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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” (1 250 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (911 reviews)
“beach walk” (145 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach area with views of Lanai and Molokai in the distance. Clean beaches lots of shopping and eateries!

Thank raymondj990
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We so enjoyed this beautiful stretch of sandy beach - blue ocean. Make sure you take a swim , stroll at Kā’anapali Beach.

Thank JDBacks
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beach is absolutely beautiful with warm water and relatively small crowds. I was a little bit surprised how quickly the water dropped off and how short the area of sand was from the grassy area to the water was though.

Thank Flybyroach
Reviewed 2 days ago

This beach has everything! Snorkel in the morning at Black Rock, walk the boardwalk to get your daily exercise, have ice cream after grilled burgers on the beach, load up the family for an evening cruise, or drinks and dinner in one of the many...More

Thank Traveler97027
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kaanapali is probably the best beach resort area on Maui. The beach is long and sandy - lined with many high-end resorts. The water is warm, gentle waves and beautiful.

Thank riny
Reviewed 2 days ago

The snorkeling at Black Rock was awesome! Lots of fish and sea turtles too! Parking is limited but you can find it at nearby hotels for a fee.

Reviewed 2 days ago

I've stayed at Kaanapali, Maui twice and I love the beach there. The part right behind the Sheraton is amazing...the 'black rock' lava flow has great snorkeling with turtles there all the time.

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great. Sunny, pleasant friendly people. Weather always nice. Many sotes to see. Beautiful water or pools

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful sandy beach with still water great with snorkeling and swimming. The black rock is stunning and has beautiful snorkeling aswell. Definitely worth a visit -and at sunset the cliff diver reminds you about the deep culture that still resonates in Maui between all the...More

Thank SAcouple86
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach. We sat out every evening and watched the sunset. Our 1st visit to Maui. We enjoyed it much more than Oahu. It had more of an island feel than Oahu did.

Thank sherib744
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Michelle R
5 October 2017|
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Response from jlwoods23 | Reviewed this property |
There is a place called whalers village (shopping and restaurants) which has public parking and is near the beach. There is also a paved path that goes from one end to the entire other end. You can get to the actual beach... More
30 September 2017|
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Response from kctab | Reviewed this property |
Wal Mart is the cheapest place to buy but closest to Black Rock might be pricey.
30 September 2017|
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Response from Brett T | Reviewed this property |
The Bamboo Forest is close than Road to Hana waterfalls. They have 4 to 5 falls, about a 15 min. hike. Also a rock fall you can jump from. Kids would enjoy. Molokini, check the weather for high winds. Mine was cancelled, but... More