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Review of Ka'anapali Beach

Ka'anapali Beach
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$132.88*
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West Maui Snorkeling Adventure
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$88.95*
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Sunset LIVE
Ranked #1 of 125 things to do in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We have stayed at 3 different hotels on Kaanapali Beach and never been disappointed. The beach has been voted the #1 beach in the U.S. on a number of occasions. It is pristine with beautiful views of Molokai and Lanai. During the late fall the waves are perfect for body surfing. There is a wonderful beach walk that begins around the Hyatt Regency and goes past the Royal Lahaina Hotel. It is perfect for long walks in the morning or after dinner watching the sunset.
While snorkeling one afternoon south of the Royal Lahaina Hotel near the point, I almost ran into a giant sea turtle which cames inches away. There were also schools of Humuhumunukunukuapua'a which were absolutely gorgeous. This beach is incredible for it's beauty and attractions.

Thank jerdc
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

Love the whole hotel/condo area. Close to Lahaina and shopping areas. Beautiful with all the Hawaiian flowers, and the landscaping is fabulous! Beautiful sights of the island making a fantasy a reality as one sits in an open aired restaurant munching on fresh fish and enjoying a tasty cool cocktail. Really a touch of heaven!

Thank PoconoTravelor4
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

The beach itself is long and has lots of soft sand so great for a walk but at places is quite narrow, so when the tide comes in there's not much sand. However you can see so many whales jumping and splashing... Very special and spectacular

Thank John A
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

One of the most fun places on Maui, with great shopping and restaurants at Whalers Village, and now the new Duke's restaurant further north.

Thank Mike_Cooling
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

The best part of this beach is the walking trail - a paved sidewalk for about 2 miles on south side and about a mile on the north, before they detoured us through parking lots. The walk runs along the beach, through the pretty resorts. A little crowded, but could still walk for exercise, and experience the resort life, even if you weren't staying there. And take a swim at the end of your walk. You could spend the day if you want, eating at the resorts, bringing your own picnic, whatever you want. Nice to have it all so available to the public.

Thank madelaine s
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