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Princeville Makai Golf Club

4080 Lei O Papa Rd, Princeville at Hanalei, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-826-1863
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Prestine Golf course

My husband and I play golf all over the world and I must say that this course has to be one of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gail T
Melbourne Beach, Florida
Sunset Tour

We booked the Sunset Golf Club Tour for 6 carts. What a memorable tour. No golfing involved. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joy S
San Diego, California
via mobile
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The Top Golf Experience on Kauai; Our 27-hole Golf Facility was designed by Mr. Robert Trent Jones Jr.-in the late 1960s. We recently went through an extensive renovation to 18 (Oceans & Lakes Nines) of our 27 holes (Woods Is Still Open But Was Not Renovated). The new 18 was opened in January of 2010 and is now know as the Makai Course. The new and improved championship Makai course is a breath taking par-72 at over 7,200 yards. We proudly boast some of the most epic ocean/mountain views Hawaii golf has to offer.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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4080 Lei O Papa Rd, Princeville at Hanalei, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
+1 808-826-1863
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I play golf all over the world and I must say that this course has to be one of the most beautiful and challenging courses we have ever played.

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the Sunset Golf Club Tour for 6 carts. What a memorable tour. No golfing involved. You drive the carts on a self guided sightseeing tour with about 6 stops--the last being the stop to watch the sunset over the ocean. Everyone in our...More

Thank Joy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we didn't golf, our house overlooked hole 6; the most amazing hole of the course. The course reserves sunset for visitors. Rent a cart and head out to the course to watch the amazing sunset from the grassy cliff over the ocean. But don't...More

Thank LMacDee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to the course about an hour before our tee time, got out to the range, hit some balls, putted a bit and took off a few minutes early. My son and I were a twosome and there was a group of five, the...More

Thank Owen G
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The course was in excellent shape. They did a major renovation a couple of years ago. The grass on the greens does not have a grain to contend with. One of the problems is paying attention to the course, especially the holes by the ocean...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Some wonderful golf holes along ocean. Great view of Queen's Bath from #7 tee (signature hole...all carry over ocean). Great facility, range and super friendly staff. Not cheap (teeoff.com will save you a bit) and an hour from airport (north) but definitely best golf on...More

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This course is distracting due to all of the beauty that surrounds you. However, when you can focus on the course, you'll notice it's in great shape and a challenging design that makes for an enjoyable round. Don't miss out!

Thank murphymwm2016
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Our family of 6 loved the course. We are golf lovers and enjoy seeing all type of courses. The views are undeniably spectacular! A must on your trip to Kauai!

Thank Sherrie Ann B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My wife and I just returned from a trip to Kauai. One of our mornings was spent playing golf at Makai. The course was very nice and in very good shape. A few of the holes had great views of the ocean and surrounding area....More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I do not golf, but have always wanted to see the views from the Makai Course.. last evening, I did. It was breathtaking. Saw Albatross nesting, Bali Hai, the Queen's Bath, among many other views. Tom, from Makai, then told us about great deals for...More

Thank gyneriley
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John G
Map of the golf course gives the impression that it is somewhat inland, yet the indication is that it is located on the ocean?
25 October 2016|
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Response from MakaiPro | Property representative |
While the club house is inland a little way there are 5 ocean view holes. Those holes sit up on a cliff and have amazing views out over Hanalei, Queens Bath, Anini reef, and the Kilauea Lighthouse. Part of the course winds... More
Approximately how much are the green fees. How far in advance can I book?
1 March 2015|
Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
Go to the course web site for answer to this question. You can also book a tee time online and there may be specials. Also there is a reduced rate later in the day. You can also play 9 holes. There are 27 holes of golf and... More
How do I book a tee time for this course? How far in advance can I book? Is there free parking? Approximately how much does a green fee cost? Are there special prices if you book several days in a row?
27 February 2015|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
Should be very easy to get on. You can call the course directly or use the Internet to book a package that includes other courses. I'd pass on Kauai Lagoon as the greens, when we there were poor. Princeville and Poipu Bay... More