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Address: Makena Road, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753

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Very nice beach but no longer secluded

We were looking for a quiet beach and this one was recommended on several sites. It is a smaller beach with beautiful soft brown sand. Some spots on the beach are rocky. Part... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were looking for a quiet beach and this one was recommended on several sites. It is a smaller beach with beautiful soft brown sand. Some spots on the beach are rocky. Part of the beach had chair rentals but the rest of the beach was mostly families and folks enjoying the beach, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking. The water was clear.... More 

Thank larue_99
Nanaimo, BC
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131 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This in my very favourite beach on Maui..easy access from the street, great for swimming and snorkeling and not super busy like some of the beaches on the west side.

Thank jlharp
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Secluded and amazing views. My family and I had an awesome memory here at this beach. There's a few people at the beach.

Thank Luv2cplzs
Oakland, California, United States
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We used this beach for family photos and it was gorgeous - not busy at all and would highly recommend going there.

Thank Heather C
Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

There couldn't of been a more beautiful back drop for a wedding. The sunset was beautiful. The parking could be limited depending on size of wedding or if beach is busy. There happen to be another wedding besides ours going on but they were at opposite side as us. The view makes for beautiful pictures with a variety since there... More 

Thank Pamela H
Orlando, Florida
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761 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

You may never want to leave. This place is so beautiful it makes you wonder how God spoke creation into being. Amazing views for you before you return to New Jersey.

Thank USMA1983
Seymour, Connecticut
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Just got married on this beach last week in Maui! It's very small quaint beach that not many people go to which makes it fantastic spot if you're looking for a small beach wedding. The pictures here turned out amazing and looking forward to going back to it in the future

Thank stephg329
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171 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Palau'ue Beach used to be a hidden treasure. The locals called it White Rock for the pieces of coral that washed up on the beautiful sand. The haoles knew it as The Maui Meadows Beach as those people used it for getaways. Then it got Revealed. An aggressive guidebook author posted Palau'ea as a go-to spot for mainland visitors. The... More 

Thank KulaBob
Ottawa, Canada
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391 reviews
237 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Finding it - When you get to the south end of the ocean side walking path head inland - Then along makena road. Eventually you will see this on the right throuhg some trees Pros - Nice beach - Not crowded - Beach has a good depth to it Cons - If you like calm shallow water this is not... More 

Thank NomadNorth
Maui, Hawaii
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74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We are here right now at Palau'ea Beach better known to us "locals" as White Rock Beach. It's hard to find at the end of Wailea and you have to walk across some properties to get to the beach. This is one place we always bring our visiting friends and family because it is secluded, the beach is unsurpassed, the... More 

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