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Address: Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Great Beach

Nice beach where the kewl people hang out. No pun intended!! We always enjoy this nice beach and the breaks are much kinder than on Big makena beach.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 May 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Nice beach where the kewl people hang out. No pun intended!! We always enjoy this nice beach and the breaks are much kinder than on Big makena beach.

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Iowa City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

I love this beach! great snorkeling and boogie boarding. I have visited it over the last 10 years and it has become more popular. you got to be okay with nudity to go there but its a one of a kind place. people are so friendly.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

The Little Beach is accessible from the right end of Big Beach. You have to walk along a ascending volcanic foot trail. There are no arrows or markers. The trail is a bit treacherous at times, so be careful. Not for the young or those with walking disabilities. The beach is so-so for nudity. Most wear some clothing, my wife... More 

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3 Thank Michael H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

So was told by locals every Sunday they gave a gathering before sunset to have a real Luau with drums and fire sadly we didn't have enough time as we already had plans and couldn't cancel will go next time heard there are allot of hippies and naked people.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

Beautiful little clothing-optional beach that's remote enough to be intimate and close enough to be accessible. Crystal-clear, warm water with a great little body-surfing wave during the week we were there. In a State Park with no facilities so be prepared to pack in AND out everything you're going to need, including plenty of water and probably a beach umbrella... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Great hidden beach, no crowds. Careful it's clothing optional and lots of hippies toking up. lol. Great hidden gem!

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1 Thank CaribbeanFan79
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

Disclaimer--this is a nude beach. Sunday afternoons/evening is a drum circle that is a must see for the laid back adult crowd. Take a flashlight and be prepared to climb over some rocks to get there. It's located at the north end of Big Beach and is very private.

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4 Thank Brittanie M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

Can't love this place more. We woke up and headed to Little Beach every morning of our trip for a morning dip. Came and went every morning before any crowds arrived. The mornings were very quiet. Never felt any 'creepy' vibes. Yes there were naked older dudes...get over yourself. It's a nude beach. I did find humor in watching people,... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

This is my favorite beach anywhere. Love the climb to get there, makes it feel really secluded. A beautiful beach. Being a naturist it's hard to find gems like this in the world. As of yet, of all my travels to Hawaii I still have not made to the Sunday drum circle. I hear it's really fun. Something about being... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

rugged trail to reach Little beach, but I enjoyed the visit. I didn't make it to the Sunday "drumming circle" but would like to return someday.

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