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Address: 1 Manele Bay Rd, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Phone Number:
+1 808-565-2000

This 18-hole, par-72 course over 7,039 yards runs on red lava fields along...

This 18-hole, par-72 course over 7,039 yards runs on red lava fields along a scenic coastline, offering stimulating challenges like drives over cliff, deep gorges and ravines with flags very close to the cliff's edge.

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Best Golf course in Maui County!

Great condition, wonderful views in every direction, worth every penny to play here! Forget Kapalua this place is amazing! Where Kapalua beats you up with lost balls and blind... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great condition, wonderful views in every direction, worth every penny to play here! Forget Kapalua this place is amazing! Where Kapalua beats you up with lost balls and blind shots Manele is right in front of you! Only down side is the cost which has gone up with Ellison buying the island!

Thank Microblitz
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

As close to perfection as one can get. Without any doubt one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. Spectacular and challenging. Given the huge investments to have realized this unique course (Jack Nicklaus design), not cheap to play, but worth every penny. Do not forget to take your photo camera...

Thank Peter Jan R
Princeton, New Jersey
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174 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great course. Not too difficult (123 rating from white tees) but seems more challenging because of the contour of the land. The views are OUTSTANDING. You can see the ocean from every hole. Service was terrific too. Highly recommend. The views are significantly better than the courses in Wailea or Kapalua

Thank RWL08540
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017

There is no prettier course in the world. Each time that I have visited in January, the course has been in immaculate condition with very few golfers and outstanding and distracting views to whales breaching. Great layout and challenging, but fair , holes from most tee decks. Great spot for lunch and a photographers dream course.

Thank bergera732
FSLanai, Manager at Manele Golf Course, responded to this review

Aloha bergera732, Mahalo for taking the time to write this wonderful review. It was our pleasure to have you play on the course again. The whales have been extremely active this season, we are pleased to hear that you were able to see them during your round! We hope to welcome you back to the Manele Golf Course in the... More 

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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Played golf at Manele, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and visited the hotel. Mind blowing experience from start to finish. First I'm in the industry and have seen some amazing properties but WOW what an experience. From start to finish we were treated like their special guests. "You want to stop half way through golf and have the best... More 

Thank Paul R
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! Built on lava outcroppings, the course features three holes on cliffs, which use the Pacific Ocean as a water hazard. The five-tee concept challenges the best golfers – tee shots over natural gorges and ravines must be precise.

Thank Ben G
Waimea, Hawaii
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

By no means am I a great golfer; I enjoy the grounds as much as I do the game. Manele grounds are impeccable and the views are priceless.

1 Thank troybrost
FSLanai, Manager at Manele Golf Course, responded to this review

Aloha troybrost, It was a pleasure to have you out on the course with us recently! The Manele Golf Course can be challenging at times but it is definitely worth it with the stunning ocean views from every hole. Next time you visit feel free to contact me and we can set you up with a quick lesson, we know... More 

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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This golf course not only provides beautiful views of the ocean, but is in immaculate condition with very few players. We lost balls and found balls so think we were even at the end of the round. Staff is wonderfully professional and you get a beautiful bag tag engraved with your name :) If you desire to play the best... More 

1 Thank Gail050
Dallas, Texas
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186 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Made the trek specifically to play this golf course and we were not disappointed. The back nine was unbelievable, especially their signature 12th hole. Course is available now only to resort guests (unless you are a "local") which means that there is very limited play. We teed off at 8:30 and never encountered any other golfers except in passing. The... More 

1 Thank Martin W
Townsville, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A wonderful golfing experience from tees to fairways to greens. The views are breathtaking. I recommend you take your time and have an incredible lunch break between nines. The staff are so helpful.

1 Thank 12Gold
FSLanai, Manager at Manele Golf Course, responded to this review

Aloha 12Gold, Thank you for joining us for a round at Manele Golf Course and taking the time to leave us a review here. Our Golf Team works extremely hard to ensure the greens are in pristine condition everyday. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed lunch at VIEWS in between the round. We are launching a new golf-cart... More 

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