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Address: off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
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The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.

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Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe and Snorkel Adventure
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Lovely beach for sun worshippers, swimmers and snorkellers.

One of our favourite Maui beaches, but with limited parking facilities. On three occasions we had to abandon our plans to spend time on the beach as no parking spaces were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
CatherineCB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of our favourite Maui beaches, but with limited parking facilities. On three occasions we had to abandon our plans to spend time on the beach as no parking spaces were available.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ulua Beach is fairly small, popular and has limited parking. NBevertheless, it is a great beach, especially if you have small children. The beach is very protected from waves, which provides a safe place for kids even on windier days with higher surf. The reef on the north side of the beach is a well known snorkeling spot. I have... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although the beach has a wide sandy area, it's a great spot to watch the Hawaiian green turtles which can weigh up to 500lbs and can swim with you. The marine life is so rich that you can observe almost all Hawaiian fish species in this small beach. There is a public access spot to drop visitors as well as... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the beach we used the most during our stay in this portion of the Mau’i. It is busy at certain times of the day, but appeared to be a little less than the other beaches. There also appeared to be more locals using this beach than a several of the other beaches. Access from the parking lot was... More 

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Orange County, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have spent a lot of time at Ulua beach while staying at Elua village. It's the perfect beach for famlies to spend the day. The waves are perfect for boogie boarding, snorkeling to see turtles and great sunsets in the evening. What more could you want.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, son and I dined here one evening and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Our food was good and our server even better. You can't beat the ocean views under the stars and dimly lighted beach... So close! The sounds of the crashing waves were just fabulous!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is AWESOME for beginners! Just a few feet into the water in the shallow area you can put your snorkel gear on and see fish right away! We saw a huge variety as we snorkeled out around the rocks. Friendly people, local families go there and it is fun to watch the little kids on their boards. We... More 

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Rockford, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ocean beach only 1/2 mile from Residence Inn Hotel, great snorkeling for all ages, beach sand okay for everyone!

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This perfect beach is worth the drive although parking is limited. There is a drop off area with outdoor fresh showers, bathrooms, and benches. The paved path leads to a beautiful bay with shade and lots of white sandy beach and gradual entry with sandy bottom. The reef is right there, perfect for snorkeling and good visibility. Easy entries and... More 

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Vancouver,BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great family beach for beginner snorkelling where you can see lots of interesting fish and swim with turtles. Be sure to respect the rules of the coral and sealife including not touching the turtles.

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