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Ka'anapali Beach, Lahaina

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Located in a popular beachfront resort, Ka'anapali Beach attracts visitors with its warm sands and shallow waters close to shore. You can board a tour boat right from the beach, or drop by one of many kiosks along the sands to rent snorkeling gear or purchase sunscreen. The beach also features several booths where you can sign up for sailing and surfing lessons, or find out about upcoming luaus and kayaking excursions. Several major hotels and shops surround the beach, along with a shopping complex and a renowned whaling museum. For an ultimate Hawaiian vacation within walking distance of this beach, book a stay at the nearby condominium village. Add Ka'anapali Beach and other attractions to your Lahaina trip itinerary using our Lahaina vacation planner.
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  • From the Black Rock to the north to the Hyatt in the south, this beach is wonderful for walking, snorkeling, wave boarding, and just sitting in watching whales during January to April.  more »
  • It was the end of February so it was a little cool in the water but not unusual for the time of year. Saw Tons of very close in right from our lanai or driving along the beaches. If you're into whales...  more »
  • These beaches are absolutely beautiful, however they do get really busy. Definitely plan to stop if you are staying up around the west side of Maui!  more »