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Ulua Beach

off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
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The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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off Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spending a week in south Maui with our two teenage boys. Snorkeling has been a top priority for us, and we have diligently read snorkeling blogs, travel forums, even purchased a good old fashioned guide book- all to ensure we were going to best possible...More

1  Thank SoupGoddess
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great balances of snorkeling, relaxing and swimming. Seems good for kids and playing in the surf. Snorkeling was really good on the north side of the beach

1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ulua beach isn't a huge beach, but it offers many great experiences. The snorkeling is fantastic on the north end near the black rocks. We snorkeled there 4 days of our trip. On 3 of those days, we swam with turtles. There are always fish...More

1  Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely, sandy, crescent-shaped beach. I view it as a mini Wailea Beach -- not as wide as Wailea, but also without the cheek-by-jowl rows of hotel beach chairs and umbrellas. There are shade trees towards one end of the beach and a...More

Thank ellie50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place for some snorkeling, plenty of area for sun, some area for shade. Restroom between beach and parking.

Thank leeann r
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends who live in Kihei and had a great time snorkeling. The trick is to get here before 9:00AM because the parking lot fills up. There is also shade trees to lay out on the beach as well with showers by the...More

Thank peterballantine
Reviewed 5 May 2017

My daughter took me to Hawaii for my 60th birthday celebration. Hands down the best trip ever. The beach was clean, peaceful and beautiful!

Thank poncy56
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the speech several times while we were in Maui. The parking is close by and it gives a easy access to the Wailea walking path. We took several beautiful pictures of the sunset from this area. The only downside is that the walking...More

Thank BaileyL99
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Convenient drop off allows you to get all your stuff unloaded before you go back to find and parking place. Showers and rest rooms located very close. Good snorkeling opportunities. Lots of instructors take people here for scuba training but they are mostly gone by...More

Thank 900leighann
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good parking here with showers and washrooms. Lots of people come here to scuba. It can get crowded. Good place to snorkel and enjoy the water.

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can you walk from Ulua Beach to the shops of Wailea? Are there any restaurants near Ulua Beach?
8 August 2016|
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Response from 910davem | Reviewed this property |
Yes a.d good food at the shops center.
Specific directions from Kihei.
14 January 2015|
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Response from WaileaDon | Reviewed this property |
Just get on South Kihei Road or Pi'ilani Highway and head south. This beach is right in front of Wailea Elua Village and right next to the new Andaz Wailea resort. There is public parking and restrooms and showers nearby.