Black Rock — Ka‘anapali Beach
Black Rock Beach is excellent for beginning snorkelers and swimmers to experienced SCUBA divers. Coral and tropical fish are abundant. This is the northernmost section of Kaanapali Beach. A beachwalk winds through Kaanapali with easy access to beachfront hotels, shopping and restaurants.
D. T. Fleming Beach Park — Kapalua
This classic west Maui beach was named “America’s Best Beach” in 2006. A long-time favorite for body and board surfing, this public park also features good swimming. Facilities include picnic tables and restrooms. Lifeguards on duty.
Kaanapali Beach — Kaanapali Resort
West Maui’s “signature” beach. Three miles of white sand; sailboat and catamaran rides and rentals; surf and windsurf lessons. Easy walking access from all Kaanapali hotels.Features “Dig Me Beach. Named “America’s Best Beach” in 2003”
Kapalua Beach — Kapalua Resort
Known to Maui veterans as Old Fleming Beach, Kapalua is the first of Maui’s beaches, and the first beach ever, to be named “”America’s Best Beach” (1991).” A truly beautiful tropical beach which offers swimming, snorkeling and SCUBA diving.
Launiupoko Beach Park — South of Lahaina
Another local favorite with a unique natural pool surrounded by a lava rock wall. Excellent for small children; picnic tables and restrooms.
Napili Bay — South of Kapalua
Napili Bay is noted for its sandy beaches and good swimming. An excellent snorkeling spot for novice and expert ocean adventurers.
Puamana Beach County Park – Lahaina
This beach provides swimming, picnic tables, restrooms, grills and a grassy park. Waves are excellent for beginning and intermediate surfers.
Wahikuli State Park – Lahaina
Another local favorite with calm water conditions for swimming, snorkeling and boogie boarding. Restrooms, picnic tables and grills are available.