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Ho'okipa Beach Park

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Address: Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.

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Beautiful!

We visited this beach on our way to Hana, and not only is it beautiful, but it's easily accessible and has a decent sized parking lot. The sand is soft, the water is clear and... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this beach on our way to Hana, and not only is it beautiful, but it's easily accessible and has a decent sized parking lot. The sand is soft, the water is clear and blue, and we even saw a large turtle basking in the sun! Definitely worth a visit!

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Banning, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to the overlook and what a view this was. Could see the surfers below waiting for the big one. Easy parking and food trucks are there if you need a snack or? Be prepared for the wind it may be there. Great stop and worth you time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ho‘okipa is a beach on the north shore ofMaui, Hawaii, United States, perhaps the most renowned windsurfing site in the world. A combination of large, well-shaped waves breaking across a system of reefs that extend across the bay and consistently strong winds make it ideal for the sport. Waves there are largest during the winter, smaller in summer. In addition to windsurfing competitions surfing contests are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at Ho'okipa beach. Not too crowded, had several reef a long the beach that created safe splash pool type area for the kids without worry for current or waves. The kids love spending time there. On the east end of the beach is where all the sea Turtles beach to relax. We had six come up... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After dinner at Nuka, headed over here to sit on the grassy knoll and watch the sufers to our right and the sun set to our left. Beautiful and quite local

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Paia this beach is a must visit. See the surfer and the turtles on the beach. The turtles sun themselves next to the beach goers. There is a life guard there that is always warning the surfers. A great beach to watch the surf and wild life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't want to drive all the way to Hana being we visited Hana last year. It wasn't really worth the drive to us. But, we did want to stop by and visit Ho'okipa Beach and just sit and enjoy watching the surfers and windsurfers. We had passed by the beach last year on the way out of Paia headed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This big stretch of beach is gorgeous offering waves for paddle boarding & swimming. Park here to walk down to Black Rock :)

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great beach, from both down by the water or up at the lookout. It is the rare day when there is not a wave to be caught. It is also a world class windsurfing location when the trades are blowing. There is also an awesome sea turtle rest spot at the pavillion end of the beach.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to take it all in... Breath taking bay of surfers and turtles. A few craft venders and some awesome hotdogs or if you like Hawaiian ice or a coconut water... Enjoy the sunset

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