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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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  • Excellent beach. Usually gentle surf, safe for kids. Abundant snorkeling over coral reef near shore. Abundant concessions for paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkeling, etc. 
  • Beautiful beach with roaring waves. Need to be careful with little ones. Nice walkway along the beach. Beautiful view of wildlife (whales and sea turtles). Compared to Wailea where the area reminded m...  more »
  • Awesome beach front strolling. Massive whale activity (prime season) Within the distance (7 to 8 miles) you can see Lanai and Molokai islands