The best of golf on the Big Island
Mauna Kea Beach Resort is home of two of the world’s best beaches and two of the island’s finest luxury hotels. Located on the sunny Kohala Coast Mauna Kea is what Hawaii is all about. The two stunning beaches make this the only true beachfront location on the island. Mauna Kea Beach is a tropical cove that offers luxury services right at the beach and the sister Hapuna Beach I a stunning stretch of gleaming white sand framed by cliffs and the blue Hawaiian water.
The two resort courses on the property are unique and special in every way. The historic Mauna Kea Course is oceanfront and is a unique test of golf and a must play on the island. The hillside Hapuna Course is a link style gem with some of the best views on the island. Each course is set up to test all levels of players for maximum enjoyment.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection (5 nights)
This elegant hotel is located in the Mauna Kea Resort on Hawaii’s famed Kohala Coast, and fronts the natural white sand beach of Kaunaoa Bay. The Mauna Kea Golf Course was designed by Robert Trent Jones and is rated number one in the State of Hawaii.
Stroll the singular white sand beach or swim with the mantas in idyllic Kauna‘oa Bay. Sip handcrafted cocktails served with an endless ocean view, or encounter art that widens the world and nourishes the spirit. Meet the challenge of our championship golf course or play tennis next to the sea.
Full size rental car (5 days)
1 Round at Mauna Kea
The multi-award winning Golf Course at Mauna Kea has since 1964, led the way in standards of course beauty and design, solidifying its place in Hawaii’s history as one of the most scenic and favored golf courses.
Created by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., the 18-hole championship course presents dramatic changes in elevation, large undulating greens, and 120 well-placed bunkers. State-of-the-art irrigation systems, liners in the bunkers, and advance drainage improvements keep the golf course in top shape and save on environmental resources.
1 Round at Mauna Lani Resort South Course
Mauna Lani’s South Course is home to Hole #15, one of the most photographed over-the-water golf course holes in the world. Renowned as the former home to the annual Senior Skins Game from 1990 – 2000, the course snakes through the stark, rugged a’a lava of the prehistoric Kaniku lava flow. The challenging South Course offers the golfer a panorama of mountain and ocean views.
Fairways composed of Bermuda grass are lined by the natural rough along with pahoehoe and a’a lava rock. Lava rock must definitely be avoided as if you are lucky enough to have your ball bounce back to the fairway your ball will be damaged.
1 Round at Mauna Lani Resort North Course
Mauna Lani’s North Course has fast become one of the most popular tournament venues on the Island. Rated as one of the best golf experiences on the Big Island of Hawaii. Built on a lava bed, the North is characterized by rolling terrain punctuated by Kiawe forests. Number 17, is the North’s signature hole, par 3, measuring 140 yards, and requires a tee shot from an elevated tee to a green that is framed by a natural lava and a favorite “I was here” photo spot.
A 230-acre protected archaeological district lies on the northern boundary of the golf course. Herds of feral goats frequent the entire golf course, moving from hole to hole throughout the day.
- 5 nights accommodation
- 1 Round of Golf at Mauna Kea
- 1 Round of Golf at Mauna Lani’s South Course
- 1 Round of Golf at Mauna Lani’s North Course
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