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Kapalua Beach, Kapalua

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A C-shaped cove makes Kapalua Beach a prime location for snorkeling, swimming, and sunbathing. Also referred to as D.T. Fleming Beach, the white sand shoreline fronts the Ritz-Carlton, with public access available from Honokahua Bay. The waves here are known for good surfing and boogie boarding conditions, while the abundance of coral reefs and sea life make this beach one of the best snorkeling spots in the area. Head to the north end of the beach for clear snorkeling (thanks to the more rocky terrain). Sand tends to sit in the bay's center, making the water more cloudy there. Watch for sea turtles or Hawaiian monk seals along the beach. Use our Kapalua online trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Kapalua Beach and other attractions in Kapalua.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Some of the best snorkelling I've ever done. We saw turtles, coral and colourful fish. The turtles are closer to shore and the coral reef is a bit further out. It is easy to get into the water because...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    We had such a great time snorkeling here. The parking is a little tough but if you get there early enough you can find a close spot. We saw all kinds of fish and turtles.  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Parking is a bit tricky with limited spaces that fill up early, but that is the only negative about this great beach. Not a lot of sand, but enough for the crowds when we were there in September. Mult...  more »

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