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Kapalua Beach

1,170 Reviews

Kapalua Beach

1,170 Reviews
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Ryan wrote a review Jul 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina576 contributions34 helpful votes
If you're going here for snorkeling, the left side of the bay just passed the restaurant is where we saw the most sea life. Kapalua also has some of the softest sand I felt in Maui. Calm water makes this a good option for kids.
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Date of experience: August 2019
kaukau wrote a review Jun 2020
Lahaina, Hawaii2,045 contributions85 helpful votes
Since the Covid-19 pandemic has temporarily halted tourism on Maui, Kapalua Bay is an uncrowded paradise. (And plenty of parking!) Check out the photos!
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Date of experience: June 2020
USALouise wrote a review Apr 2020
Gurnee, Illinois416 contributions76 helpful votes
While staying at the Ritz Carlton in early March, our extended family of eight (ages 5 to 75) took the free Kapalua shuttle to the Kapalua Beach (Tip: call the free shuttle at 808-665-9110 and save the hassle of parking, even if you have a rental car). Unlike the D. T. Fleming beach, which was not viable for swimming, our family could all enjoy the calmer waters here. We arrived mid-morning and were able to capture a shaded spot under a tree for the grandparents. The beach was popular, but not overly crowded. We did not see any turtles, but the youngsters found tiny crabs and other interesting creatures near the southern rocks. We could see quite a few snorkelers, which I would have enjoyed on another occasion. There were convenient, clean restrooms available. Please bring reef-safe sunscreen! I bought Kokua Sun Care SPF 50 (natural zinc) from Amazon before coming to Maui...it was expensive but my fair skin got no sunburn during two hours on the beach.
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Date of experience: April 2020
By the beach wrote a review Mar 2020
Ocean City, New Jersey349 contributions178 helpful votes
My wife and I found this nice little secluded beach during the Coronavirus issue where the National parks were closed. We saw plenty of surfers and I can see where it is desirable because of the wave action. The beach does not offer any amenities, so bring your own snacks and drinks. Also the parking is very limited. There is another small lot nearby where we parked. We also walked down to the “dragons teeth”. It is worth a drive from Lahaina for a change of pace or a stop on the way to or from the blow hole.
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Date of experience: March 2020
happy4travel wrote a review Mar 2020
Northern California1,296 contributions298 helpful votes
We had a blast at Kapalua! This was crazy, our first time at Kapalua Beach 🏖🌴👍so gorgeous! The turtles were amazing! Definitely a return trip on the way! Even the kids enjoyed the atmosphere! Lots of turtles, too. The fish were incredible. Our youngest loved the ( Black Fish) !! Aquarium quality, all the way 🌺
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Date of experience: April 2019