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“elua village”(6 reviews)
The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.
off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great snorkeling here, this location is conveniently located. The waves are gentle here and bathroom is available for changing and washing after.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shiva_Dragon
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went early in the morning and saw beautiful large turtles and lots of fish. Early AM seems to be best.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank juliecamille70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my 11 yr. Old loved snorkeling here. The North side of the beach is the best for snorkeling. Lots of fish and turtles to see. Gentle waves in the morning and clear water. Loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leel48
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this beach because it is smaller, shallow, has coral and fish for great snorkeling, trees that provide shade, a bathroom close by. Also easy free parking or convenient pick up/drop off area. There are a lot of shells. We saw lots of fish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went snorkeling and while it’s not out of world, it’s pretty decent. The long foot patch offers infinite views of Wailea beach and the resorts hogging the beach at least keep the whole thing beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shreyansh182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this beach. It doesn’t seem very busy. It is beautiful scenery. Parking is nearby. It is a great place to catch a sunset. As a matter of fact, we have a picture of a postcard worthy sunset from April hanging in our house...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BaileyL99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Soft sand, great snorkeling for fish, eels and turtles and good waves for boogie boarding.We were even able to spot many whales in the distance. Short walk from the public parking lot and bathrooms close by.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was a fabulous beach for snorkeling. Local scuba tours were using it to make sure their customers had a good experience. We saw pretty much everything except turtles. The calm water made visibility excellent and the minor currents made swimming easy even for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cinquefoilr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit this beach a couple of times on each trip. there is a small reef where the snorkelling is pretty good for beginners. There is limited parking here, and the facilities are clean. Go early to get a parking spot.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BarriereFisherman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed right next door at Wailea Beach resort- this was 'our' daily spot for swimming and snorkeling! We saw so many marine animals while just swimming here....we swam here every day,usually sometime in the morning hours but afternoons also. One memorable day we just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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February 8, 2018|
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Response from RamboNWAlberta | Reviewed this property |
Yes, excellent here. The parking lot fills up early so it can be impossible to park at times. Usually good if you're there before 9 AM, after that, it's tough and can be problematic. This place has best snorkeling, go early... More
February 5, 2018|
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Response from chuck h | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any topless women there and don't know what the state laws are. Why not try it as you can always put a top on. Remember you only live once!
August 8, 2016|
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Response from 910davem | Reviewed this property |
Yes a.d good food at the shops center.