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Loved the turtles

As others have said, the access is a bit challenging, but it was amazing to snorkel with many sea... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Everett, Washington
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Wonderful way to see the turtles

Not a huge beach, but not too busy. Lovely place to swim and see lots and lots of sea turtles... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

If you are not staying at Honokeana Bay, you won’t have easy access to their bay - it’s blocked off - HOWEVER, between that property and next door Napili Point there is a public access trail that borders the Napili Point property - starts behind...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terralee P
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We found the well hidden path and entered the water through the rock shoot. The waves were huge and current was strong but we are good swimmers and had floatation devices. Swam out into the open water and were immediately pummeled by high rocks and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Amy G
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

As others have said, the access is a bit challenging, but it was amazing to snorkel with many sea turtles. Also a huge variety of fish and many urchins. Liked this better than the excursion that we took to Lanai to snorkel. I wouldn’t recommend...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Not a huge beach, but not too busy. Lovely place to swim and see lots and lots of sea turtles, which swim close to the shore. Don’t miss a quick stop here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gregsky
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

When in Maui we have alternatively stayed at either Napili Point or Napili Shores resorts, both of which have easy access to this little bay. (The Honokeana Cove resort does as well, but we've never stayed there and can't comment further.) Without a doubt this...More

Date of experience: February 2018
15  Thank Allen L
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This is not an accessible bay--it's hidden among resorts, and entry to the water is rocky. But there are a lot of turtles. My husband and I walked here from one of the neighboring properties and saw 7 turtles one morning without even getting in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank trueindigo
Reviewed July 10, 2017

A bit difficult to find this private cove in Napili. The turtles and sunshine were both plentiful. LOVE this place!!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kelly D
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

My friends rented a condo at Honokeana Cove. We were lucky to join them every day for a snorkel with the turtles. Really the best experience I have had anywhere.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CountryHills
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Accessibility is the main concern. Did not try the pathway. Entry to the bay is easier if you are staying at the 2 resorts at the bay. NAPILI POINT and HONOKEANA COVE both which are older and more quiet resorts/facilities but are reasonably priced. We...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank I_like_gadgets
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This cove is a bit tricky to get to, but worth the effort. This bay has numerous Sea turtles and abundant coral and other reef fish. Bring your own snorkel gear and swim at your own pace. Not crowded. Beautiful view.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Cindy S
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