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Keawakapu Beach

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Address: Wailea, Maui, HI

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Our local beach!

Keawakapu is great local beach for walking, sunset, easy swimming and beautiful views. Dogs are also allowed and parking nearby!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Whitefish, Montana
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked this beach experience while staying at Ekahi Village Wailea. Great for our 1 year-old son because the waves were small, bottom is sandy, water is clear, and we met some awesome families. Can be crowded in the area we frequented but looked much quieter just a short walk down the beach. Saw several sea turtles while snorkeling the... More 

Thank Christina O
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Keawakapu is great local beach for walking, sunset, easy swimming and beautiful views. Dogs are also allowed and parking nearby!

Thank PatriciaVarley
Maui, Hawaii
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73 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live close by this beach by choice. I believe that Keawakapu is one of the best beaches ever. Walking in the pure sand, snorkeling, paddling, swimming, hanging out with friends, sunsets... It doesn't get any better than this

1 Thank GinaOnMaui
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have tried them all and keep coming back to keawakapu. It is entertaining to watch the paddle boarders and kayaker attempt to enter the date when it is wavy on calm days it has some of the best snorkelling on the island and you can always spot turtles it is a protected bay can be calm in the morning... More 

1 Thank Penny n
North Barrington, Illinois
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120 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely stretch of beach but do mind the signs! The water can change at a moment's notice. One minute we were enjoying the mild waves and the next we were hit by 3 very large waves (at least 10 ft.) and it was pretty scary for a moment. Very pretty, but very unpredictable!

1 Thank JBVO
Maple Ridge, Canada
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404 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The far end of Wailea this beach has lots of access and is very nice. Basically starting at the 5 palms, this beach has a lot to offer. Washrooms available. Good people watching and snorkelling.

1 Thank OldCarGuy66Plymouth
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

If you like to get in the water but don't like stepping on lava this is the BEACH! there's a parking lot across the street and the beach is soft sand with gentle waves. Located close to two of my favorite restaurants, Sarento's & 5 Palms. You cant go wrong!

1 Thank Ed P
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

This beach was beautiful! Also, it is great for families and a great swimming beach!the waves were good and not too rough! There was some rocks that were cool to explore and held some crabs but the crabs mainly stayed near the water by the rocks so they were not a bother.

2 Thank Goabroad12
Sonoma, California
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78 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Always waves lapping at the shore and a private beach in that a lot of people don't know about this sort of hidden gem. Much less wind and waves here than on other locations on the island. . . not too near to hotel row which is a good thing. . .

1 Thank Joe H
Royal Oak, Michigan
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201 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Parking is across the street and although it can get somewhat crowded, there's plenty of beach to find a quiet spot. This is my favorite place to watch the sunset and a lot of people come for that. If you're there at the right time of year you'll see whales out on the horizon as a bonus

1 Thank williephips

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