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Address: off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI

The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.

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A little quieter beach

Wailea Beach, just to the south, was a bit crowded. This one was quieter and very pleasant for walking the wet sand.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Spokane, Washington
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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wailea Beach, just to the south, was a bit crowded. This one was quieter and very pleasant for walking the wet sand.

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Tualatin, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is some great snorkeling to the south of the beach. We saw more turtles here then we did in any other locations on the island.

1 Thank Oursidephilip
Halifax, NS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice smaller beach fronting the Ulua condos. Good parking lot, you can drop your beach stuff off and then go park. Washrooms and showers, a naturalist on site to answer questions. We saw lots of of divers and people snorkeling near the edge of the beach. Not great for a beach walk as it is not very long. But... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was nice. The sand was nice. The snorkelling was fair today. Visibility was poor near the beach, but it was better 200 ft (approx) out where there were some coral. Some tropical fishes to see. We found that the beach seemed to cater to the guests/residents who live nearby. There was very little parking for a beach that... More 

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Eugene, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small beach with limited parking. BUT it is a wonderful place to snorkel when the winds or storms have not riled the water. if it is high tide, be careful to enter directly down from the entry and then work your way to the right to the side of the coral reef. if you enter too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun beach for snorkeling and skin diving. It is also fun for boogie boarding. It connects with Makapu Beqch and then to Keawakapu beach so you can walk a very long ways on the beach. Good rest room facilities and showers

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach! You can snorkel here too. There is some shade by the tree line which is great. Bathrooms an a shower available. Perfect little spot!

Thank aloha131
Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was very nice and clean, best views and good waves every day and great sunsets as well. Great to use snorkel gear

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Have been going to this spot for 10 years. Mornings are best for water clarity, but afternoons are a bit warmer in terms of the water temperature.

Thank Laura B
Arvada, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This beach is a bit hard to find. Find the Andaz hotel and the driveway just South of the parking lot and turn in. Parking is limited so get there early. Walk down the road to the restrooms and turn right. It's a pretty sloped beach and a long beach that goes behind the houses. You can do water sports... More 

Thank Dave M

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