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Ho'okipa Beach Park

Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea turtles” (118 reviews)
“watch surfers” (47 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Diverse and communal beach offering kite surfing, wind surfing, surfing, tide pools, free diving, picnic area, beach, Honu, food trucks etc. What a complete, fun and active beach.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Ho'okipa Beach Park to see if green sea turtles were coming and sunning themselves. We were not disappointed. We arrived just as several of them made there way on to the beach. The area where the turtles are is cordon off and...More

Thank BillD D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great beach, with plenty of parking and local vendors during the week (we were there on Monday). Beautiful views.

1  Thank J t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so pleased to see ten sea turtles at this beach the day we were there. It was probably around 11:30am and the turtles all came up to rest in the sun and sand. It was incredible to watch these majestic creatures make their...More

Thank JaymeMSub
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have tried so many beaches to find turtles. Finally we went to Ho'okipa Beach Park. Just off the bank and to to east side of the beach, just under the view point, you can see dozens of lazy turtles laid on the beach. There...More

Thank Kaili5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Awesome quaint secluded piece of Paradise helped me make the best and most important decision of my life. I made this trip as a surprise to my Love and he turned the tables on me. I said YES!!!!!!! I will book this place many...More

1  Thank musheerahm2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get there early to get parking and make sure you leave nothing visible in your vehicle. Turtles are usually found on the north end of the beach.

Thank VenetianGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice beach to go see surfing if you are not into surfing. Huge waves and nice views around. Parking is limited so hard to get, you just have to wait to grab one as someone leaves. Try to spend at least an...More

Thank CricFan76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly loses a point for having HORRIFIC porta-potties, but the views are as amazing as you'll see on Maui. From the bluff above the beach you can see surfers, windsurfers, turtles and more... If you go around the fence at the far right, you can...More

Thank pudman43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure what time of year this happens, but while we were there every evening dozens of green sea turtles would come up to bask on the beach. So peaceful! A shopkeeper in Poi'pu told us about it or we would have never known.

Thank psoletsky
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17 December 2017|
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Response from Judy E | Reviewed this property |
unusually before dusk, have seen them as early as 430
Steve Q
1 March 2016|
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Response from JESSE J P | Reviewed this property |
Delayed answer. The surfing app question has been answered quite well. Surfers are there whenever the wind is blowing, which is all of the time. This is one of the VERY best wind surfing beaches in the world. The greatest... More
2 December 2015|
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Response from sactrav66 | Reviewed this property |
During low tide when they come in to rest. When high tide comes in they swim out.