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Keawakapu Beach

Suitable for:
Everyone, nature lovers, families, couples
Insider tip or tourist spot?
Well known, but not overcrowded
TouriSpot
Insider Tip
Time needed: 1-2 hours
2.5 hours
Optimal arrival time:
15:00 o' clock
Cost:
Free
Suitable for:
Everyone, nature lovers, families, couples
Insider tip or tourist spot?
Well known, but not overcrowded
TouriSpot
Insider Tip
Time needed: 1-2 hours
2.5 hours
Optimal arrival time:
15:00 o' clock
Cost:
Free

Details of the beach

Facilities at Keawakapu Beach
(Available: Showers, Toilets)
The beach is popular for:
Picnics, Sunset, Swimming, Snorkelling, Surfing)
Beach material
Fine sand
Sand color
Yellow/Gold
Area
42000 sqm
Entry into the sea
Mixed
Sight in the sea
Very clear

Keawakapu Beach - Description

The many facets of Keawakapu Beach

A seemingly endless sandy beach with breathtaking sunsets. Keawakapu Beach convinces visitors with ideal conditions for swimming, snorkeling, surfing and also boogie boarding.

Visitors flock mostly to the northern and southern ends, with locals preferring the middle section. The long Keawakapu Beach glows with golden warm sand and it's not hard to find a spot, spread out a blanket and stretch out in the warm rays of the sun. The turquoise waters are perfect for swimming a few laps. At the northern and southern ends are reef formations, which are ideal for snorkeling. At both ends there is a sandy part between the rocks, which provides easy access to the water.

Likewise, the entire middle part is covered by the reef and it is not possible to swim from one end to the middle to return to the beach from there. Those who want to swim a long distance only have the option to swim from the northern to the southern end. In other places, there is no sand on the bottom to leave the water. For swimmers these reef formations may be a disadvantage, but for surfers they provide perfect conditions. The powerful waves break on the offshore reef of the middle section of the beach, creating ideal waves for surfing. Keawakapu Beach is also popular for its breathtaking sunsets. Day after day, the sun sinks into the horizon as a ball of fire, bathing the sky and ocean in dazzling red-orange colors.

Parking:

Visitor parking is available on the southern and northern sections.

What we say

Tommy
Great long white beach section with impulsive lava stones. Here shows a dazzling underwater world for snorkeling fans. Popular for surfing or bodyboarding in stronger waves.
Our checklist & tips:
  • Suitable for a variety of water activities
  • Parking spaces available
  • Dream sunset
  • In winter a good spot for whale watching
  • Great spot to watch the sunset over the sea
  • Showers and WC's at the middle section and at the southern end

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Map and contact data

Keawakapu Beach, Kihei Rd & Kilohana Dr, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Longitude: -156.446323
Latitude: 20.703915

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