Maalaea Surf Resort on Sugar Beach, Maui
Sugar Beach, Maalaea Surf Resort
The Maalaea Surf Resort is located on one of Maui’s most beautiful stretches of oceanfront. Sugar Beach gets it’s name from the sugary consistency of it’s fine, white sand. Miles of excellent sandy beach to swim and snorkel. This is a popular location for walking the beach, especially at sunrise and sunset. Enjoy long romantic walks from the Maalaea Surf Resort. Whale watch as you enjoy the magnificent views. A favorite spot for kayak and canoe paddlers.
Makena Beach (Big Beach & Little Beach)
One of Maui’s most famous and beautiful beaches. A wide swath of white sand, a mile long with azure blue water. This breathtaking beach is divided into “big” and “little” beach by Pu’u Olai, a 360 foot cylinder cone. Be aware of large shorebreak, but swimming and snorkeling can be excellent with visibility at times over 100 feet in the water.
Location: Piilani Highway south past Kihei, south past Wailea.
Ulua Beach Wailea MauiUlua Beach
Located on the Wailea walking path, Ulua Beach offers a great place to catch Maui’s spectacular sunsets. Swimming, snorkeling and diving are also excellent. Public parking, showers and restrooms. Directions: South Kihei Road to Alanui Road, about one mile south of Wailea.
Charlie Young Beach , Kihei
Located on the North end of Kamaole Beach I. This large sandy beach is great for sunbathing, swimming and families. Small waves make for easy swimming and boogieboarding. Kamaole Park on the South end provides bathroom facilities and has a central lifeguard tower.
Kamaole 1 beach, Kihei MauiKamaole Beach Parks
All three beaches Kamaole I, II, III offer excellent swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, sunbathing, and volleyball. All have lifeguards, restrooms and showers. Location: Off South Kihei Road, at the southern end of Kihei.
Kama’ole I – Located South of Charlie Young Beach Kamaole I boasts a large sandy beach ideal for walking, swimming and laying out. Great for families. The park provides parking, bathroom facilities, and a lifeguard tower.
Kamaole 2 beach, Kihei MauiKama’ole II
A wide sandy beach about .75 miles long. Features a sandy bottom and generally small waves, making this location ideal for swimming and water activities. There are great tide pools at the South end. Walk above the rocks to the nearby gazebo and Kam III beach park.
(The occasional south swell can produce waves, shore break and rip current, causing swimming to be dangerous). There is a lifeguard tower and please respect any warning flags.
Kamaole 3 beach, Kihei MauiKama’ole III
Kama’ole 3 is located north of the Kihei Boat Ramp (Kamala Park). This is a smaller sandy beach with some large volcanic rocks. The park features parking, bathroom facilities, and a lifeguard tower.
Kam III has a huge grass lawn – ideal for picnics, bocce ball and watching sunsets, kids will love the swingset.