Synopses & Reviews
Every year Maui makes and often tops travelers' lists of the best islands in the world, and it's not just because of the great resorts and golf courses. Perfect beaches, green rain forests, and dramatic cliffs, along with spectacular marine life and rich Hawaiian culture, make Maui irresistible.
EXPANDED COVERAGE: New restaurant listings highlight the best local favorites as well as top resort restaurants. Also included are the latest updates on nearby Lanai, now owned by billionaire Larry Ellison, who plans to make the island a model of sustainability.
ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Lush full-color features help travelers make the most of top experiences, from Haleakala National Park and the famous Road to Hana on Maui to Molokai's Kalaupapa Peninsula. Cultural features spotlight hula, luaus, leis, and island plants.
INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: It's easy to plan a vacation for any interest using the book's Top Experiences and Great Itineraries sections; best bets for restaurants and lodgings; water-activities comparison chart; top beaches list; and tips for families and for weddings and honeymoons.
DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Maui offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
TRIPADVISOR REVIEWS: Our experts' hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their Maui stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.
ON-THE-GO MAP: A handy take-along map provides added value, giving travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence.
ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.