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Makena Beach, Wailea

4.5
You won't have to worry whether there's enough room for your umbrella at Makena Beach. Also known as Big Beach, it's nearly 1.5 km (1 mi) long and the largest beach in Maui. You can enjoy shade from the large volcanic cliffs, which also offer protection from tradewinds. Book a snorkeling or kayak tour to get an up-close look at some of the sea life. It's a good idea to go out with a guide, because the water can get rough Remember to bring drinking water and sunscreen. A visit to Makena Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wailea visit planning app to plot your vacation.
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  • Free to get into, clean with no garbage issues. Like most beaches in Maui had life guards and the water was amazing.  more »
  • We loved this beach. It was not close to where we were staying, but we chose to drive across the island to check it out...and then came back again another day. It was the best beach for us on the whol...  more »

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