Mokapu Beach

Quarter-mile long pocket of sandy beach fronting the Andaz Wailea Hotel.

Good swimming, boogie boarding and excellent snorkeling around the rocky outcrop to the south.

Fronting the recently opened Andaz Wailea Hotel, the name means “sacred island” and is said to refer to a small rock islet that used to be just offshore. But don’t strain too hard looking for it – all that remains to be seen of Mokapu Island today are bits of rock sticking out of the ocean – like Mokapu, many South Maui islets were blown to bits During WWII combat training exercises.

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