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Wailea, Maui, HI
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach with good facilities and parking nearby. Unfortunately the adjacent resort hotel has closed and the area is in transformation. It will interesting to see how the area develops with condominiums and single family housing.

Thank Travelsak
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach used to be the best kept secret on the south side but the word is out. Still a great place to swim in clear water on sand. Everyone should experience this beach at least once.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wide beach with soft sand and amazing sunsets. There was a lot of parking and tons of families. The waves were really rough while we were there but still a wonderful beach to relax on awhile.

Thank goingplaces345
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a few hours here and really enjoyed this beach. Have been here in the past, found it improved over time with god parking in two lots with toilets. There are also two lifeguard facilities here with rescue equipment which is a nice service. The...More

Thank RamboNWAlberta
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice kept beach, very wide, long. Seemed a lot of tourists, families, yeah. South of Molokini, to the channel south, parking safe to my liking, nice crowd. No shade, slim facility. good.

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Families need to be aware that a portion of this beach has nude sunbathers.swimmers. The main beach is beautiful. Climb the small hill to the volcanic rock peak to watch an unforgettable sunset.

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Makena beach is absolutely gorgeous, not at all crowded with crystal clear water and marvelous view of other Hawaiian islands. Watching the sun set at the beach is just stunning. We walked from the Big beach through the Little beach to the Oneuli beach, which...More

Thank czert_michael
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family dpent the day at Big Beach at Makena State Park. Snorkeling out to tge reef was the highlight!!! Shallow enough to free dive, lots of coral, ricks and fish. I must have seen a dozen green sea turtles. It was wonderful.

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches in Maui! Totally recommend it. Amazing ocean, clean beach, and not crowded, close to Wailea.

Thank Anonymech
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach. All nice sand, no coral rocks in the water. Kids loved it. Good waves, turtles, not packed. Parking is close and plentiful

Thank Iain T
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25 October 2016|
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Response from jduchar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at Makena landing
7 June 2016|
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Response from waltg31051 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late response, but I didn't see this until now. Makena Beach is a nice spot but there are several spots more appropriate for a wedding. My favorite would be Secret Beach, which is just a bit south of Makena... More