What to Expect
Ka'anapali Beach, West Maui
This large, black lava rock divides Ka'anapali Beach in half. Snorkeling around the rock is legendary. The rock is almost completely encrusted in coral with a large assortment of fish and sea turtles to make the experience memorable. Hawaiian legend states that the spirits of warriors left the earth to meet their ancestors by leaping from this rock.
Services and Amenities
Great sandy beach
Terrific snorkeling and swimming
Use caution if swimming around the rock as strong currents are sometimes present at the point area
Lifeguards on the beach
Numerous hotels front the beach area
No public restrooms and facilities
Closely monitor ocean conditions. Strong currents may be present around Black Rock. Obey all postings and warnings.