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Little Beach

Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Been going to Little Beach since 1998. Always a great time, and Sunday nights are the best! I don't smoke, but have been known to do the topless thing. I feel very free and alive when there.

Thank Honuhut
Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

If you really need to see middle aged nudes, make the trek. Otherwise stick to Big Beach. It's better swimming and a less treacherous hike.

Thank ChiMike312
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We love this beach and it is close to the Marriott.....but big beach is nicer. The cliffs are not as high, and the surf is still pretty rough...so watch yourself out there bud!

Thank USMA1983
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Climbing the rocks was a little scary. Did not like the fact that there were children there... a bit awkward. Waves were amazing. People were nice. Some people were smoking pot but it wasn't offensive, they were respectful.

Thank JuelMc
Reviewed September 24, 2015

It's a chill beach that's clothing optional. I don't really like the whole party scene on Sunday nights, but like to come and just hang out during the day. It's a beautiful beach with shallow waters. Quiet. Surfers are the norm, please be respectful and...More

4  Thank truckus8
Reviewed September 23, 2015

smoking and nudity is normal at this beach. There's really no other activies. I would not recommend for children. Take young ones to the Cove or one of the Kamaole beaches. Sunday evenings at Little beach make for an interestingly fun time, bonfire, dancing, music,...More

Thank Tina10Travels
Reviewed September 13, 2015

The kids learned how to surf here with an instructor. They have shallow water and decent waves that allow for an instructor to stand and teach while being able to paddle out and catch a wave.

Thank 632AndreaB
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Quite a handsome crowd, not too many not too few people to keep it interesting, strong surf, beautiful spot. Cruising in the bushes.

3  Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Simply the best beach I have ever been to. You can lay back on the beach and relax or go out and do the best body surfing in the area. On Sunday evenings they have a drum circle going on. No facilities so try to...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed August 31, 2015

My first time on a nude beach. Was uncomfortable for like 5 seconds. Great beach, nice people, but obviosly not for everyone. Glad I went for 3 straight days, and would certainly go back when returning to Maui.

2  Thank Ralphee2
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Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
Yes I am sure he will know little beach but it is also part of Makena State Park
July 6, 2016|
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Response from surfercharlie | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what time of day you want to visit. If you are visiting during daylight hours, then park in the first parking lot to Big Beach. That parking lot closes at 7:45 p.m. If you are interested in the nightlife... More
May 26, 2015|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
oh yeah - Rent a car or find a friend with one. It's a good ride from Kahului to Kihei and then you have to get to Wailea. From there you head south down the coast a good distance and turn off on dirt roads - No Public... More