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Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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This is a fantastic beach for snorkeling . I saw more varieties of fish here than anywhere else I have snorkeled including Kauai, Cozumel and the Caribbean. We also saw lots of coral, green sea turtles ,several eels including a 5-6 foot moray eel swimming...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Okay beach but the break is a bit rough and its a fairly small beach. No SUP or kayaks to rent. Just a few chairs.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Phillip L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beach was great. The beach was a bit larger and calmer than at Napili Beach nearby. That was good for the kids. They love playing in the sand and the water. The best part of this beach was that there are reefs relatively close...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mike K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love to snorkel, but a sandy beach was a must for the family so we stopped here. It was breathtaking. We swam much further out than most people and I felt like I was in a scene from "Finding Nemo." There were mountains of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Myleigh814
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were just for 1 hour in the amazing beach and we love it. The water is fantastic and the sunset by the end of the day was fabulous. The parking lot was not huge but it worked well.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank pedropD6354NC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this beach!! It gets crowded but the snorkeling was amazing! We went in the water on the far right side and saw 3 sea turtles and so many different kinds of fish in waist deep water! Packed a lunch and went 2 days in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pamela236
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, clean beach. Easy to get to. Plenty to do around area. Good food and stores nearby to visit if everyone is not s beachgoer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dana P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

crystal clear water, nice snorkel area, is slightly sheltered, loved that there are foot washes, just the ideal Hawaiian beach. ONe of my favorites

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank frozen363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to swim or snorkel, maybe a bit crowded during the day. We got married on the beach here at sunset and it was truly amazing! This will always be my favorite beach.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SkagitWanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to enjoy this beach w/o paying $10 to park at the tennis courts, get here by 730 am.....

Date of experience: September 2019
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24 March 2019|
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Response from Kalvin S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which cruise port you're talking about. If it's from Lahaina no problem. It's a $10 max uber ride. If you're talking about Kahului then it will be a $125 uber ride. Look for something closer.
28 June 2018|
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Response from ladydi50CA | Reviewed this property |
It's public. I highly recommend getting there early in the morning, as parking (as well as the beach) fills up. Parking is limited.
26 January 2018|
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Response from michealep | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was a small hut on one end of the beach where you could rent snorkel gear. I don't know about prices, didn't pay attention, as we had bought snorkel masks on Amazon and brought them with us.