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Address: 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...

One of the best beaches in Maui, a favorite for relaxation as well as water sports.

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US$130.53*
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West Maui Snorkeling Adventure
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US$72.66*
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Whale Watching off the Coast of Maui
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US$86.59*
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Sand, sun and crystal clear water

Kaanapali Beach is a gorgeous stretch of clean, soft sand with the bluest, crystal clear water a few steps away. Plenty of nearby concessionaires to offer beach chairs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kaanapali Beach is a gorgeous stretch of clean, soft sand with the bluest, crystal clear water a few steps away. Plenty of nearby concessionaires to offer beach chairs, umbrellas, snorkel gear and assorted water toys make this the perfect locale for families.

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Peru, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a long, clean, white sand beach; another of the many and varied beautiful beaches throughout the islands. The ocean on one side; and manicured resorts, upscale shopping and fine restaurants on the other. One can view Lanai and Molokai; and, if fortunate, whales breaching the water. Even with all the tourism, it's still obvious why so many see... More 

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Troy, Montana
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beach is great for swimming and snorkeling. I always see a wide variety of fish when I go out. Even when there are a lot of people on the beach, it never feels too crowded.

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Amherst
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just left today not impressed at all. There is a reason this place is cheaper than all the others in the same area. It is very outdated inside and out. We walked the boardwalk up and down where many other places are and they were ALL supervisor to this place. The pool and bar area were lame as well compared... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach is one of the longest beaches on the island. Thus, even when it is busy, it doesn't seem crowded. In the winter months, you can watch whales playing in the water. The beach seems to have a reef about 100 yards from shore for snorkellers and decent waves for boogie boarders. It is quite a steep beach so... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice deep sand, good workout. Good swimming some snorkelling by Black Rock. Rentals near by, lots of restaurants and things to see close at hand.

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Torquay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great sand and not too busy! Free beach parking just one approach down from the whalers mall and from the paid parking. Go early to get a spot! Both restaurants were fabulous. Loved the lemonade at both places!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room to roam, restaurants, shops, and the ocean!!! You can whale watch from the shore as well. A great place to spend the whole day indulging yourself in whatever you choose.

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dallas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was without a doubt the most lovey place on this planet. The people are so polite & welcoming. Maui is a laid-back community, but with so much to see & do. Wish I lived there.

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Eden Prairie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love this beach for many reasons, including being able to look out and see Lana'i and Moloka'i, looking at the top notch resorts that line the beach and being able to get food at several stops along the way. The sand is clean, the water is clear. You can walk on the sand, swim, body surf, surf and snorkel.

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