Exploring South Maui Makena Landing - Map, Directions, Photos, and Information

Beach Ratings

Makena Landing

  • Makena Landing Beach

    Makena Landing Beach

  • Makena Landing Kayaking

    Makena Landing Kayaking

  • Makena Landing Lava Shoreline

    Makena Landing Lava Shoreline

  • Makena Landing

    Makena Landing

  • Makena Landing

    Makena Landing

  • Makena Landing

    Makena Landing

Makena Landing Makena Landing is located off of Makena Road. There isn't much sandy beach here, mostly a lava shoreline and not well suited for swimming with children. The park itself has picnic tables and BBQ's with beautiful views of the coastline. This is the starting point for most South Maui kayak tours heading north to 5 caves 5 graves and Turtle Town (both popular snorkeling spots). Snorkeling is good here as you follow the reef to the right. If you are a good swimmer you can follow the reef all the way around to 5 graves 5 caves.

  • Directions (from Kihei)
    Head south on Piilani Hwy. Turn Right onto Wailea Ike Rd. (Piilani Hwy Dead ends here). Turn left at Wailea Alanui. In about 2 miles turn right at Makena Rd. Further down you will see Beach Sign and parking on the right.
  • Parking
    you can use the medium sized parking lot or park on the side of the road.
  • Rest rooms
    Public Rest room and showers.
  • Best For
    Kayak Tours and snorkeling
  • snorkel Click Here for Makena landing Snorkel Information