The 10 best beaches in Maui, Hawaii

The 10 best beaches in Maui, Hawaii


Maui also called “The Valley Isle” 
is the second-largest island of Hawaii, popular for its beautiful 80 beaches globally. The beaches of Maui is the most alluring beaches of the USA, brimming with the beauty of white, red, and black sand. Maui also features lush green valleys, beautiful mountains, splendid scenery, stunning resorts, whaling museums, and shops. It is also known as the wildest state of America, and the only state that grows coffee commercially. Maui is also known for its bountiful fruit production such as sugarcane and bananas. It is a highly recommended top-world-class tourist destination and the perfect vacation spot. Go check out the list of best beaches in Maui

1.Makena Big Beach

One of the largest and prettiest beaches of Maui is Big beach, as its name suggests it stretches over a mile long and 100 feet wide. Snorkeling and Surfing are the popular activities to do at Makena Big Bay. Makena State Park and Little beach are the favorite spots of this place. Makena state park is the popular attraction of the big beach. Makena Beach Resort, Makena Surf Resort, and Golf Resort are the best places to stay near Makena Beach. Other attractions of the place are the Polo beach club and Fairmont Kea Lani.

2.Hamoa BeachAnother beautiful beach that is backed by thick forests of Hala trees and some powerful surfs. It is located about 2.5 miles outside of Hana town. Hamoa beach has beautiful sand, an ideal place for swimming, body surfing, boogie boarding, and snorkeling. Hamoa Maui Resort is another attraction of the beach. . Hamoa Maui Resort is another attraction of the beach. The best hotels in Hamoa beach are Hana-Maui Resort, Hana Oceans Palms Bungalow, Aloha cottage, Hana Kai Maui Bamboo Inn On Hana Bay, Travassa Hana, and Kailani Resort.

3.Napili Beach

Napili beach is famous for its silky golden sand and unmatched sunset view. Napili beach is the perfect place for swimming and snorkeling due to its crystal clear water. Napili Kai Beach Resort is one of the famous resorts of Maui Beach. There are many fascinating things to do at Napili Beach as you can watch whales from Lahaina harbor and have a boat tour. Kapalua Coastal Trail and Slack key show are the famous attractions near Napili Kai Resort.

4.Kaanapali Beach

Kaanapali beach is one of the best and popular beaches in West Maui, which consists of powdery white sand. It is one of the most picturesque beaches of Hawaii that features many stunning resorts. Black rock slices across the beach is a popular spot for snorkeling, scuba diving, cliff jumping, stand-up paddling, boogie boarding, surfing, sunbathing, and cocktail drinking. Popular hotels near Kaanapali Beach are Hotel Kai Resort and Spa, Aston Mahana and The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas.

5.Kapalua Beach

Maui’s best beach for snorkeling, with the rocky northern end which is rich with marine life. The best time to visit Kapalua Beach in summer, while in winters there will be dangerous and big surfs. The beach is in the start of the Kapalua Coastal Trail that runs 1.75 miles along the coast. The best resorts near Kapalua Beach are Montage Kapalua Bay, The Ritz Carlton, and The Kapalua Bay.

6.Honokalani Beach

Honokalani is one of the most beautiful beaches of Maui due to its jet black sand, aquarium water, and sea creatures. The beach features small lava pebbles, lava tubes, caves, and cliffs. It is the most picturesque spot due to its magnificent scenery, and the best place for swimming and snorkeling. Iron, Volcanic gasses, basalt, and andesite are the common elements, that is founded on the beach and giving jet black color to their sand. It is situated in the historic plantation town of Hali’imate (Hana Town) it is also known as the Black Sand Sea. Hana town is the ideal spot for hiking and the attractions of the town are Ohala Heiau temple and the Bamboo forest. The beautiful resorts near the beach are Hana-Maui, Bamboo Inn On Hana Bay, Hana’s Tradewind Cottages, and Wai’anapanpa State Park Cabins.

7.H.A Baldwin Park and Beach 

HA beach is a white sand beach, a lovely place for swimming, playing soccer, and softball on the fields. H.A beach is a tribute to Harry A. Baldwin for his contribution to Maui. It is a popular family beach. H.A Baldwin park features Baseball fields, Cricket pitch, Softball pitch, Soccer field, and Picnic areas. Top sights in Baldwin Park and Beach are Hookipa beach park, Baby Beach, Paia Inn, Nalu Kai Lodge, and Lumeria Maui Educational Centre.

8.Wailea Beach

Another perfect and beautiful sand beach offers so many things to do such as sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, and many fascinating resorts like Four-seasons, Wailea Beach Resort- Marriott, Wailea Beach Villas, and Grand Wailea Resorts. Wailea spread across 1,500 acres of land, and it is a beautiful resort community of South Maui, that is famous for its Five alluring and fascinating beaches that are Makena Beach, Wailea Beach, Keawakapu Beach, Ulua Beach, and Little Beach. Top attractions in Wailea are Ulua Beach, Makena Beach, Wailea Beach path.

9.Mokapu Beach

Mokapu Beach is another lovely sandy and rocky beach of Maui, located near Wailea Beach Resort. Mokapu Beach is best for walking, swimming, surfing, and snookering. Mokapu Beach contains plenty of sea animals like jellyfishes and sea turtles. You can also have an unmatched view of the neighboring islands of Molokini and Kahoolawe from the Mokapu Beachside. Ulua Beach, Kaewakapu Beach, and Mokapu Beach Park are the worth-visiting attractions near Mokapu Beach. Nearby resorts are Wailea Beach Resort(0.3 miles), Mana Kai Maui, Residence Inn by Marriott Maui Wailea (0.7 miles), and Andaz Maui.

10.Keawakapu Beach 

Keawakapu Beach is a white sandy beach, with a lovely view of the neighboring islands such as Mokapu Beach and Kahoolawe. The beach is situated between Kihei and Wailea. Water tends to be calm there in the morning and you can have a lot of fun activities to do such as swimming, sunbathing, boogie boarding, and snorkeling. You can also build some beautiful sandcastle on the lovely white sand of Keawakapu Beach.

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