An Idyllic Coastal Retreat

Kapalua Bay West Maui

Kapalua Bay in northwest Maui enjoys an internationally acclaimed reputation as a spectacular recreational site. It adjoins the popular Kapalua Resort. This scenic section of West Maui's coastline offers magnificent views of the blue Pacific Ocean. During clear weather, people enjoy stunning vistas of Lanai and Molokai in the distance. The surrounding beaches and golf courses here appeal to vacationers from around the world.

The Beachfront at Kapalua Bay

A fine golden-brown sandy carpet forms a crescent along this shoreline. Both ends of the beach end in rocky outcroppings of hardened lava, reminders of West Maui's volcanic past. Blessed with warm, balmy weather and a sheltering reef, this location supplies an…

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South Maui's Favorite Destination Beach

 Big Beach Makena Maui

Beachgoers seeking an undeveloped shoreline appreciate the beautiful beaches in Makena State Park. This pristine site encompasses a stretch of Maui's southwestern coastline adjoining a thickly forested hillside. It offers magnificent Pacific Ocean views.

About Makena Beach State Park

This popular Hawaii State Park contains an eye-catching section of Maiu's shoreline, including several beaches. The most prominent, Big Beach, offers a broad expanse of fine white sand. It forms a thick crescent covering a length of nearly 3,300 feet. In some places, the beach spans widths of 100 feet between the water's edge and the adjoining hillside.

The sandy surface continues far offshore. Occasional rocky…

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A Royal Retreat

Kaanapali Beach

Scenic Ka'anapali Beach draws visitors to West Maui in large numbers. This location offers an ideal site for many types of ocean-based recreational activities. The warm, sunny climate of the region ensures people enjoy many opportunities to experience fun outdoor pursuits during every season of the year. Real estate buyers frequently search for luxurious properties overlooking this popular site.

There's a Lot to Love About Ka'anapali Beach

Beautiful Ka'anapali Beach provides a soft surface of fine golden-white sand. It extends in a crescent-shape along the coastline of West Maui for a distance of just over a mile and a half. This oceanfront begins roughly two miles north of Lahaina, close to the Hyatt Regency Maui.…

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A Golden Expanse

Sugar Beach Maui

Sugar Beach stretches along the coast of Maui for several miles, linking the northern section of Kihei with the port of Ma'alaea. This superb section of shoreline offers exceptional scenery and opportunities for fishing, canoeing, and diving. Don't miss the opportunity to explore this exciting beach!

A Popular Local Beach

Kenolio Park stands just across the street from the southern tip of this beachfront. The northern extremity of this long strip of fine golden-brown sand reaches into the southern outskirts of Ma'alaea. The shoreline in this location curves around a significant portion of Ma'alaea Bay. For those that live in places like Kihei Villages or Kai Makani, going to Sugar Beach is as easy as walking across the…

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The Coastal Border of Wailea and Makena

Wailea Polo Beach

The Wailea Resort boasts several outstanding beaches that front the community. Polo Beach, known in Hawaiian as Ke Ono O' Polo, along the southern coast of Wailea, provides an excellent setting for swimming, snorkeling, and surfing. 

About This Beach

Polo Beach lies south of Wailea Beach, and immediately north of Palauea Beach. A hillside adjoins this site. The topography offers both advantages and disadvantages. While the generous width of the beachfront permits panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean from this location, the terrain does limit available shade along the beachfront.

Some beachgoers choose to use umbrellas or canopies to escape from the sun during the hottest hours of the day.

The beach…

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Kamaole Beach Park II

About Kamaole 2

The excellent white sand beach at "Kam 2" extends for nearly a third of a mile. The beach park directly adjoins South Kihei Road, with parking available immediately off the roadway. People descend from the entrance down a short hillside to reach the Pacific Ocean. Maui County recently refurbished an ADA-accessible ramp to ensure everyone enjoys excellent access to this beach.

A fine covering of sand extends offshore, making this location ideal for swimming, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, and other water activities. Lifeguards watch over the waterfront during the hours when the park remains open to the public. Nonswimmers should exercise caution since the gradient of the land beneath the water proves steep in a few locations.

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Ulua Beach Maui

The luxurious Wailea Resort offers incredible access to some of the most acclaimed beachfront property in Maui. Every year, millions from around the world journey long distances to enjoy these magnificent shores. One of the loveliest and more private beaches, Ulua Beach, holds a well-deserved reputation as an excellent location for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling.

A Renowned Beach in Wailea

Ulua Beach, a crescent-shaped expanse of powdery golden sand, extends along the southwestern coast of Maui for approximately an eighth of a mile. To the north, a rocky outcropping known as "Turtle Reef" separates this beachfront from Mokapu Beach. Access this location from Ulua Beach Road, just off Wailea Alanui Drive. The roadway adjoins a small…

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Kamaole Beach Park I

Visitors from around the world travel to Maui to enjoy its refreshing tropical climate and superb beaches. One of the most distinctive oceanfront locations appeals to full-time residents and tourists alike: Kamaole Beach Park 1. The beach offers a wonderful location for an array of recreational pursuits: sunbathing, volleyball, swimming, snorkeling, and paddleboarding.

One of Three Kamaole Beaches

Kihei boasts a total of three Kamaole beaches, extending along a coastal tract well over two miles in length. Kamaole Beach 1, the most northerly of the trio, also stretches across the greatest distance. It lies immediately north of Kamaole 2. Access this location from the 2300 block of South Kihei Road.

Kamaole Beach Park 1 delights people…

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The Kihei Beach Lifestyle at Kam 3

Kamaole Beach Park III

Kamaole Beach Park III offers a great location for enjoying fun-filled oceanfront excursions on Maui. This popular local beach in Kihei supplies activities for people of all ages. This is one of the most popular areas to stay on South Maui with several great resorts offering accommodations nearby.

A Distinctive Kamaole Beach

Three beautiful Kamaole beaches extend along Maui's coastline in South Kihei. All of these sites attract the interest of visitors. Kamaole III as the most southerly of the three Kamaole beaches stands closest to Keawakapu Beach. It begins just a short distance north of the Kihei Boat Ramp and ends in a rocky point formerly known as Kalaehuku.

This unique beach offers a wide expanse of…

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Keawakapu Beach

Keawakapu Beach enjoys an acclaimed reputation. This lovely expanse of fine golden sand extends between the Wailea Resort and the southernmost outskirts of Kihei. It attracts vacationers and full-time Maui residents alike. Keawakapu Beach Park supplies public parking on Kilohana Drive across the street from the shoreline.

A Scenic Location

This beachfront features a wide swathe of soft, finely textured sand. In fact, the sandy terrain extends far into the offshore area in many places, enabling visitors to wade comfortably into the water. It furnishes an especially popular site for swimming.

Many beachgoers enjoy strolling through the thick sand on the shore, or simply relaxing on the beach. The sparkling blue water offers a great…

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