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Napili Beach, Lahaina

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Known as the "hidden gem" of Maui, Napili Beach offers swimming, snorkeling, and a possibility of encountering sea turtles. It is a rare beach on the island where there are no sharp coral reefs on the shoreline. The ocean bottom is soft and sandy, and rather steep, which makes it suitable for surfing, given that the weather permits. Showers and toilets are available, and there is a general store several minutes away. You will find food places in the area too. Shade is not common, so bring a sun umbrella. Plan your visit to Napili Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lahaina travel itinerary maker.
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  • This was our first trip to Hawaii. Not really sure which beach is better than another when I booked the hotel. But it happened to be the perfect one after we got there. It is quiet, several good spots...  more »
  • Several trips to Maui have had us stay on the 'border' of Kapalua and Napili. I have always liked Napili beach due to there being fewer people than Kapalua beach. Although the water was relatively rou...  more »
  • We happened to stumble upon this beach. We went for the sunset views the first time and it was beautiful. We went back a few days later to snorkel. I wish I would have had flippers, but it was an amaz...  more »