The most accurate up-to-date information is available anyplace with up-to-the-minute changes is posted to our website and smartphone app. The app is an optional separate purchase and includes features not possible in a book, but it provides free access to all 74 resort reviews with our detailed aerial photos—so you’ll know if oceanfront really means oceanfront—and you can filter them fast for the features and amenities you’re looking for.
Frank, brutally honest reviews of restaurants, hotels, and activities show you which companies really are the best…and which to avoid—no advertisements.
Driving tours let you structure your trip your way, point out sights not to be missed along the way, and are complemented by over 115 spectacular color photographs.
15 specially created maps in an easy-to-follow format with mile markers so you’ll always know where you are on the island.
Clear, concise directions to those hard-to-find places, such as deserted beaches, tropical jungles, hidden waterfalls, rugged scenic coastlines, water-filled lava pools and scores of other hidden gems listed nowhere else.
Exclusive chapter on Kauai’s beaches with detailed descriptions, including ocean safety
Unique Adventures chapter and over 70 pages of exciting activities from ATVs to ziplines
All new and expanded Island Dining chapter with over 160 places to eat
Fascinating sections on Hawaii’s history, culture, language, and legends The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook covers it all—from the mile-high summit of Mt. Wai‘ale‘ale, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Kauai visit. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a longtime kama‘aina, you will find out more about Kauai from this book than from any other source. Discover the island of your dreams with The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook. “…a must for any serious visitor.” —The New York Times “…a terrifically useful handbook.” —Travel + Leisure “Best guide to Kauai.” —National Geographic Adventure Revealed Travel Guides
"A must for any serious visitor" ---Ney York Times