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Little Beach (Makena State Park) *

Maui's nude beach is gay-popular.
Little Beach (aka Pu Ľu Olai Beach) is in Makena State Park DIRECTIONS: Go south of Wailea; about as far south as you can drive. One mile past the Maui Prince Hotel, turn right at the sign for Makena State Park. It's easy to miss, so be on the lookout! Turn into the parking lot. Walk towards the water and the "Big Beach." Walk to the right (north) all the way to the end and hike up and over the lava-flow trail to get to the beach. Little Beach is a popular nude beach and on the far side you'll find the gay hang-out.

Tags: Mixed Gay/Straight, Free Parking

Makena Alanui Road
Kihei, HI 96753



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  • cdp1276 was here
    "Stunning beaches with the best sand..."

    Friday via foursquare

  •   Fantastic Find
    chadfreeman07 ·

    June 23

    Absolutely loved our time out at Little Beach. So beautiful! And the people are great too!
  • brianb83 was here
    "Beach day!"

    May 31

  • damien.bman is now a fan

    October 28, 2013

  • joshlofty was here
    "Now nekkid beachin' it. LOL"

    March 10, 2013 via foursquare

  •   Little Beach is still a Jewel...but beware
    mikebares ·

    February 2, 2013

    There are not many places on the earth like Little Beach, Maui. We are just back from what must be something like our 20th visit and it was really really great and very very gay. The vibe was fun, there was drumming, whales breaching just off shore, the gay section ( north end) seemed bigger than ever and the waves were plenty big for boogie boarding. On the other hand, the amount of trash strewn along the "nature trails" to the north was epic. Others in our group claimed that it was only because of the prolonged lack of rainfall and thus lack of plant cover that the trash seemed much worse. If I had known in advance I would have brought a trashbag with me and cleaned it all up myself. The other things to beware of were the undertow - which I don't recall ever being so strong and the mistake I made in buying a brownie from one of the vendors. Please be advised that the brownies that the vendors sell on the beach for $5/ea. take a full four hours to kick in are very stong even though they taste completely delicious and "normal". I would strongly advise really to not even sample the brownies at all for awhile, if you do don't eat more than 1/2 a brownie per person and absolutely do not mix with alcohol . I waited 2 hours and felt absolutely nothing and then an hour after eating the 2nd half I started feeling it and my buzz got well past anything that was fun. I ended up passing out in hitting my head on a table in a restaurant 4 hours after the first bite and waking up in a puddle of my own vomit. The age range on the beach this year was much more diverse than in the past. There was a gay kid who had just turned 20 and there were others who were 60+ with every age in-between. I would say the gay crowd was split about 50/50 naked/bathing suits. The best part was that their was plenty of sand on the beach - beware that sometimes storms can come by and sweep practically all of the sand away leaving just sharp lava rock and just as quickly bring it all back in one day. Little Beach is not to be missed if you are gay and visiting Maui unless you are totally freaked out by the sight of naked people of all ages and shapes I'd say go.
  • mikebares is now a fan

    February 1, 2013

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