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Expedia: Two Maui Beaches Named America’s Favorites in 2017

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Kāʻanapali Beach and Lahaina Beach have just been named as two of America’s favorite beaches in 2017.

West Maui shoreline at Kāʻanapali. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Expedia used destinations from its annual Flip Flop Report and analyzed tens of thousands of social media conversations to find that Kāʻanapali Beach stood out for being a great spot for dare devils.

The area is popularly known for cliff diving at Puʻu Kekaʻa off of the Sheraton resort; and visitors are known to frequent the ziplining tours on the mauka side of Kāʻanapali, offered by Skyline Eco-Adventures.

According to the report, Kāʻanapali Beach earned high marks as being clean, safe, affordable and relaxing with good weather.

Photo credit: Trilogy Excursions, Maui.

Lahaina stood out for offering many exciting adventures on and in the water.  Lahaina scored high for safety and affordability as well as being relaxing with good weather.  Highlights include winter whale watching, offshore dinner cruises and restaurants, dining and shops along Front Street.


Other Hawaiʻi beaches on the list were Poʻipū on Kauaiʻi, as well as Waikīkī and Kailua on Oʻahu.


See the article here: America’s Favorite Beaches in 2017

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