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“America's best beach”
Review of Ka'anapali Beach

Ka'anapali Beach
Ranked #4 of 78 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 February 6, 2016 via mobile

The ocean, the whales, the restaurants, and the atmosphere are #1. Snorkeling at black rock and along the beach is good.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mike M
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Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

There are few beaches on the big island that are open without a lot of rocks. Hapuna beach is the best on the big island. Kaanapali beach is on maui island and is by far the biggest and most beautiful!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank gr8mommaof6
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Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We were brought here by our in-laws. Each morning & each evening were picture perfect.
Loved viewing ocean, hearing waves, walking along beach, & splashing around in the ocean! Great boat rides are available.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank William H
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Reviewed February 6, 2016

This was my third time to this beach and I have enjoyed each visit. Plenty of space to enjoy. Good fish and some coral right offshore for snorkeling pleasure. Light waves for fun but not so much that you can't enjoy the beach without being an expert swimmer. Whales easily visible from the beach in winter.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank kurts589
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Reviewed February 6, 2016

Swim tan whale watch all from one spot. Wish it was flatter for walking, but that is its only downside.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank flutter1
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