Beach Location:5900 Lower Honoapiilani Highway, just north of the Napili Kai Beach Resort.
Amenities: Public restrooms, outdoor showers, drinking fountain, trash bins, walking paths.
Time to snorkel: Year round
Kid Friendly: Yes
Parking: Heading north on Lower Honoapiilani Road, take an immediate left into the driveway just past the Napili Kai Resort. You will find 40 parking spaces marked Beach Access. If those are full, go back out and parallel park on the other side of the road, next to the golf course. Once you park, you’ll head past the restrooms, down the stairs, and through a short tunnel to the beach at Kapalua Bay.
Kapalua Bay Rating by Boss Frog's
Water Clarity - 9/10
Wildlife Abundance - 8/10
Reef Abundance - 7/10
Ease of Beach Access - 9/10
Sandy Beach For Entertaining - 10/10
Kapalua Beach has been called the “World's Best Beach” by several travel publications. Generally calm waters with good visibility means Kapalua is a great beach for the whole family. Great snorkeling starts about twenty yards off the beach, on the left hand side.
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If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 1-808-661-3333.