Beaches in Kaanapali


The Kaanapali Beaches, both north and south, are considered by many to be some of the best beaches in Hawaii. Certainly these beaches are the reason the Kaanapali Beach Resort was built in this location to begin with. The sand bottom along the beach makes entry into the water easy and the clarity of the water here ranks among the best to be found on the island. The beach is wide with a luxurious golden sand quality that simply beckons you to relax and enjoy. Many beach activities are available throughout the day including snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddling and surfing.

Kaanapali Beach

Kaanapali Beach

(View of Kaanapali Beach from the top of Black Rock looking south.)


Kaanapali Beach is Maui's premiere resort destination. Many of Maui's visitors do not leave this area during their entire time here because everything they need is here. There are luxury resorts lining the beach that contain high end restaurants, shopping and all of the other amenities that visitors crave. (more)

Hanakao`o Beach Park

Hanakao`o Beach Park

(View of Canoe Beach from the southern end looking north.)


Hanakao'o Beach Park is also known as Canoe beach. If you follow this beach north it will eventually turn into Kaanapali Beach as soon as you get around the point. Canoe Beach got it's name because Lahaina Canoe Club is located here and there are frequently large regattas held here on the weekends. (more)

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