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Little Beach

Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, it is a nude beach and it is truly one of the best beaches in Maui! It is relatively small but offers amazing shoreline, soft sand, plenty of shade under the trees, clear water, great snorkeling opportunities. It is a 1/2 mile hike from...More

Thank Eugene S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hahaha, Lady Godava. Lol. I took a glance at it since the big beach was closed because of a shark. This one was too but people stayed on the beach.

Thank Mauithegreat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THE SUDAY AFTERNOON DRUM CIRCLE ATTRACTS VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE ISLAND…. **THE DRUM – Aussie slang for “THE NEWS” – pathetic attempt at pun: geddit? CLOTHING-OPTIONAL - Yes trendsetters, you will see naked people here! But each of my visits saw plenty of “textiles”....More

Thank blackeldo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove a short distance from the Four Seasons. It's a pretty beach and wasn't crowded during our visit. It was extremely hot with no wind but there's some shade for relief if needed. The water is gorgeous, but the water was breaking such that...More

Thank Kerrie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every Sunday starting about 4pm little beach has a hippie party! Drummers and other musicians play and others dance or just lay back and take it all in! The beach is nice & clothes are optional here. Lots go naked & others are in normal...More

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had been told that Little Beach regularly had excellent waves for body boarding...and YES it does!! Ended up visiting twice as a result! The waves are exciting to say the least! Of some note though are the following: small beach area so arriving early...More

Thank Jay R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I wish I could visit this beach again right now. We had a blast here and wish we had known about it sooner in our trip! We went earlier in the day, a little before noon. The drum circle started to pick up around 3-4pm,...More

Thank beachbumsloth
Reviewed 6 July 2017

You access the beach by going to the parking lot for Big Beach in Makena State Park. When you reach Big Beach, go all the way to the right where you'll see what looks like a 25-foot cliff. However, there is a gap in the...More

2  Thank bobndee24
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Visited this beach a couple of times so I could enhance my European all over tan. Great location just a few miles from our hotel. The water was lovely to swim in. As others have commented, you do have to climb over the rocks to...More

Thank andrew001
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Defiantly a locals beach and clothing optional. Won't bring the kiddos and won't go if you are uptight.

Thank Daniel S
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21 September 2016|
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Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
Yes I am sure he will know little beach but it is also part of Makena State Park
7 July 2016|
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Response from surfercharlie | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what time of day you want to visit. If you are visiting during daylight hours, then park in the first parking lot to Big Beach. That parking lot closes at 7:45 p.m. If you are interested in the nightlife... More
27 May 2015|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
oh yeah - Rent a car or find a friend with one. It's a good ride from Kahului to Kihei and then you have to get to Wailea. From there you head south down the coast a good distance and turn off on dirt roads - No Public... More