Synopses & Reviews
Seeking a tropical paradise that"s also an outdoor-adventurer"s fantasy island? Come to Kauai, where nature lovers, water babies and beach bums alike come to escape. Whether hiking the velvety green Na Pali cliffs, helicoptering over the blood-red Waimea Canyon or floating in the blue bliss of Hanalei Bay, the very best of Hawaii"s colorful Garden Isle is revealed in this in-depth guide.
Follow The Leader - our expert, Native Hawaiian author provides insider tips on the top beaches, hideaways, tour operators, luau, shave ice...
Be Inspired - full-color themed highlights, custom itineraries, thorough directory and 43 detailed maps.
Get Out! - unleash your inner adrenaline junkie with the best outdoor-activities coverage of any Kauai guide.
Eat Well, Rest Easy - opinionated reviews of accommodations and eateries, from campsites and plate lunches to five-star resorts and five-course feasts.
Kauai 101 - extensive coverage of local culture, arts and language, and specialist-written history and environment chapters.
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This regional text provides well presented information on everything from folklore to reading lists to insider lunch spots to help travelers get the most out of their trips.
Insider Guides, Aloha Spirit
Recommended itineraries help you plan your vacation by time or interest
Opinionated reviews and Our Pick icons guide you to the best choices for your trip
Interviews with locals offer additional insider tips and insights
Simple to use, with color-coded chapters and over 40 easy-to-follow maps
In This Guide:
Sustainable icon highlights establishments that preserve Hawaiian environment, culture and identity
Stunning highlights chapter showcases the very best beaches, sights and experiences on Kauai
Activities chapter gives the lowdown on island adventure, from bodyboarding to ziplining
Families chapter captures keiki-friendly activities, sights, tips and tricks for the ultimate family vacation