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Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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
Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Bay with wonderful snorkeling right off the shores. We saw at least 3 Sea Turtles while snorkeling there!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SusieFerra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close in there wasn't many fish to see but once you swim out further on the right hand side it becomes much better and there was even some pretty coral. Also saw several large schools of fish further out. Close in you can see turtles....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susan D
Reviewed September 4, 2019

We were fortunate to get a nice parking spot, changing into our bathing suits at the restroom and then accessing the amazing beach with incredible water, views and plenty of space, including some shady areas to beat the heat. The water is refreshing and the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Ahhh...beautiful and quite, absolutely breathtaking! It’s a little small area but the privacy made it special !

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Gisela4t
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Although parking was tight at 10AM we found a legal spot and spent several hours enjoying the uncrowded beach area. Lifeguards were present and there were facilities for picnicking as well as restrooms and changing areas, A great beach to watch surfers and paddleboarders. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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March 23, 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.
June 27, 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.
January 25, 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.