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Beach Ratings

Keawakapu Beach

Keawakapu Beach parking signKeawakapu Beach is located north of downtown Kihei on S. Kihei Road. This long sandy stretch is also known as Wedding Beach and is popular spot for wedding photographers. The .7 mile long uncrowded beach is great for swimming and boogie boards (when the surf is up). Snorkeling can be good at the north end around the tide pools with the right conditions. This a pretty beach with fine sand and spetacular sunsets.

  • Directions (from Kihei)
    There are 3 parking lots for the beach. Heading south from kihei on S. Kihei Rd. go just past the surfside Resort and look for parking lot on the right. further down turn left on Kilohana Dr for the center parking lot. Keeps heading south . Make sure to veer to the right to stay on S. Kihei. Turn right when the road deadends.
  • Parking
    Lots of parking at all lots.
  • Restrooms
    Porta-Potties at north and south end.
  • Best For
    Swimming / Boogie Boards/ Sunsets.