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Hotels with surf

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Hotels with surf

I was wondering if there were any hotels that had any surf spots close by. Usually I end up having to drive somewhere

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1. Re: Hotels with surf

Your best bet is to stay in Napili to be the closest to the best surf. For sure you want to be in West Maui, not South.


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2. Re: Hotels with surf

Surf will depend on time of year. North/west in the winter months, south Maui in the summer months.

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Surfing in the south is bad, you need a really exceptional swell for anything good there. I'd stick with the West unless you are coming to Maui JUST to surf then I would stay in Kahului and head out each day from there.

Cove Park is the only real surf spot in the main tourist areas. Ma'alaea is only good when the surf is way up, then it is way scary. Other than that Makena Point and La Perouse Bay are the only other places and they are way south, end of the road for La Perouse Bay.

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As mentioned above, time of year will matter. Also what is your skill level? Honolua Bay is a great wave but it's not a beginner spot.

There is one occasionally decent lineup in Kaanapali, mid-way down. I surfed unnamed breaks in Honokowai for years right in front of condos we stayed in. Puamana has a break and easy walk to town or down the beach.

I really like surfing Ma'alaea when I've been in that area, but as mentioned it is a bit dicey at times...shallow and super offshores.

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