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Maluaka Beach

190 Makena Rd, Makena Beach Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8434
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Quiet Beach

Not lots of curbside parking, but easy to access still. Clean beaches, not crowded and awesome... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DingoBB
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Community of Madrid, Spain
Turtle town

We had heard from locals about the sea turtles 🐢 that come to rest on the beach. There is a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wakayoo N
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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190 Makena Rd, Makena Beach Resort, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8434
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not lots of curbside parking, but easy to access still. Clean beaches, not crowded and awesome views.

Thank DingoBB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard from locals about the sea turtles 🐢 that come to rest on the beach. There is a great car park and the beach is very accessible. There are turtles here all the time so you won't miss out. There were so many...More

Thank Wakayoo N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out to Maluaka Beach early afternoon. The beach wasnt very busy, there was plenty of shade. The best part? ALL THE TURTLES! This is a very good place to snorkel. The only issue was the current was pretty strong. I think it would...More

Thank hdbecky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see green turtles, Maluaka Beach is your family place. Also if you like snorkeling this is the territory to do that considering its calm and warm water. Advice, the entrance of this beach is not well signaled, hence the GPS will...More

Thank Claudio H
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Can walk in to snorkel or play in the clear waters. Gets more crowded and current gets stronger by the rocks about 11am. Best to stick to swimming after that.

1  Thank debbiesegoviano
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

I would rate this beach as average. It's more of a local beach which is cool, but I wouldn't recommend if you want a "post card" Maui beach. Check out Big Beach just a few minutes south if you want a "screen saver" type beach...More

1  Thank woahwoahsam
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Visiting this was a beautiful ending for our week long stay! This particular day was not crowded and was, well, Hawaii at its best!

Thank SRL1975
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Very quiet and almost private butiful sandy beach. Early in the morning is the best time to snorkel and see turtles and colorful fish.

1  Thank Johny12271
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We drove to the end of the road and found a parking spot nearby. When we walked to the beach, we found about 40 people on the beach and no one in the water. We were then told that some fisherman had been chumming and...More

Thank fuzzyfred
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This was one our favorite beaches in all of Maui. It is gorgeous and was not very crowded when we went. Seemed like a lot of locals frequent this beach. Seems good for swimming, did not try snorkeling here.

1  Thank Brett A
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canter2u
can someone give me directions to parking? We would like to snorkel at the south end. Thanks!
March 27, 2016|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
We just Google mapped Turtle Town Maui and it took us straight to the maluaka beach parking lot. We went once in the morning and once in the afternoon, both times we found a parking spot. There's a bathroom house on the left... More
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