DT Flemming Beach in Northwestern Maui Coast

By , July 17, 2011

DT Flemming Beach is a popular beach in the Kapalua Resort area in the northwestern coast of Maui. Ritz Carlton hotel is located just behind the beach. Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman voted it as the best American beach in 2006. DT Flemming Beach has been voted as the best beach in America for 11 times. Local and foreign tourists often visit it. There are many recreational activities you can perform at the beach including bodysurfing, body boarding, surfing, snorkeling and etc. There are plenty of ironwood trees and palm trees at DT Flemming Beach so you can picnic here. There is also a large place for picnicking. Several BBQ grills can be found at the beach. Lifeguards are stationed at the beach to oversee the swimmers. There are a few restrooms and outdoor showers.

The ocean may develop riptide when the water rise up to a high level. It can be dangerous to swim when the rip tide occurs. DT Flemming Beach has a steep slope so you need to be careful when swimming. In the afternoon, there will be much wind blowing against the beach so you will feel windy at this time. If you plan to not do any recreational activity, you should bring your beach chair. In this way, you can sit on the beach and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

DT Flemming Beach is a family friendly beach ideal for both adults and children. You should always check the weather conditions before going to swim at DT Flemming Beach. If the water condition is rough, it is recommended that you don’t carry out any ocean recreational activities. You can check the wave conditions on the erase board. The erase board can be found near the lifeguard shack. The erase board provides information about the tide, wave condition, signs and advisory. Nearby DT Flemming Beach, there are many resorts and golf courses. You will find a six holes golf course that is designed by Arnold Palmer. You should avoid surfing at the area where the local fishermen is fishing. The fishing area usually has a lot of baits.

If you want to reach DT Flemming Beach, you should take the Highway 30. While you are traveling on Highway 30, you should look for the sign that tells you to turn left into Lower Honoapiilani Road. The Lower Honoapiilani Road green sign is situated between Markers 31 and 32.

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