Maui has over 30 miles of beaches. In fact, Maui boasts more miles of accessible beach land than any of the other Hawaiian Islands. Some of these beaches have even been voted among the best beaches in the world!

If you are looking for a proposal setting that represents idyllic Hawaii, a beach proposal might be right for you. However, it is important for you to know these key facts before choosing one of our Beach Proposal Packages.

There will be other people around

Hawaii does not have any private beaches, which means there will likely be people on the beach. This does not necessarily mean you will have an audience when you pop the question, but that there will be other beachgoers enjoying the water or sitting father away on the sand.

We do know the best spots that tend to be more secluded. Plus our photographers shoot at angles to avoid photo bombers.

For the best chance at a less crowded beach, we recommend choosing a weekday or even an early morning or sunrise proposal time. Weekends and holidays are naturally going to be a little more busy at the beach with kids being off from school and local families wanting to hang out too.

Right before proposal in south Maui

Engagement photography on Maui's North Shore

We can’t control the weather

Our mild tropical climate makes Maui an awesome beach destination all year long. While it does rain here, weather patterns depend greatly on where you are on the island. Maui is filled with many microclimates. This means that it can be pouring rain in one spot and be completely sunny a couple minutes down the road. Luckily, the majority of the beaches we use for proposals are located in very dry, sunny areas.

If you don’t want to worry about rain at the beach, your best bet will be to pick a beach on the south side of the island. This region is comprised of Kihei, Wailea, and Makena, which averages just a few inches of rain a year.

Maui proposal with cloudy sky

Pastel sunset at Maui beach

No alcohol allowed

Unfortunately, per state law, alcohol is not allowed on the beach. If you want to toast your engagement, it will either have to be done with sparkling cider or wait until a romantic dinner.

Sparkling cider toast after engagement

Easy reason to get her there

It shouldn’t be that hard to convince her to stop and take a walk with you at a beautiful beach. You can even tell a little white lie and say you read there can be turtles or dolphins there to get her even more excited to go to the planned proposal location.

HONU sighting! A huge sea turtle came up to Photobomb us on our engagement shoot on Maui

Plenty of beach choices

Lava rocks, palm trees, wide open space, cliffs – there are many gorgeous beaches to choose from to achieve the picture perfect proposal you have in mind!

Proposal at Black Sand Beach

Beach proposal in Maui with palm trees and lava rocks

Cliffside proposal on Maui

She said yes in Maui

Good excuse to return back to Maui

Doing a beach proposal on Maui will create a special memory that will live on in your photos! It would be so fun to come back to “your beach” to see if it’s changed and relive those cherished moments. Who knows? You could even return to get married on that beach, make a tradition to visit year after year, or promise to come back for your 25th anniversary.

South Maui engagement photography

Photo shoot turned surprise proposal on Maui

Romantic same sex Maui beach proposal

We would love to hear more about what you have in mind for your beach proposal on Maui and help you make your vision come to life! Contact us so we can get planning!

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