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Murphy's Beach

Mile 20 East Kamehameha V Hwy, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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This was a small beach frequented by locals. We enjoyed looking across the strait to Maui's... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linttravel
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Bellevue WA
Pretty Beach, great for swimming !

We really enjoyed this beach ! Lots of coral, shells and esp beach glass to collect Perfect Sunsets!

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Janet H
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
“water shoes” (4 reviews)
“mile marker” (5 reviews)
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Mile 20 East Kamehameha V Hwy, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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"sandy beach"
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"snorkeling spot"
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"nice fish"
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"decent snorkeling"
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"waves"
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"maui"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a small beach frequented by locals. We enjoyed looking across the strait to Maui's Kapalua area. We've generally looked the other way so this was a fun view. Nice spot to sit and relax with a good book and waves lapping at your...More

Thank Linttravel
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We really enjoyed this beach ! Lots of coral, shells and esp beach glass to collect Perfect Sunsets!

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This beach was recommended for snorkeling. The beach itself is very nice, but the water was far too shallow. Constantly in threat of hanging up on rocks and coral. There were some nice fish, but hard to enjoy because of the fear of cutting yourself...More

Thank greekmermaid13
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Pretty and calm with sandy beach for swimming and areas for snokeling. No big waves or strong currents.

Thank GitmoGal
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is just a fantastic experience if you want to get out and see a beach and not be surrounded by crowds. It's lovely. It's like something out of a movie.

Thank Yippie-Yi-O
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

First time to Molokai; found this beautiful beach by accident.Quiet, secluded, gorgeous water, calm at the time, easy snorkeling, great for families with small children, easy access. Can't wait to visit again!

Thank luv2trvl50Oregon
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

great snorkeling in cool clear shallow waters. Never crowded,safe beach for the children. No restrooms or services.

Thank Ray S
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The kids can snorkel, swim, enjoy the small surf that comes on teh beach. Relas and spent the whole day.

Thank MolokaiSue
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I recently looked thru 2018 island calendars & to my surprise saw Murphy’s Beach as one of 12. This little know jewel being on a calendar internationally distributed, surprised me. That said, the calendar didn’t identify where it was at. I’ve been coming to Murphy’s...More

Thank globalpaddler
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is Kumimi Beach. It's a beautiful long curvy beach with decent snorkeling. This was the one place where I found lots of other people.

Thank MonikaMatthews
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