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“Beautiful”
Review of Makena Beach

Makena Beach
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South Maui Kayak and Snorkel Tour with Turtles
Ranked #30 of 367 things to do in Maui
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Fresno, California
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

The beach was so nice. We spent a lot of time here and snorkeled right there. The reefs and sand were so clean and refreshing. Never had a more relaxing time. Not crowded at all!

Visited December 2013
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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Strong waters but gorgeous”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

We really loved Makena Beach...the currents run different directions based on the wind, so there were all these water eddys where the water would merge in interesting ways. so beautiful and pristine. The sand is silky soft and there's plenty of beach space. I would be hesitant to swim in the deep ocean here - there are strong currents. But its great for playing in the shallow area!

Visited September 2013
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Natick, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Interesting hike”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

A bit off the beaten tack at the end of a long road this is a hike over lava fields. A bit busy in the middle of the day but we arrived late afternoon as folks were leaving so not too crowded for us.

Look up directions for the hike but is you are limited for time go to Haleakala National Park and do the walk to the waterfall or head up to the cater for sunrise.

Visited December 2013
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Kelowna, Canada
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“What an amazing beach!”
Reviewed December 25, 2013

You won't be disappointed. The waves were amazing, beach and view were perfect. We have been here a couple of times. Sometimes the waves are too strong to go into the ocean, but when they calm down it is nice for the whole family to enjoy! A little bit of a trek to get here and parking was full, but our favourite place to go and relax in Maui!

Visited December 2013
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United States
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107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“My favorite beach in Maui”
Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is what a Hawaii beach is supposed to be like. Unlike some of the beaches that are lined with hotels and crappy retail shops, this beach is in a state park and it's truly breath taking. The sand is fine, the waters are typically calm and you feel like you're truly on a tropical island beach.

Visited December 2013
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