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“Gorgeous”
Review of Napili Beach

Napili Beach
Ranked #4 of 124 things to do in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
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Long Beach, California
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111 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Gorgeous”
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This is where I would stay if I come back to Maui, love this beach and area. Beaches are clean, area has a few nice restaurants, a bit far from Lahaina but it is all drive-able not too much traffic and if you are in vacation you shouldn't be in a hurry anyway. I would definitely compare this to Kaanapali beach and would be a good rival for best beaches in Hawaii.

Visited August 2014
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“Good place to see turtles”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Positive: Good for swimming, snorkeling and stand up paddling. Good place to see green turtles close to the rocks in the left side of the beach. Best breakfast in the island (The Gazebo).
Cons: parking.

Visited August 2014
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Houston, Texas
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36 attraction reviews
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“Quintessential Maui Beach”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The beach was gorgeous and well situated in a cove which was perfect for swimming and snorkeling. I think we were snorkeling for only a few minutes when a turtle swam right under our feet. Really cool.

Visited August 2014
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Saskatoon, Canada
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“Best body surfing beach”
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile


We have been up and down West Maui looking for a great body and boogie board beach. The swells the last two days created 6-8 ft waves on the beach today. Sounds very dangerous but they break fairly gently on to the steep shore. You get a great ride whether body surfing or using a boogie board. Maui Revealed says it is the beach with the most fun. We agree. Lots of people with big smiles playing in the waves.

The only issue is that there are too many kids who are totally clueless. They stand in the middle of the beach and wait for the wave to knock them over, thereby falling awkwardly on those trying to surf the same wave. All 4 of us got hit by these clueless kids.

Go early and avoid the crowds and you will be fine.

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“Next to best beach on Maui”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

It has a beautiful setting, a good restaurant, very good snorkeling, paddle boarding, and a variety of places to stay, from a large resort to small home friendly condominiums.

Visited August 2014
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