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“black rock”(1 482 reviews)
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One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Maui
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Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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The section of this beach that was in front of where we stayed was very nice and never very crowded. The sand was a little coarser than at some other beaches we've been to, but the water was crystal clear. The water was a little...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our resort (Marriott Maui Ocean Club) was tight on this beach so we spent quite a bit of time on this beach. It is massive, with many busy resorts backing on to it. That said, the beach never felt crowded and there was always plenty...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tamathabanks
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I enjoy walking along the beach walking path and going in the variety of shops. I have visited many beach towns along the way. From Kapalua, Kahuna, Napili, Honokawai, all the way to Lahaina.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank E5145DOlauram
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved our vacation. Everything was perfect!! We would go back again and do it all over again. It was perfect!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kcunningham07
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Soft sand and good snorkeling. Love this stretch of Maui. Second year in a row coming here. Enjoy the beach.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ken B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Expansive beaches, warm water, surfing, boogie boarding, parasailing, sunset cruises, body surfing and more. What’s not to love?

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JonhDdd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want a great beach, this is it. Mostly used by hotel guests. Parking at the Whalers Village and other hidden areas. Wide sandy beach. Very family oriented. I come to Maui for this beach.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Islandboy0324
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great snorkeling at the black rock, clear blue water, and beautiful sand. Good dining options as well.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SabrinaKaye
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Any time of day you can get in without “warming up” first. Beautiful clear waters. Nearby restaurants activities snorkeling etc. gentle surf no need to be scared!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 153jaimen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ka’anapali Beach is the best beach around. Water is clear, snorkeling is great. Great views of the other islands.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ron2024
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CopperKingMansion
11 October 2019|
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Response from Gram-Glam | Reviewed this property |
You used to be able to pay at the Sheraton to park and that’s a lot closer then whalers village.
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Margo A
16 April 2019|
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Response from tspencer9 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I’ve taken a snorkeling trip and I didn’t enjoy it.... I felt like most of the tour was just time spent on the boat and the actual snorkeling was minimal. I found we saw everything right off the beach! Try... More
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viagens2012
7 January 2019|
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Response from minniem102 | Reviewed this property |
Only one road and I'd highly recommend leaving early, taking drinks/snacks (or even pack a lunch), and stopping when you can. My husband suffers from motion sickness and he drove. We took our time and stopped occasionally... More
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