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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” (1,282 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (943 reviews)
“beach walk” (154 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Off Hwy 30, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I have visited Kaanapali Beach and Black Rock twice, once to snorkel and most recently to dive. The beach is breathtakingly beautiful. There is ample free parking. No vendors to bug you, so bring anything you need with you. Our personal belongings...More

1  Thank barbaraUsa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this beach! Water can be a bit cool to get in but once in it is great. Waves can be a bit strong but I liked that. The beach is clean, and very few rocks. Kaanapali beach is popular so it can be busy....More

Thank smarshyyz
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We come to Maui every other year and always stay at Ka’anapali Beach. The views are spectacular and we use the beach walk every day. It’s roughly 3 miles end to end and most of it is right off the beach. The beaches vary in...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In winter, you can see breaching whales in the distance! Nice beach but very commercial with resorts and restaurants. The waves were quite strong the day we were there - they'll take you out so be careful!

Thank Rashi D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kaanapali Beach is great for walking, swimming, surfing,digging or just laying around. Fairly busy. But very large so always lots of places to hang out Restaurants and shops all along the beach

Thank RebeccaGK
Reviewed yesterday

We loved that we could stroll this beach, watch the sunset and listen to the waves breaking from the promenade that goes from Whalers Village to the Sheraton

Thank Sandra J. S
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at the Hyatt and used the beach more than the pool. Be careful! Rocks are very close to the beach that go for a few hundred yards. Very shallow here. You must use crocs or beach shoes to enter. If not, your feet...More

1  Thank nola1961
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed this beach, the waves were large and rough when we were there in January, however we enjoyed the beautiful view.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed yesterday

Very picturesque beach with diverse areas. South end of beach much larger than north end. Water blue and clear, beautiful!

Thank Cheritaylor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Plenty of places to layout enjoy the beach, no alcohol drinks are allowed on any beaches in Hawaii but it’s very possible using a thermos or cup

Thank James D
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Asis B
9 January 2018|
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Response from AZMesaFamily | Reviewed this property |
I know there is one from Maui to Lanai but I have not heard of one from Maui to Honolulu.
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.