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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” (1,264 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (879 reviews)
“beach walk” (141 reviews)
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful beach, parking can be difficult and expensive. The snorkeling was great! Calm water and amazing visibility. Don't park at Whalers Village (we paid $36). Park and eat at Cliffside Bar and they validate your ticket for free parking. Or get lucky enough to score...More

Thank Darby K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I give this beach a B!!! Not because it is a bad beach, but because i seen better beaches in Maui. If you have kids, just keep an eye on them.... it has a short break!

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great beach with many resorts, never felt crowded. Great spots for boogie boarding and calm areas also.

Thank pollardha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Right outside our hotel so super convenient but this beach is great. Clean and some decent public amenities. Big enough to never really feel to crowded. Gets a little busy for sunset but that is to be expected.

Thank KevinMY
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pure paradise with gentle waves and great snorkeling. The beach does get crowded and the parking is a pain in the neck if you don't arrive before 8 am but all that is worth it since the beaches is truly a gem.

Thank Katrina K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach ! Water is typically clear , if you go around 8am it's great for snorkelling when the beach is quiet . Awesome for kids as well. Check out this beach along your travels for sure

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the must beautiful beaches in the world, the water is very clear and beautiful. The public part of the beach has all that you need spend the entire day. On Sunday you can see the sailboats from the distant as well as groups...More

Thank alina42
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a big, wide beach with a fun atmosphere. Plenty of room for everyone, calm ocean. There's parking available if you're not staying on Kaanapali beach--just look for the visitor parking signs.

Thank adviceucantrust
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Parking at one of the many State Park in the way to Lahaina/Kaanapali is more affordable than parking 'in town'. Free! Pricey otherwise. However, shop at Whalers Wharf and you get good and close parking for Black Rock where snorkeling and swimming is sweet. Remember...More

1  Thank IsagenixBeliever
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just pure paradise!!! The waves were great, the temp was fantastic and it was wonderful just wading with the waves for almost 2 hours on end.

Thank m0ntg0ms
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April 7, 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
April 5, 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
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Bruce B | Reviewed this property |
No, but a lot of people do it anyway