West Maui attractions

Top Choice Beach in Kapalua & Northern Beaches

Kapalua Beach

For a long day on the beach, it’s hard to beat this crescent-shaped strip at the southwestern tip of Kapalua. Snorkel in the morning, grab lunch at the Sea House, try stand up paddle surfing, then sip cocktails at M…
Top Choice Beach in Kaʻanapali

Kaʻanapali Beach

Home to West Maui’s liveliest beach scene, this gorgeous stretch unfurls alongside Kaʻanapali’s resort hotels, linking the Hyatt Regency Maui with the Sheraton Maui 1 mile north. Dubbed ‘Dig-Me Beach’ for all the pr…
Natural Feature in Kapalua & Northern Beaches

Makaluapuna Point

Razor-sharp spikes crown rocky Makaluapuna Point, known informally by the nickname Dragon’s Teeth. The formation does look uncannily like the mouth of an imaginary dragon. The 3ft-high spikes are the work of poundin…
Beach in Kapalua & Northern Beaches

Oneloa Beach

Fringed by low sand dunes covered in beach morning glory, this white-sand jewel is a picturesque place to soak up the rays. On calm days swimming is good close to shore, as is snorkeling in the protected area along …
Beach in Kapalua & Northern Beaches

DT Fleming Beach Park

Surrounded by ironwood trees and backed by an old one-room schoolhouse, this sandy crescent looks like an outpost from another era. In keeping with its Hawaiian nature, the beach is the domain of wave riders. Experi…
Beach in Lahaina to Maʻalaea

Launiupoko Beach Park

The park is an ideal spot for families; na keiki (children) have a blast wading in the large rock-enclosed shoreline pool and good picnic facilities invite you to linger. Launiupoko is at the traffic lights at the 1…
Blowhole in Nakalele Point

Nakalele Blowhole

The best things in life are free – that certainly applies to West Maui's magical blowhole, which spurts water up to 100 feet in the air, like a geyser. If you don't mind getting wet from the spray, you can get withi…
Waterfront in Kaʻanapali

Kaʻanapali Beach Walk

This one-mile pathway between Kaʻanapali's fancy resorts and gobsmackingly beautiful beach offers a gentle stroll, with sunset and people-watching opportunities galore. Park in Whalers Village to explore to pathway,…
Bay in Kapalua & Northern Beaches

Honolua Bay

Honolua Bay is an advanced surfer’s dream. It faces northwest and when it catches the winter swells it has some of the gnarliest surfing in the world.
Dive Site in Kaʻanapali

Puʻu Kekaʻa

You'll find the best underwater sights off Pu'u Keka'a, also known as Black Rock, the lava promontory that protects the beach in front of the Sheraton. First-time snorkelers will be happy with the coral and fish at …