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Napili Beach

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Address: Napili Bay, Lahaina, Maui, HI

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Another great day

Fantastic beach can be a bit rough if swells come in from the north. View is amazing..stay for the sunsets.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic beach can be a bit rough if swells come in from the north. View is amazing..stay for the sunsets.

Thank Bryan P
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 for snorkeling. 150 yards to road side parking. There're sports stores within walking distance if you need some services. You can... More 

Thank UrbanFoodie868
Discovery Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 rough during this trip, which stirs up the water, sea life was pretty visible. On previous trips to this beach, I've snorkeled with the honus,... More 

Thank greg f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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 amazing snorkel spot! I saw sea turtles, eels, puffer fish, and many other fish. I would advise going snorkeling before... More 

Thank Dena F
El Dorado, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For us to find this beach w had to drive through residential area and park. It was wortth it. Nice beach that is not crowded at all

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my first ever snorkeling. Beautiful corals, huge pile of small fishes and a big sea turtle. It was an awesome experience. I took a boogie board and went snorkeling with a friend, despite not knowing how to swim in the deep ocean. Loved the experience. This beach is small, there are very limited paring spots which are taken... More 

Thank palpande
Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a wonderful bay for snorkeling and swimming with turtles and sitting on the beach.It has showers available to use for rinsing off sand and a snack bar is available. Parking can be challenging but there are a few streets nearby that allow street parking.

1 Thank BarbieMurphy
Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Locals recommended this beach to us because the beach by our hotel had a red flag due to high surf warnings. This beach was mellow, but there was quite a bit of coral and rocks to avoid while swimming and snorkeling. There were also groups of college aged people hanging out & smoking pot near us. So that wasn't really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Napili Beach is a small beautiful beach which at times can become crowded. It is a steep beach with deep sand. Turtles love to hang out and feed near the rocks on the south part of the beach. The rocky area is also a great area to explore tide pools with sea urchins. Sitting on the rocks while staring at... More 

1 Thank Kim C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved Napili Bay beach! Found it by accident actually and although the sand portion is small (and slanted, not much flat area) the water is calm and safe for swimming/snorkling. We saw lots of families there. Clean bathroom right there and the Sea House restaurant right there too (breakfast, lunch and dinner). We were going to try it but didn't,... More 

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