbelievable experience to swim with wild turtles here at this beach. It's only a small beach and parking is minimum but make the efforts because it's well worth it.

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