How do you get to the secret beach in Makena Cove?
To get to Secret Beach, hike or drive south along Makena Road a quarter-mile past the Big Beach Third Entrance. Look for a break in the wall to your right, directly across the street from the house at 6925 Makena Rd. Secret Beach is accessed through this entry point.
Is Makena Beach good for swimming?
Makena Beach The crystal clear water is perfect for swimming, and there’s also a nice spot to snorkel just a little away from the shore. There’s always a lifeguard on duty to keep you safe, and you’ll also find plenty of food trucks in the parking lot to satisfy your hunger pangs.
Do locals have to pay for parking at Makena Beach?
At Mākena State Park, non-residents will pay $5.00 to park. Commercial vehicles registered with the Hawai’i Public Utilities Commission will pay $10.00-$40.00 depending on the number of passengers the vehicle can carry.
Is there only one black sand beach in Maui?
There’s a hidden black sand beach further along on the Hana Highway. There’s yet another black sand beach on the back road to Hana. In Maui’s resort areas, there’s a kind of black sand beach in South Maui.
Which beach in Maui has the most shark attacks?
Makena Point has the highest number of sharks sightings, followed by Kalama, according to local scientists who have been tracking and documenting shark movement and behavior for decades. Next, is Palauea followed by Olowalu. But really, there isn’t too much reason to worry about it.
Can you surf Makena Beach?
There aren’t any beginner surf breaks in Makena. If you’re an intermediate or advanced surfer and have always wanted to surf naked, try Little Beach, a left that breaks on large southern swells. To reach the wave, you need to carry your board up and over the hill that separates Little Beach from Big Beach.
Where do you park for Makena Beach?
Parking: Heading south on Makena Alanui Road, you’ll pass Makena Road. There is a sign there pointing the way to Makena Beach as well as Makena Landing. You want Makena Beach. Keep driving straight, go up and over a hill, and look for the small sign for Makena State Park.
Can you swim in black sand Maui?
Can you swim at Black Sand Beach? Waianapanapa aptly means ‘glistening water’ and all you are going to want to do when you see it is dive straight in. However, with no lifeguards, swimming in the water can be dangerous and should be avoided. The famous beach is known to drop quickly from the shoreline into deep water.