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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kaanapali Beachwalk

Walking the Ka'anapali Beach Walk Trail in Maui

The Ka’anapali beach walk trail is a paved walking path that takes you from one end of Ka’anapali Beach to the other.

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Olowalu Maui

Top 10 Things to Do in Olowalu, Maui

Olowalu is a great little town in West Maui with a rich history and plenty to do making it a perfect place to spend the day exploring.

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Kahekili Beach Park

Kahekili Beach Park Snorkeling Guide (Airport Beach)

Kahekili Beach Park has a vibrant coral reef and is easily one of the best all-around spots in West Maui for snorkelers of all skill levels.

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Olowalu Petroglyphs

How to See the Olowalu Petroglyphs in Maui

Learn all about the Olowalu Petroglyphs in Maui including detailed driving directions and what the hike is like from the general store.

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Napili Bay

Napili Bay Snorkeling Guide

Napili Bay is a beautiful cove on Maui’s west side with a crescent-shaped beach and some of the best snorkeling on this side of the island.

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Kapalua Coastal Trail - Ironwood Cliffs

Kapalua Coastal Trail Hike (Plus 8 Sights to See)

The Kapalua Coastal Trail is an easy hike in West Maui that’s great for the whole family and has outstanding views of the ocean.

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Kapalua Bay Beach

Top 8 Things to Do at Kapalua Bay Beach

From snorkeling and hiking to lounging in the sun or playing in the sand, Kapalua Bay Beach has something for everyone.

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Kapalua Bay Beach

Kapalua Bay Snorkeling Guide

Kapalua Bay is a snorkel spot in West Maui with a crescent-shaped beach and abundant marine life that’s great for families and beginners.

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Kaanapali Black Rock Cliff Diving

Guide to Cliff Jumping at Black Rock in Ka’anapali

Cliff jumping at Black Rock is an ancient Hawaiian tradition and something fun to try when spending the day at Ka’anapali Beach.

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Black Rock Beach Ka'anapali

Guide to Snorkeling at Black Rock in Ka’anapali

Snorkeling at Black Rock Beach in Ka’anapali is a great option as it’s convenient, beginner friendly, and has a variety of marine life.

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