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Nice beach, whales, beautiful sunsets

We stayed at Napili Shores condos, so were very fortunate to have instant access to the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marie K
Saskatoon, Canada
You are not wanted here if you don't stay at the resorts

All the review books say this is a great beach and that all beaches have to have public access and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Napili Bay, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at Napili Shores condos, so were very fortunate to have instant access to the beautiful crescent shaped Napili Beach. If you aren't staying at any of the condos or the hotel at the north end of the beach, this beach is more difficult...More

1  Thank Marie K
Reviewed 5 days ago

All the review books say this is a great beach and that all beaches have to have public access and parking. Do not waste your time coming here unless you have a room at the resorts. You are definitely not wanted here--the staff are very...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

apparently the reef has protected this beach from the erosion that Kaanapali has suffered. Napili is a special, lovely beach. One of our favorites. Parking is an issue. We did not see public parking here.

Thank 1shadeaufax
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a bit of a drive from our place in Maalaea, but well worth it. The bay has nice sand and fairly gentle waves compared to a lot of the other beaches we visited during that week (You still have to be pretty careful...More

Thank Rachelle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was perfect for trying SUP for the first time. We rented boards from 808 Boards (a 5 min walk away) and the water so clear and calm.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good family beach. Not to busy and easy to get to. Good snorkeling. The restaurant Sea House near there is great food.

Thank DavidZeigler
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great beach just a two minute walk from the condos we stayed in. The beach is steep with shore breaks and stronger currents but there are some good reefs for snorkeling if the surge is low. It is crowded especially during the...More

Thank SubaruGuru
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great snorkel at Napili Beach. Got a mask and fins just up the road a Snorkel Bob's and saw tons of fish and a couple turtles!

Thank tyler c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Napili Beach is a beautiful stretch of beach between Ka’anapali and Kapalua, great place to watch beautiful sunsets!

Thank Z3862GEashleyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is set up to discourage public use: parking is sparse, it is hard to find entry and hotels/condos are in the way. We were lucky to have a friend in a condo on the cove. There is no real beach, mostly rocks. But, if...More

1  Thank GrandmaM59
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16 August 2017|
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Response from ChrisHamnett | Reviewed this property |
We found folks left belongings on the beach without any concern My wife always sat with ours as she does not snorkel, but just waited
29 March 2015|
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Response from john f | Reviewed this property |
access on google maps 5315 lower honopiilani rd. From this map you'll see napili place,turn left park on this street, proceed to end of street . You will see The Gazebo restaurant. beach access walk is behind this... More
23 March 2015|
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Response from Zman47 | Reviewed this property |
The ship will deliver you to the main dock in Lahaina via tender Have sandwiches sent to your room via room service and bring ashore On Front Street-- the main drag are ABC stores that sell cheap styrofoam coolers. Get a... More