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Ka'anapali Beach

Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black rock” (1,271 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (889 reviews)
“beach walk” (143 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've been to several spots snorkeling, Molokini, some other bays, me personally this was the best place to snorkel. Seen sooo many fish and schools of fish and even turtles. We went on our last day and the current was a little strong that day...More

Thank Shellee813
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach. Blue clear water. Tan colored beaches. To snorkel you have to go pretty far out. Current are stronger at that point.

Thank Brett T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in one of the hotels on Ka'anapali Beach and enjoyed swimming and snorkeling here. There is a very nice boardwalk between the hotels along the beach that's great for early morning or evening walks. The water is generally calm and we saw lots...More

1  Thank rjk307
Reviewed 3 days ago

I only got to spend a few minutes here because of all the wedding planning but it gave me an incredible sense of peace and calm

Thank bfino1010
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great beautiful beach near hotels. You can find activities to do there like parasailing and it is by Whalers Village shopping center.

Thank Veedot
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Holiday visit stunning beach views and waves. Happily go with family or just chill out by yourself. Strong current so be careful especially if your not a good swimmer or with children. Romantic sunset view for couples and photo opportunity. Take enough water and sunscreen....More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Its a great beach but many people go and sunbathe and enjoy the water in front of the Sheraton hotel as the high surf can get up to the path. Rough water with strong tides but nice.

Thank jojo60713
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walk this beach every morning and beach it after. The water is warm and not too rough. Best beach in Hawaii!

Thank gardeningnana
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We drove to Ka'anapali from Lahaina for an evening stroll to watch the sunset and maybe take a cocktail at one of the oceanfront resort hotels. Having been on many other beautiful beaches around Hawaii this was certainly not one to be remembered. All of...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beach is really clean not to many people when we would go down to walk . We had a great time swimming water was great .

Thank Rene M
Nearby Restaurants
Hula Grill Kaanapali
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China Bowl Asian Cuisine
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Leilani's On The Beach
4,470 reviews
.37 km away
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7 April 2017|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
The beach at this hotel is not really a beach. KNPLI as really more to the left of it. However, there is free parking...and the beach is right there off the lot. Fils up fast, so get there early. beautiful coral garden... More
5 April 2017|
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Response from Jamie A | Reviewed this property |
We really enjoyed Leilani's next to the Hula Grill for one of our honeymoon dinner, it is a little nicer and fine dining if you are looking for that. Otherwise, Hula Grill is next door as well if casual is more what you are... More
Laura S
30 March 2017|
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Response from Bruce B | Reviewed this property |
No, but a lot of people do it anyway