Category: 'West Maui' by rating
Last updated 28. Sep, 2009 by Mark.
In a nutshell: West Maui is home to loads of beautiful beaches, and the towns of Lahaina and Ka’anapali. To the north of this region, Ka’anapali and Kapalua boast plenty of higher-end condos and resort hotels, plus four world-class golf courses. Lahaina, the most-visited spot on Maui, is midway around the head and where you’ll find lower and mid-range lodging options.
Minuses: Only one narrow two-lane road in and out makes for the most congested traffic in Maui.
Sound-bite: “Today: Golf lessons, shopping, then some …
Last updated 27. Jul, 2013 by Mark.
Fish Like Reef!
The first thing you learn snorkeling is that fish like the reef. Good news: Maui is surrounded with reef! Some areas have more reef than others, but all an experienced snorkeler needs is spotting from the shore with polarized sunglasses and maybe a closeup peek through the ocean surface using Google satellite maps.
View MauiGuidebook.com West/South Maui Snorkel Map in a larger map
The maps that can be found at rental shops, guidebooks and the one above are really just meant for beginning snorkelers and newcomers …
Last updated 24. Dec, 2010 by Mark.
In a nutshell: Insider/wholesale pricing on rental cars.
Minuses: Online rental process is not real-time.
Sound-bite: “Are you sure these rates are correct?”
Okay, this one of those situations where it pays to know someone local. Maui truly plays by its own set of rules – and those locally connected pay less…Continue Reading
Wholesale car rental
Last updated 08. Feb, 2011 by Mark.
*how we rate restaurants
Rated #1 High-End Contemporary W.
In a nutshell: A romantic setting with fantastic Mediterranean influenced island cuisine.
Sound-bite: “so romantic, we were seated at a table for two right next to the lake.”
Among the most spectacular restaurants on Maui - both for dining, and ambiance.
Hyatt Regency Resort, 200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka'anapali, HI 96761
Last updated 22. Oct, 2013 by Mark.
Lowest Advertised Rates:
Special discounted rates are available until May 24, 2014. Please inquire.
Rates range from $1175-$2995/nt. depending on season and # guests. (7/nt. min.)
*Dec 21, 2013 - Jan 03, 2014 -$3975/nt. @14/nt. min)
| Private Luxury Home & Estate | Panoramic Ocean and Mountain Views | 11 Acre Gated Property | 5,400 SQFT Interior + 2,000 SQFT Covered Exterior Living | Six (6) Ocean-view Lanais | Large Heated Pool w/75′ …
Last updated 29. Apr, 2013 by Mark.
*how we rate vendors
Rated #1 Molokini Snorkel Boat
In a nutshell: These guys really know how to sail!
Minuses: Food is a lower priority than beer. (Maybe that’s a plus?!?”)
Sound-bite: “They raised the sails quickly and we were soon traveling at 20 knots!”
They do a lot of real sailing, which sets them above the competition who mostly rely on motors to get around.
Maalaea & Lahaina Harbors
$50 - $150
Last updated 24. Apr, 2014 by Mark.
4 Bdrm / 4 Bath Sleeps up to 14
Malanai Suite: 2 King Beds: Kuuipo Oceanview Room: 1 King; Makai Suite bedroom: 1 King; Honeymoon Suite: 1 King; + Makai Suite: 2 Full Futons
| 5000 Sq Ft Private Home | Ocean and Mountain Views | 55′ Lanai | Pool …
Last updated 02. Mar, 2010 by Mark.
In a nutshell: Mecca-status course for serious golfers.
Sound-bite: “The wide range of tees make this course as challenging as you want it to be.”
18 hole regulation | 73 par | 7,411 yards | 75.6 USGA | 140 slope | Driving Range | GPS | Resort Attire
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18 hole regulation | 73 par | 7,411 yards | 75.6 USGA | 140 slope | Driving Range | GPS
300 Kapalua Dr, Kapalua
$88 - $268
Last updated 08. Apr, 2010 by Mark.
*how we rate restaurants
Rated #1 for Eclectic Food West Maui
In a nutshell: Unassuming fun pub with reasonably priced adventurous menu.
Minuses: Off the main drag.
Sound-bite: “Evil Jungle Pasta!”
An unassuming joint off the main drag; a favorite with folks who've been around Lahaina a few times and know where to go for a great meal at reasonable prices.
180 Dickenson St., Lahaina, HI 96761