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Kahekili Beach

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Address: 65 Kai Ala Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9420
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Good snorkeling

We really enjoyed snorkeling here. There is plenty of free parking and the beach is only a short walk away. There is lots of coral and we saw plenty of fish and two to three sea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Amy H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed snorkeling here. There is plenty of free parking and the beach is only a short walk away. There is lots of coral and we saw plenty of fish and two to three sea turtles along the bottom that kept swimming up to say hi! It was so neat to swim with sea turtles. Definitely worth checking out.

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, long stretch of sand, with gorgeous views. the drop off in the water is rather sudden and deep, but the waves were gentle, this day, at least.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful state park beach with free parking and a short walk to the beach itself. It sits on the beachwalk on North Kaanapali. There are trees along the back of the beach which provide great shade. The snorkeling is very good here. We saw very large starfish here. Great beach for all but especially for families which... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you find the parking lot, it is only a 100yards to a fantastic beach. My wife an I spent a few hours hang out and snorkeling. Coral is about 100ft off the shore line and not very deep until you get out a few hundred yards out. We saw plenty of sea life and even a couple of turtles.... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great section of beach with green grass park, includes BBQ facilities and restrooms, that is heavily used by locals and tourists alike

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was puzzled going to this beach, because the street to the parking lot looks like you are going into the Westin resort, but just keep folloing signs for the beach park and you are good. The beach is nice, sandy and great. There are some palms offering shade and a few trees in the back to offer some more... More 

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is actually the best of the Lahaina area. Sea turtles, relatively calm water and plenty of space to everybody...

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South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach was nice for the kids, some coral right near the water's edge so they could see some fish swimming around with only their goggles on. Nice soft sand as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We visited four beaches in Maui this trip, and had visited two others in previous years. Out of all the beaches in Maui, this is the beach to visit. If you are looking to snorkel, you will find enough fish to keep you occupied for a long time. If you are looking just to enjoy a nice time in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

As a novice snorkeler, I absolutely love this beach. It is so easy to get in and out of the water. Plus as soon as you put your head in the water there's fish to see. Amazing. On our recent trip to Maui we spent almost every morning at this beach. The bathroom and shower facilities are nice. There is... More 

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