Airport Beach

Airport Beach

Airport Beach on the west side of Maui, Hawaii is a great beach park.

Airport Beach on West Maui

Airport Beach Is A Good Family Beach On West Maui

Airport Beach on west Maui is on of the best snorkel beaches on Maui, Hawaii.

Airport Beach – West Maui

Airport Beach on the west side of Maui, Hawaii is a good, clean, grassy beach that is ideal for families with small children.  It has excellent restroom facilities and several picnic tables with barbque grills.

It’s a good place to snorkel in the morning hours, but can get a bit rough after 1 p.m.  Bring snorkel equipment with you to Airport Beach as there’s no place nearby to rent snorkel or beach equipment.

Also, bring snacks, bottled water, sandwiches and other food items you might want, as there is not a grocery store or convenience store near Airport Beach.

Airport Beach is very popular with tourists and visitors to Maui, along with locals on the island.  The water is calm and clear in the morning, and there’s a nice sandy beach with a large grassy area for relaxing in the sun.

Airport Beach Suggestions.

  • Take Hwy. 30 past the town of Lahaina on the west side of Maui.  At the Kai Ala traffic light intersection, turn left toward the ocean.  As you approach the Airport Beach sign, veer to your right.  The large, free parking light is straight ahead.
  • Airport Beach is adjacent to the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort facility.
  • Take plenty of water and drinks, along with food.  There is not a convenience store or grocery store close to Airport Beach.
  • Bring plenty of sunscreen.  In fact, put sunscreen on your body before leaving your residence and let it soak into your body before entering the ocean.
  • The best to arrive at Airport Beach is 8 a.m. or shortly after, as the parking lot can fill-up rather quickly.  Weekends are very popular with the locals.
  • Bring some hot dogs and buns, charcoal, and condiments to cook hot dogs on the barbeque grills.  There is a Safeway at Lahaina Cannery Mall on Hwy. 30 in Lahaina Town.

Airport Beach Photos

Airport beach entrance sign.

Airport Beach parking area is a nice, shaded parking lot on west Maui.

Airport beach has a grassy area for relaxing in the sun in Lahain on west maui.

Airport Beach is a nice family beach on west Maui just past Lahaina Town.







Aloha – Enjoy Maui!

Black Sand Beach on Maui, Hawaii.

Black Sand Beach

Beaches.  Maui has some of the best beaches in the world.  Napili Bay and Kapalua Bay on the west side of the island are popular snorkel locations, and everyone loves Baby Beach in Lahaina.  Honolua Bay is also awesome for snorkeling, and Slaughterhouse Beach nearby is a tourist favorite.  Don’t forget to try D.T. Fleming Beach Park.

Big Beach is a favorite on the southwest side of Maui, along with Ulua Beach, Wailea Beach and Polo Beach.

In Paia, there’s Baldwin Beach that is popular and Ho’okipa Beach is just past Paia.  Just before Hana is the famous Black Sand Beach.

La Perouse Bay is an incredible place to snorkel, swim and hike, and Po’olenalena Beach is a little hide-away beach in the Makena State Park area of southwest Maui.

Top 10 Lists.  Take a look at my Top 10 Activities on Maui, and my Top 10 Restaurants.  There’s also my Top 10 Attractions while visiting Maui and, of course, my Top 7 Shopping places and Top 5 Luau experiences.

The Gazebo is one of Maui's top places for breakfast.

The Gazebo

Eating & Drinking.  Oh, yea.  You’ve also got to eat and drink while visiting Maui.  Well, for breakfast The Gazebo in Napili is a “must-do tradition,” along with the Kihei Café.  For pizza, try Prison Street Pizza in Lahaina or Dollie’s Pub & Café in Napili.

There’s a lot of good burger places in Lahaina, along With Honu Seafood and Pizza and Lulu’s Lahaina Surf Club.

In the upcountry town of Makawao are two good places to eat – Casanova Italian Restaurant and  Makawao Steak House.   Stop at this “Hawaiian cowboy” town on your way down from a sunrise visit at Haleakala Crater.

Hookipa beach on the windward side of Maui.

Ho’okipa Beach – Paia

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Baldwin Beach near Paia on Maui, Hawaii.

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Baby Beach in Lahaina.

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Welcome To Maui  Tourist Guide

Maui Travel Tips is a blog by SteveENJOY!  Living on Maui, I love to talk about this beautiful island.  I hope you enjoy my photography, and I love to provide first-hand information about Maui.  My hope is you feel the true Hawaiian “spirit of aloha” in everything you see and do on Maui.

HAVE FUN!  Take a look at the article categories, review my recent posts, and send me any questions or comments you might have.

I know you’ll love Maui — as much as I love her! 


Big Wave Taffy on Maui!

Take a look at our delicious Hawaii Flavors of salt water taffy – our salt water taffy is soft and creamy and it makes a great gift item, too.  The taffy is sold at many stores on Maui, and you can also order on-line with Big Wave Taffy.

Big Wave Taffy sells delicious salt water taffy on Maui, Hawaii.

Big Wave Taffy on Maui, Hawaii




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