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Napili Beach, Lahaina

4.7
#2 of 50 in Beaches in Maui
Known as the "hidden gem" of Maui, Napili Beach offers swimming, snorkeling, and a possibility of encountering sea turtles. It is a rare beach on the island where there are no sharp coral reefs on the shoreline. The ocean bottom is soft and sandy, and rather steep, which makes it suitable for surfing, given that the weather permits. Showers and toilets are available, and there is a general store several minutes away. You will find food places in the area too. Shade is not common, so bring a sun umbrella. Put Napili Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lahaina sightseeing planner .
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  • Hit this smaller crescent shaped beach here at Napili. Kind of tucked away off main road a bit. Sand is light brown and fine grained with abundant broken, white sea shells. Ocean is a collage of blues...  more »
  • An open and wide bay that is peaceful and fun to take the family or a couple for the day in the sun and water.  more »
  • This arcing sandy bay is a delightful place to enjoy the ocean. But it's popularity makes it crowded during the day. At night it is one of the more romantic spots on Maui with the lights curving off i...  more »

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