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Frommer's Maui 2012 Paperback – Oct 4 2011

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Frommers; Revised edition edition (Oct. 4 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118002830
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118002834
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 2 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 567 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #347,973 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Product Description

From the Back Cover

  • Hundreds of color photos

  • Free pocket map inside,plus easy-to-read maps throughout

  • Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information

  • Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife

  • Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas

  • Insider tips from local expert authors

About the Author

A resident of the Big Island, Jeanette Foster has skied the slopes of Mauna Kea—during a Fourth of July ski meet, no less—and gone scuba diving with manta rays off the Kona Coast. A prolifi c writer widely published in travel, sports, and adventure magazines, she’s also the editor of Zagat’s Survey to Hawaii’s Top Restaurants, and the Hawaii chapter author of 1,000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die. In addition to writing this guide, Jeanette is the author of Frommer’s Maui; Frommer’s Kauai; Frommer’s Hawaii with Kids; Frommer’s Portable Big Island; Frommer’s Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu; Frommer’s Maui Day by Day; and Frommer’s Honolulu & Oahu Day by Day.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Barb on Dec 7 2011
Format: Paperback
Haven't had a chance to read the books yet but they look good. Have full maps in them that I'm excited about. Delivery is always very fast. Thanks.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
So glad to see A Saigon Cafe in this version! June 8 2012
By Caliaha - Published on
Format: Paperback Vine Customer Review of Free Product
I used Frommer's Maui book over 10 years ago when I initially traveled to Maui with my sister. At that time the book included a wonderful restaurant in Wailuku called 'A Saigon Cafe'. It was difficult to find, but well worth the trip for absolutely wonderful, fresh, creative Vietnamese food. It was a hidden treasure at the time when there was no posted sign. It is included in this 2012 publication too and I was happy to see it listed and given a 3-star rating.

The star rating system is used throughout the book. I had trouble finding what the stars actually mean since the little star icon is not in the first part of the book, but after looking closer, it is described in written text right above the seven featured icons on page ix. Zero-stars is 'recommended' and 3-stars are 'exceptional'

Overall, this is an excellent travel book that you can throw in your carry on. Frommer's 'free' attached map in the back of their books have been a disappointment. They do not provide enough detail and could simply be printed on additional pages in the back of the book. Instead, you have to tear out the map and then it is forever separated from the bound book. It is printed on durable, water-resistant paper which is nice.

Accommodations: The book includes lots of options at various price points. My all-time favorite place to stay along the NW shore is included: Napili Surf Beach Resort, although I would personally rate it as a 2-3 star, not a 1-star as is published in their book.

That's my take on the book and very nice to see Frommer's keeping their travel books up-to-date!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Reads like an ad -- try Lonely Planet instead -- May 14 2012
By M. Wolf - Published on
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Frommer's has such strong name recognition -- I keep expecting more from it but am always disappointed.

If you want a guide to typical restaurants and accommodations with a little of the natural attractions thrown in this could be helpful. If you want more of off the beaten path adventure I stronly recommend any of the Lonely Planet guides. I have Lonely Planet Discover Maui (Full Color Regional Travel Guide)and love it -- this will be my second trip to Maui and I'm brining the Lonely Planet guide with me again. I have used their guides for the Big Island and Kauai as well. All have lead me to delightful spots I would never have found on my own.
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By Marie Antoinette Wessel - Published on
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I have to admit that at first I was somewhat surprised to see a travel guide on Maui alone, but once I started reading it, I could see why. Maui is a luscious island blessed with great weather, lovely beaches and stunning scenery in every corner just to name a few assets. Additionally this beautiful island offers lots of outdoor activities for the young and old.

My favorite section in this book is titled "The Best of Maui" under this section there are some very interesting and informative sub-sections such as "The Best Beaches", "The Best Maui Experiences", "The Best Maui Adventures", "The Best of Underwater Maui", and "The Best Golf Courses" just to name a few.

Another section that I found interesting is a long list of films made in Hawaii but about other places. Each film listed shows the year that it was made along with some interesting tid bits.

Toward the back of the book, there's a whole section on a not so well known island called "Molokai". According to the book, this island is the least developed of all the Hawaiian islands. And like many of the other Frommer's travel guides, there are different types of easy to read maps and lots of colorful photos throughout the book as well as a large pull-out map of Maui. A good travel guide, highly recommended!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A Great Guide for Your Next Vacation April 7 2015
By Rebecca of Amazon - Published on
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Waterfalls, romantic sunsets, lavender fields, day cruises, scuba diving, parasailing, snorkeling and helicopter rides all await you on your next vacation. This guide to Maui is written so well it is like taking a vacation just reading the book. This book will guide you to the best restaurants, hotels, spas and shops. The "Pineapple Grill" sounds wonderful. You will also learn some history like how there used to be sandalwood forests. The writers also recommend movies filmed in Maui and explain the best novels and nonfiction you may want to read before you go to Maui. This book will also tell you when to go to Maui so you can save money. So if you are looking for a great guide this has it all.

~The Rebecca Review
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
It's another Frommers Sept. 19 2015
By Florida Kayaker - Published on
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Used and appreciated on our trip to Maui. This book has plenty of options for the do it yourself vacationer. I appreciate all of the interesting facts that are included, things we would not have otherwise have known. While I prefer the 'Revealed' books, I can always count on Frommer's to have the facts and to steer me to some good places. The book is portable and easy to take along, includes a map that is just ok.

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