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West Maui Beaches & Parks

With over 120 miles of coastline, it is hard to know where to start when you want to “go to the beach.” These are our picks for the most unique beaches in West Maui. Whether your idea of a day at the beach consists of lounging on golden sand, surrounded by palm trees and turquoise water or going out for bodyboarding session before enjoying an afternoon beach barbecue, West Maui has a beach for you. 2016 Travelers' Choice on TripAdvisor ranked Ka'anapali Beach number 6 on their list of "Top 25 Beaches in the United States". Enjoy this list of the most popular West Maui Beaches. Start here and see where your adventures take you.

Olowalu Beach is a stretch of bronze soft sand located about 4 miles south of Lahaina just off the Honoapiilani Highway. Olowalu...

If you're looking for a surf spot in West Maui or just a great family beach to catch a sunset, head to...

Pu'unoa Beach, also known as Lahaina's Baby Beach, is a great option if you plan on going to the beach with small...

Located on the side of the Highway across from the Lahaina Post office and Lahaina Civic Center. Wahikuli is a great place...

Canoe Beach connects to south Ka'anapali Beach sitting on the South side of the Hyatt Regency in Ka'anapali. This beach is well...

Kahekili Beach Park also known to the locals as "Airport Beach" is located just North of Black Rock. Top beaches for snorkeling...

Great beach park for the families!! Swimming is restricted to a shallow pool situated between rocky ledges of reef. Beyond the shallow...

Pohaku Park also known to the locals as S-Turns is located in Kahana just south of the Sands of Kahana Resort and...

Honokohau Bay is a small pretty bay located north of Honolua Bay. The rocky beach and sea floor are not suited for...

Windmills Beach is north of Honolua Bay, very private and off the beaten path. The beach is very exposed to all wind...

A great option for longboard surfers, families and those who enjoy outdoor picnics, Launiupoko Beach is our pick for Best Longboard Beach...

Another all-time favorite, this is especially popular with the body and board surfing crowd. Palm trees offer ample shade when the temperature soars. Expect...

This beach is divided into halves by a jutting outcrop of lava rock which...

Oneloa or known to the locals as "Ironwood Beach" lies roughly midway along the Kapalua Coastal trail that begins at D.T. Fleming...

Mokulei'ia Bay or better known to the locals as Slaughterhouse Beach. The name "Slaughterhouse Beach" comes from the Honolua Ranch slaughterhouse and...

Located on Maui's northwestern coast just five minutes past Kapalua, Honolua Bay is one of the island's most loved and legendary spots....

Another well-protected beach that is perfect for snorkeling, swimming and body surfing. This is one of the most popular beaches for these activities on...

One of the most well-known beaches in Maui, Kapalua Bay offers calm, protected waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Surrounded...