Princeville Makai Club is a golfer's paradise

Real Estate Agent with Resort and Second-Home Specialist REALTOR Broker #21673

Princeville’s Makai Golf Club course has a total of 27 holes laid out along a pali (steep hillside) that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and beautiful Hanalei Bay. The entire course offers spectacular views of ocean or mountains that are frequently laced with waterfalls.

The Club underwent a complete redesign and renovation in 2010. People familiar with its original three 9-hole courses will find the former Ocean and Lakes 9-holes now united and redesigned into championship 18-hole course. The Woods remains as a popular and challenging nine-hole course.

The original Makai Club course designer was Robert Trent Jones Jr. and he returned to bring his talent back to the Makai Club in this redesign. The Makai’s 18-hole course’s signature hole is its par-3 third hole. Overlooking the jewel of Hanalei Bay, golfers are challenged by an elevated tee that plays to a water-protected green 100 feet below.

The ocean provides a water hazard for two holes on the course, something many golfers enjoy in their island golf experience. On the Makai Club course a unique feature that is often photographed is the wildlife. Its man-made water hazards are favorite gathering spots for nene, the rare Hawaiian goose recently near extinction but now beginning to thrive on Kauai an a few other islands.

To learn more about the course or schedule tee times go to the Makai Club's website


With unrivalled beauty and great design, the Makai Club at Princeville is a rewarding experience for golfers travelling to Kauai.

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Comments (7)

Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Kathleen -- a beautifully captured photo and a description that certainly brings the word and the concept of paradise to mind.  

Apr 06, 2015 01:34 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes beautiful is that photo. It would help me forget how bad a golfer I am!

Apr 07, 2015 12:44 AM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Kathleen I agree with you from just viewing your beautiful photo.  The Princeville Makai Club should indeed delight any golfer.

Apr 07, 2015 08:26 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

My wife, Dolores, is an avid golfer. She would love to play a round on this course.

Apr 12, 2015 11:38 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, Kathleen Luiten what a beautiful photo of the Makai Club in Princeville....nice localism post....

Apr 13, 2015 07:26 PM
Johnny Davis
Florida Realty Investments - Clermont, FL
Where SOLD Happens!

Beautiful picture. I could lose a few dozen balls there!!

Apr 17, 2015 08:36 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Kathleen, to be able to live near this golf course and have these views would be stellar! 

Apr 22, 2015 10:32 AM