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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. To visit Kapalua Beach and other attractions in Kapalua, use our Kapalua itinerary maker.
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  • Easy access and a beautiful beach. Lots of wedding pics being taken on the beach. Nice and sheltered so no big waves. This beach is excellent with services and accessibility.  more »
  • This is a very nice beach, but with a lot of people before lunch. The crowd did thin out later. The snorkelling was good, but a little rough to get in.  more »
  • Make sure to snorkel at the right side of the beach. There are a lot of fish to see as well as sea turtles! The turtles sometimes go by the rocks on the right side so make sure to check!  more »