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Little Beach

Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Kayak and Snorkel - South Shore Turtle
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  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“drum circle” (41 reviews)
“sunday evening” (13 reviews)
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Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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"drum circle"
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"sunday evening"
in 13 reviews
"bring a flashlight"
in 9 reviews
"short hike"
in 11 reviews
"fire dancing"
in 20 reviews
"straight couples"
in 4 reviews
"parking lot"
in 21 reviews
"cinder cone"
in 5 reviews
"body surfing"
in 16 reviews
"makena state park"
in 13 reviews
"volcanic rock"
in 4 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 10 reviews
"great waves"
in 5 reviews
"porta potties"
in 6 reviews
"the north end"
in 7 reviews
"great spot"
in 6 reviews
"boogie boarding"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Little Beach is a gem for those of us who enjoy playing smashball, boogie boarding, whale watching, and snorkeling, while being nude. Very cool vibes and very laid back people. No hassles, hang-ups or negative issues, with one caveat. For those of us who enjoy...More

2  Thank bendorbreak
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is great, smaller than Big Beach and a little difficult to get to. The waves don't break so close to the shore which makes it nicer than Big Beach for boogie boarding. Only downside for me was the nudity... but then it's not...More

Thank apeterson61
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I decided to visit Little Beach, known for its "sans clothing" atmosphere. So we shed our suits and had fun in the ocean. Be warned - Little Beach does NOT attract the younger generation. If you think you're going to see skin -...More

1  Thank wearymom3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short hike to a very cool place. Most nude, some not, all ages, but everybody gets along. Great beach! Some looky-lou's but not obtrusive and nobody hassles anyone. Just a very cool vibe for those so inclined.

Thank Cactus90
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this beach a couple of years ago, and were super excited this trip to Maui included a Sunday. The drum circle and dancers add to the experience. It's also one the of the least dangerous beaches (I'm not a strong swimmer). Access is...More

1  Thank CNB0528
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful beaches on the planet. Makena Beach actually is two beaches divided by a cliff. The first Beach you come to leaving the parking lot is called Big Beach. The beach stretches forever with lots of sand. To reach Little Beach...More

1  Thank kcbeefy
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This seems to be an extension of Big Beach which is a beautiful beach that extends about a mile and a half on the south side of the island. Its seems to be very calm. But if you walk over a rock formation to the...More

1  Thank Raoul9466
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is a secluded beach that you get to from Big Beach, and is clothing optional. It is quite pretty beach, and definitely one if not the only clothing optional beaches there are in Maui. Is there any beach that isn't beautiful in Maui? I...More

1  Thank april h
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

So if you've read any of the other reviews, you know that this beach is clothing optional. I am by no means a prude, and I went in with an open mind and I have to admit, it just isn't my thing. Some had their...More

Thank REETZ18
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

My beach choice on Maui. Great bodysurfing with a sand bottom and reef style break (as opposed to shore break). LB isn't for everyone. A bit of a hike and no facilities. You'll have to pack it in AND pack it out. One tip: lose...More

4  Thank Jon H
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Cytra K
7 January 2018|
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Response from CoronaOldTown | Reviewed this property |
I forgot to include… Bring your own wine or beer or soft drinks. Alcohol is permitted! And chairs that strap to your back so you have a place to sit. Truly a magical experience
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Jim1256
20 September 2016|
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Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
Yes I am sure he will know little beach but it is also part of Makena State Park
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kpitchme
6 July 2016|
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Response from surfercharlie | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what time of day you want to visit. If you are visiting during daylight hours, then park in the first parking lot to Big Beach. That parking lot closes at 7:45 p.m. If you are interested in the nightlife... More
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