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Little Beach

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Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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No tan lines here

Beautiful beach, but beware ... there are no tan lines here (clothing optional). I had heard this, but wanted to see the beach while I was here. Upon descending to the beach I was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Chuck D
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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No one warned us, but on the day we went to big beach, we decided to climb up the cliff and low and behold, sunburnt flaccid wieners everywhere flapping in the wind. Not our cup of tea. We will stay at our quiet resort beach.

Thank vayley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach, but beware ... there are no tan lines here (clothing optional). I had heard this, but wanted to see the beach while I was here. Upon descending to the beach I was immediately greeted by a couple with ... no tan lines. Probably not family friendly unless you live the lifestyle, but a beautiful beach for sure!

Thank Chuck D
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great vibe down on little beach. The people are amazing and we see the same lovely faces every time we visit. A few people almost drowned the one night the surf was big, so PLEASE understand the waves and rip currents. Go be naked, put your phone away and soak up the sun and the great vibes!

Thank MariaMaria993
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The only problem with giving this beach an "excellent" rating is it causes more and more people to want to come there. I guess I should be just a little selfish and want the entire beach all to ourselves. Yes, it is that nice!!! It is officially known as a "clothing optional" beach. However, there is NO better way to... More 

Thank nascarbilly
San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's tough to find parking here and the restroom facilities are port-a-potties but the beach is beautiful with really golden soft sand and great waves.

Thank Breadleg
Boise, Idaho
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our condo owner recommended this as an activity on Sunday evening without any further comment. This is an adult only activity, once determined is was a clothing optional beach/activity did not stay.

Thank Dave M
Belgrade, Montana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard about Little Beach after doing some research of what beaches to go to in Maui. We knew there would be some nudity when we hiked over the rocks from Big Beach to look at it. Some nudity is an understatement. There is hardly any clothes on at this beach. It is the most awkward scene. 1. There... More 

Thank Jeff H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clothing optional beach. You must walk past Big Beach and walk over the rock wall at the north end of the beach. Takes a little climbing but you have a entire beach on the other side. People are very nice. Not crowded and very low key

Thank Steve G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful stretch of beach in a bit of a cove. Sadly, it has been taken over by clothing optional sunbathers. If you apply plenty of sunscreen on all your bits and pieces, it is the place for you. We are far too conservative to shed our clothes so don't feel comfortable being here. There are various stages... More 

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Burnaby, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is beautiful and popular amongst nudists. Great for swimming, boogie boarding or sunbathing. Some shady spots. It's a trek up the rocks so anyone with mobility issues likely cannot manage. It is much smaller than Big Beach (naturally) and popular so it can get pretty busy later in the day. If you don't like crowds (particularly nude ones... More 

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