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One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Maui
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was such a beautiful beach. The sand was perfect. It is very close to the resorts, so you can literally spend all day out here eating, snorkeling, etc. We even saw a turtle! I can't wait to come back here.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed on Ka'anapali Beach during our time in Maui. It was the perfect place to stay. The beach is beautiful and an easy walk to the surrounding hotels and Whalers Village. The waves can be strong depending on the day, but there were kids...More

Thank achunault
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is really nice and has a beautiful view of island just across from it. Beach chairs and umbrellas for rent.

Thank franciskoop
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not a very deep beach and it has a fast drop off. Have to watch the tide and waves as you can get caught and pulled out a ways without expecting it.

2  Thank Wolf1955
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beach is awesome! The water was warm, the sand was soft, and it wasn’t very crowded. We definitely would recommend this beach!

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beach is huge and with all the resorts along it there is plenty of amenities, from eating to shopping. We parked at the Sheraton down by black rock and walked. If you eat at the Sheraton as well they validate your ticket and the...More

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome first thing in the morning, though it was very windy in the later morning... a little sand blasted. Also, be careful of the wasps! I was stung and ended up with an infection 😑

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great beach for hanging out with friends and family! Just watch out when walking along the shore. Waves can come up unannounced!

Thank Family_Travelerer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in front of living units with walking path to enjoy the view and get in some exercise. The ocean view is amazing as are the sunsets. Snorkeling to watch the fish is right in front of you.

1  Thank eblackaby
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kaanapali beach as a multi-generational group of 10 people. We loved it1 The water and sand are beautiful! The surf is a bit strong and the water gets deep quickly. We enjoyed swimming and the younger kids enjoyed riding the waves on boogie...More

Thank Karen P
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Amanda U
4 May 2018|
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Response from cheftod67 | Reviewed this property |
There pavilions with restrooms at the beach park by the Westin villas resort. There is a board walk that runs for a couple of miles along the beach. Pick a spot And go swim. Have a great time
15 February 2018|
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Response from Joanne C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely road construction so expect delays. The far north end of beach under beach refurbishment as well. Just take your time and expect delays.
Asis B
9 January 2018|
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Response from GrandmaM59 | Reviewed this property |
No. Too bad though