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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” (1 269 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (933 reviews)
“beach walk” (148 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the swimming, walking along the beach and the snorkelling at this location. Clean, shower facility available, washroom available, and views to die for. Worth the visit.

Thank Cammie_5
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in Maui for a week and only explored this beach on the last few days. Parking at available at the Sheraton hotel limited public parking (multistorey - use public access parking in google map to find it ). We are lucky as we...More

Thank ChristopherTraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Considering the winter months in Maui are accompanied with wind and high surf on many days, we were lucky to be able to enjoy the ocean most days out of our week vacation. The beach is busy but not crowded. The sand is pleasant to...More

Thank Miriam T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We travel in December and sometimes the waves can be intense, not for children, but, just north of town at the park has a break so perfect for kids

Thank Patty T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach is stunning, clean and the water very refreshing and warm. Pack a picnic, take a book, sunscreen and a towel and relax here for hours.

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is absolutely one of my favorite beaches in the world (at least of those I have been to LOL). It's a long beach, nice white sand, somewhat narrow, and even at low tide has plenty of water. Waves are never too big, never too...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good beach, good water and lots of tourists to watch.. Black Rock is fun and the snorkeling is quite good. We had a good time while on all parts of the beach.

Thank jackpounder
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk the beach. The break was a little rough for young children as it was a beach break. Easy access, food and shopping near by.

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always relaxing to come here...love the beach, the views of the other islands nearby, sunrise sunsets....beautiful way to start and end each day

Thank athath
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to many much nicer beaches. This time of year was very wavy and only suitable for strong swimmers. Saw many people getting knocked over by waves trying to get in the water. Also a lot of the beach was washed away from...More

Thank franka04
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Ryland A | Reviewed this property |
Just find a good hotel! There are many! If you can't find one go to the other side of the island!
22 October 2017|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
Four winds II has a 1 pm departure for snorkeling at molokini only.
22 October 2017|
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Response from cshell53 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen online other places that do go out later - into the afternoon. Everyone says' that the morning ones are the best due to the tradewinds in the afternoon.