Maui Guidebook

Use our guides to learn about the island and plan your perfect Maui vacation.
Valley Isle Resort Back Courtyard

Guest Guide: Nearby Stores, Eats, and More at Valley Isle Resort

Local area info for guests staying with us at Valley Isle Resort in Lahaina including activities, restaurants, shopping, beaches, and more.

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Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise

The 10 Best Sunset Dinner Cruises in Maui

Take in a breathtaking sunset while enjoying a relaxing dinner and cocktails aboard a sunset dinner cruise on Maui’s majestic waters.

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Honolua Bay Snorkel Tour

The 10 Best Maui Snorkel Tours From Ka'anapali to Kihei

Discover the 10 best Maui snorkel tours from Ka'anapali to Kihei that are great for beginners and experienced snorkelers alike.

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Road to Hana Aerial View

The 12 Best Guided and Private Road to Hana Tours in Maui

Experience the natural beauty of the Road to Hana without driving yourself on a tour operated by a knowledgeable local guide.

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Honolua Bay Fish

13 Best West Maui Snorkel Spots Near Lahaina and Ka'anapali

Learn about the best West Maui snorkel spots near Lahaina and Ka'anapali suitable for snorkelers of all skill levels.

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Kaanapali Beach Aerial View

10 Best Maui Helicopter Tours (Volcano, Doors Off & More!)

Maui helicopter tours are an experience like no other and a great way to see the island’s incredible sights from a birds-eye view.

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Old Lahaina Luau Dancers

Old Lahaina Luau Review, Photos, and Tickets

Learn all about the Old Lahaina Luau including what’s for dinner, the music and dancing, and how to book your tickets.

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ATV Tours

The Best Maui ATV Tours for an Off-Road Adventure

On these thrilling Maui ATV tours, explore dusty trails, muddy puddles, and stunning ocean views for an off-road adventure like no other.

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Old Lahaina Luau Hula Dancing

The 8 Best Maui Luaus From Ka'anapali to Kihei

A luau is a great way to spend an evening when visiting the islands. In this guide, we’ll cover popular luaus from Ka'anapali to Kihei.

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Haleakala Crater Cinder Cones

The 12 Best Haleakala Volcano Tours in Maui

Haleakala National Park is an expansive 30,000-acre national park that offers numerous hikes and activities from the coast to the summit.

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Maui Zipline Tours

The 9 Best Maui Zipline Tours From Kapalua to North Shore

Venture into on an exhilarating adventure high above Maui’s lush landscapes with these Maui Zipline Tours from Kapalua to North Shore.

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Road to Hana Puaa Kaa Waterfall

Top 16 Road to Hana Stops in Order (With Mile Markers)

Learn about all the top stops on the Road to Hana, including waterfalls, lava tubes, beaches, hikes, and the famous Bamboo Forest.

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Haleakala National Park Sunrise

Maui Volcano: 10 Best Things to Do in Haleakala National Park

Discover the unique beauty and martian terrain of Maui’s Volcano with our list of the best things to do in Haleakala National Park.

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Hana Lava Tube

Exploring the Hana Lava Tube Caves (With Mile Markers & Photos)

Learn all there is to know about the Hana lava tube caves including mile markers, photos, and what to expect at each location.

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Paia Town

Do You Need a Car? A Guide to Car Rentals in Maui

Do you need a rental car in Maui? That’s a common question we’ll answer in this guide to renting a car in Maui.

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Kihei Maui Beach

The 10 Best South Maui Beaches Near Kihei and Wailea

From remote coves to vast stretches of fine golden sands, Kihei and Wailea are home to the best beaches in South Maui.

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Honolua Bay Access Trail

Honolua Bay Access Trail: An Easy Family Hike in West Maui

The Honolua Bay Access Trail is an easy hike in West Maui with a serene environment that makes for a great family adventure.

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Napili Bay Maui

The Best Areas and Towns to Stay in Maui on Vacation

Learn all about the best areas to stay in Maui including popular tourist destinations such as West Maui and South Maui.

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Kaanapali Black Rock Backside

The 10 Best West Maui Beaches Near Ka'anapali

From large stretches of golden sand to small picturesque coves, there’s a variety of stunning beaches close to Ka’anapali in West Maui.

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Kamaole Beaches Kihei

15 Fun Activities and Things to Do in Kihei, Maui

Kihei offers many things to do including spending a day at the beach, snorkeling, whale watching, golfing, dining, and so much more.

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Paia Surfboard Fence

Paia Things to Do – Top 7 Activities in Maui’s Hippie Surf Town

In this guide, we’ll cover the top things to do in Paia, Maui’s hippie surf town, with quirky shops, rustic restaurants, and funky boutiques.

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Hookipa Beach Park

The 10 Best North Shore Beaches Near Paia in Maui

Check out some of the best North Shore beaches near the historic town of Paia, including tips about location and parking.

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Kapalua Golf Course Villas

The 10 Best Activities and Attractions in Kapalua, Maui

Kapalua is an idyllic destination with pristine beaches, luxury resorts, and fine dining offering everything a traveler can ask for.

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Kahana Maui Vacation Rentals

8 Best Hotels, Resorts, and Vacation Rentals in Kahana, Maui

Kahana, Maui vacation rentals offer a resort like feel without the crowds. In this post, we’ll cover the best options in the area.

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Hana Black Sand Beach

Road to Hana’s 6 Best Beaches (Including Black Sand Beach)

Some of the most unique beaches in Maui can be found on the Road to Hana, including the famous Black Sand Beach.

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Lahaina Town Front Street

Remembering Lahaina Town: 10 Things to Do on Front Street

Lahaina is a charming little town in West Maui that offers an abundance of activities and things to do on the historic Front Street.

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Kaanapali Whale Watching

10 Best Maui Whale Watching Tours From Ka'anapali to Ma'alaea

Maui whale watching tours offer an up close way to experience these magnificent animals with a variety of options available.

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Valley Isle Resort

Valley Isle Resort – Oceanfront Vacation Rentals in Maui

Valley Isle Resort vacation rentals feature studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom condos with an oceanfront view.

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Kapalua Hotels

Kapalua’s Best Hotels, Resorts, and Vacation Rental Condos

Nestled on the northwest coast, Kapalua is home to the most luxurious hotels, resorts, and vacation rental condos in West Maui.

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17 Fun and Relaxing Things to Do at Ka'anapali Beach

Ka’anapali Beach is a gorgeous white sand beach on Maui’s west side. Here are our picks for the 17 best things to do while there.

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