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Address: Makena Road, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753

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Very beautiful place

You may never want to leave. This place is so beautiful it makes you wonder how God spoke creation into being. Amazing views for you before you return to New Jersey.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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722 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You may never want to leave. This place is so beautiful it makes you wonder how God spoke creation into being. Amazing views for you before you return to New Jersey.

Thank USMA1983
Seymour, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got married on this beach last week in Maui! It's very small quaint beach that not many people go to which makes it fantastic spot if you're looking for a small beach wedding. The pictures here turned out amazing and looking forward to going back to it in the future

Thank stephg329
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palau'ue Beach used to be a hidden treasure. The locals called it White Rock for the pieces of coral that washed up on the beautiful sand. The haoles knew it as The Maui Meadows Beach as those people used it for getaways. Then it got Revealed. An aggressive guidebook author posted Palau'ea as a go-to spot for mainland visitors. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Finding it - When you get to the south end of the ocean side walking path head inland - Then along makena road. Eventually you will see this on the right throuhg some trees Pros - Nice beach - Not crowded - Beach has a good depth to it Cons - If you like calm shallow water this is not... More 

Thank NomadNorth
Maui, Hawaii
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51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We are here right now at Palau'ea Beach better known to us "locals" as White Rock Beach. It's hard to find at the end of Wailea and you have to walk across some properties to get to the beach. This is one place we always bring our visiting friends and family because it is secluded, the beach is unsurpassed, the... More 

Thank MauiTraveller50
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My wife and I spent 8 nights in Maui to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. As a surprise to my wife, I arranged for a sunset photo shoot at this beach, also called White Rock Beach. Natalie Brown was our photographer and she was wonderful. We have lots of great pics to enjoy forever. Make sure you contact Natalie Brown... More 

1 Thank Michael M
Florsheim, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

My husband and I got married at the Palau'ea Beach. The weather was perfect and we witnessed the most beautiful sunset we'd ever seen! There were only a few people at the beach, it felt like we had it all for ourselves! Too bad Maui is so far away for us because I wish I could be there more often!

1 Thank Marcella H
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Someone is building a house right behind the beach. The beach itself is beautiful, the water clear, the sand soft. I snorkeled a bit but I couldn't convince my wife to come with me because the surf was a little rough. The waves kept knocking her over while she was trying to put her flippers on. So she sat on... More 

1 Thank Dave M
Phoenix, Arizona
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950 reviews
628 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Partly hidden away below Polo Beach is a beautiful unimproved strand the locals call White Rock Beach. There are no facilities but a port a potty. Parking is along the road. It is clearly a favorite of locals. We even saw wedding pictures being posed. Real, not tourist, Hawaii.

Thank Mike K
Sherman Oaks
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

very few rocks and so relaxing. there are sometimes a lot of people so you need to get there early to get a parking spot and a beach spot.

Thank Samantha R

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