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Napili Beach

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Address: Napili Bay, Lahaina, Maui, HI

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beautiful, not too busy and clean - very sub tropical

Its a smaller, more quaint area in Maui; much different than Kihei - sandy beaches, a beautiful walk along the entire area, rocks and sand, a must just to take in the scenery

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Abbotsford, Canada
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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a smaller, more quaint area in Maui; much different than Kihei - sandy beaches, a beautiful walk along the entire area, rocks and sand, a must just to take in the scenery

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice beach sand is deep and a high sloop to the water swim with green turtles at this beach get there early for best spots on the sand and parking is hard to find there is parking up on the main street and a small lane going to the beach no lie guards beach borders condo apt hotels

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic beach can be a bit rough if swells come in from the north. View is amazing..stay for the sunsets.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really good can get full bc it is full of all the tourists and locals but hey it is super popular trulls hang out in the AM on the South side of the Beach

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Hawaii. Not really sure which beach is better than another when I booked the hotel. But it happened to be the perfect one after we got there. It is quiet, several good spots for snorkeling. 150 yards to road side parking. There're sports stores within walking distance if you need some services. You can... More 

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Discovery Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Several trips to Maui have had us stay on the 'border' of Kapalua and Napili. I have always liked Napili beach due to there being fewer people than Kapalua beach. Although the water was relatively rough during this trip, which stirs up the water, sea life was pretty visible. On previous trips to this beach, I've snorkeled with the honus,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened to stumble upon this beach. We went for the sunset views the first time and it was beautiful. We went back a few days later to snorkel. I wish I would have had flippers, but it was an amazing snorkel spot! I saw sea turtles, eels, puffer fish, and many other fish. I would advise going snorkeling before... More 

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El Dorado, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For us to find this beach w had to drive through residential area and park. It was wortth it. Nice beach that is not crowded at all

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was my first ever snorkeling. Beautiful corals, huge pile of small fishes and a big sea turtle. It was an awesome experience. I took a boogie board and went snorkeling with a friend, despite not knowing how to swim in the deep ocean. Loved the experience. This beach is small, there are very limited paring spots which are taken... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful bay for snorkeling and swimming with turtles and sitting on the beach.It has showers available to use for rinsing off sand and a snack bar is available. Parking can be challenging but there are a few streets nearby that allow street parking.

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