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Maui’s Best Beaches – but which one is right for you?

Maui GyPSy Guide Narrated Driving Tour AppFinding great beaches across Maui isn’t hard.  There’s no such thing as a bad beach, but some are better than others, depending on if you have small children, are looking to snorkel or watch turtles on the sand, want a small wave to surf or are are watching for the green flash with a cocktail in your hand.

On the GyPSy Guide’s narrated driving tour app for Maui, you’ll visit all of these, so you can make up your own mind.

Best Maui Beach for Sunsets

Kama’ole Beaches, South Side

These 3 beaches are located on the South Side of Maui, along Kihei.  Great family friendly beaches with good snorkelling.  Restrooms, showers and grassy areas for picnicking. Lifeguards are on duty.  Take a chair, towel or just your favourite people to share a sunset and watch for the green flash.  You’ll see visitors and locals enjoying watching the sun go down together at Kam 1, 2 & 3.

Best Maui Beach for Kids

Ka’anapali Beach, West Side

A couple miles of golden sandy beaches in front of the luxury hotel row that includes the Sheraton and Hyatt hotels.  Perfect for snorkelling, walking the boardwalks, and taking in sunset cocktails.   Washrooms, showers, picnic areas and lifeguards.  Stay late for the nightly diving ceremony and watch a diver light tiki torches along the cliff and dive off Puu Kekaa or Black Rock.

Maui GyPSy Guide Narrated Driving Tour App

Where to Find Maui’s Best Beaches

Best Maui Beachside Walk

Wailea Beach, South Side

Framed beautifully with stunning views of West Maui, Molokini, Kaho’olawe, and some swanky resort hotels.  The sandy beaches and rocky coves that start here and continue south down along the coast are some of the best places to see turtles while snorkelling.  Beautiful hiking boardwalks and the Shops at Wailea are a short detour.  Showers, restrooms and picnic areas.

Maui GyPSy Guide Narrated Driving Tour App

Best Maui Beach for Watching Surfers

Ho’okipa Beach, North Shore

Not recommended for swimming due to constant winds and currents, but a spectacular place to chill and watch world class windsurfers.  At the far right of the beach you’ll often find turtles snoozing on the beach.  Did you know they can also sleep in the water?  Give them plenty of space and remember never touch.  Washrooms, showers and some picnic areas.

Maui GyPSy Guide Narrated Driving Tour App

Best Maui Beach for Snorkelling

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