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Ho'okipa Beach Park

Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.
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  • Average3%
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Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Reviewed 2 days ago

MAUI’S CENTRAL NORTH COAST HAS SOME NICE BEACHES BUT……. ….most are non-touristy, more attractive to locals. I put this down mainly to their exposure to onshore trade winds which makes them less attractive for most of the year than the more sheltered beaches of the...More

Thank blackeldo
Reviewed 5 days ago

1st Pulled off to the top parking area and got out to see surfers,kite boarders and beach shoreline. Waves crashing upon the rocks below. Beautiful views. Then drove down to lower parking area got out to walk on the beach and found a big Sea...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't surf so went up to the lookout area, it is fun to watch all the expert surfers riding the waves below, and big turtles also can be seen. The lookout area has a few fresh fruit stalls and artsy stuff to buy. The...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Only a 40 minute drive from Lahaina brought us to the BEST place to easily see and watch sea turtles--both in the water and on the beach. Several turtles were lounging on the beach in the sun in a protected area, where you could get...More

Thank E8269QVbarbarab
Reviewed 1 week ago

I set out on my journey to find Ho'okipa Beach park and I was amazed! It was about 15 or 20 min drive from central Maui depending on traffic ..When I came up to park I drove about 100 or so feet pass on the...More

Thank 681jeniferb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is nice, but as the waves are big, it is not the best place for swimming. The beach was quite crowded, so we ended up laying on the cliffs and had a small picnic there. The views from the clifftop over the sea...More

Thank HeddiL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the parking lot above we could see the beach area, surfing and the turtles coming onto the beach. Food truck here also Drove down to the beach and parked. Bathrooms, covered tables are all here for your use. Where turtles were coming in was...More

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazingly fun Saturday watching locals enjoy surfing, kite-surfing and all sorts of water sports. Rough water. Beautiful rock formations. Arrived around 2:00 and enjoyed seeing large turtles come ashore and rest...before swimming back out to see. Gorgeous views I would recommend to anyone.

1  Thank HNally
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited twice in the same day. First to check out the views from the lookout point and to dip my feet in the water. The waves were treacherous so I watched the surfers, sailors, and a few swimmers. I returned later to see the...More

Thank mbg1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both times we went, there were giant sea turtles resting on the beach, which were roped off to protect them. So interesting to see! But they did take up much of the very small beach. However, the local color, great snorkeling, and surf-watching makes it...More

Thank BillDara
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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.
kerry w
5 April 2015|
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Response from Ceal_nor | Reviewed this property |
A late answer, but still. In Paia (2.5 miles away) you have Baldwin beach park. If you have toddlers, the best best is Baby beach. Drive through Paia (going west), you pass Baldwin, take right onto Nonohe pl, take 2nd right... More