10 Best Golf Resorts In Honolulu, Hawaii

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Francis
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Honolulu, Hawaii’s capital and gateway to the US island chain is not just a tropical paradise of nightlife, shopping, and pristine beaches. It is a modern paradise with highrise hotels, golf courses, and resorts that cater to the growing population of golfers. Honolulu is fast becoming a favorite spot for folks who want to have a high-quality tee time.

Before or even after a precision game of golf, enjoy sumptuous dishes, top-tier entertainment, or a relaxing spa and wellness at the island’s elegant golf resorts. These resort hotels are also ideal for family vacations as they are in proximity to the island’s top attractions. All these have the most beautiful accommodations with stunning views of the pristine Waikiki Beach. So continue reading to find the best golf resorts in Honolulu, Hawaii.

1. Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 239)

Only 420 meters (459 yards) from the splendid Waikiki Beach, this prestigious hotel is famous for its elegant patio with a freshwater outdoor pool, and airy deluxe rooms with balconies commanding a spectacular view of the sea. Have a sumptuous meal at SHOR – Waikiki’s largest buffets with a wide array of locally sourced cuisines, healthy juices, and Hula Meli honey, or enjoy creative cocktails at SWIM. Have a rejuvenating day at the spa or boost your health with an excellent workout at the fully equipped fitness center. Facilities and amenities are top-of-the-line, and the entertainment features are awesome. The well-kept greens of Ala Wai Golf Course are just 0.7 km (0.43 mi) from the hotel.


Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 2424 Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu (HI), United States, 96815

2. Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel (from USD 188)

Palatial dining prepared by world-class chefs, high-end business amenities, and quietly elegant rooms are some of the features of Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel. Enjoy swimming in the glimmering terrace pool with a hillside view, or dine any time at the on-site quaint restaurant, Mac 24. The rooms exude comfort and style with soft beds, immaculate linens, vogue chairs, and a massive flat-screen TV. The hotel also has responsive and highly-professional staff. The iconic Waikiki Beach is just 140 meters (153 yards) from the hotel while Ala Wai Golf Course is 0.4 km (0.24 mi), and Waialae Country Club is 4.7 km (2.92 mi) away.


Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 2500 Kuhio Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

3. Holiday Inn Express Waikiki (from USD 125)

Have fun with family and friends at Holiday Inn Express Waikiki. The hotel is comfortably just a nine-minute walk to Waikiki Beach and a ten-minute walk to the Hawaiian Convention Center. The spacious guest rooms are spotless, well-lit, and equipped with the expected modern facilities. You can bask in the sun at the sun deck or enjoy the blue outdoor pools. You can also get fit at the exceptional fitness center. Work out your angle of attack and precision in hitting the ball at the nine-hole mini-golf course at the hotel’s SkyDeck before heading to Alai Wa’s 18-hole golf course which is only 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from Holiday Inn Express Waikiki. The whole family will also love the shuffleboard, table tennis, foosball table, and giant chess game.


Holiday Inn Express Waikiki, an IHG Hotel

Address: 2058 Kuhio Avenue

Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Fire extinguishers Fitness centre Cashless payment available Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Internet services Canoeing 24-hour security

4. Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort (from USD 199)

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort is synonymous with a great vacation: it is a metropolitan hotel with a beachfront location, lovely rooms with a balcony overlooking the sea, and an aloha activity option where you can experience Hawaii first-hand. Have a splendid stay at guest rooms where beautiful furnishings, modern and comfy bedding, nice bathrooms, and excellent service await. You can also enjoy Hawaiian music at the poolside every night at Kani Ka Pila Grille where mouthwatering high-end grill dishes are served. Ala Wai Golf Course is only 1.5 km (0.93 mi) from Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.


Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

Address: 2169 Kalia Road, Waikiki, Honolulu (HI), United States, 96815

5. Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (from USD 239)

At Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, you can have your fill of the amazing food prepared in any of its five restaurants. Experience the rejuvenating calm spa service from Royal Kaila Spa or simply enjoy the calm vibe of the spacious and elegant guest rooms. A massive TV, a coffee machine, and a refrigerator are provided in each room for your convenience. Enjoy poolside cocktails and live entertainment nightly, or simply have fun swimming in any of the two splendid pools. Golfing is also a great option as two premiere golf clubs are nearby: Ala Wai Golf Course is half a kilometer (0.31 mi) away while Waialae Country Club is 4.7 kilometers (2.92 mi) from the hotel.


Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 2552 Kalakaua Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre

6. Halekulani (from USD 680)

A stay in Halekulani promises to be an unforgettable experience. Located at Waikiki Beach and overlooking Diamond Head, Halekulani is a highly rated hotel that boasts three restaurants, a day spa, and a live jazz lounge. Delight in sumptuous French dishes at La Mer restaurant. Relax in the Spa Halekulani where services include Polynesian spa treatments. Guest rooms are wrapped in the quiet elegance of en-suite bathrooms, plush bathrobes, deep soaking tubs, marble vanities, and a separate glass-in shower. The balconies command a breathtaking view of the sea, while the outdoor pool always beckons. Luxury shopping is just a 10-minute drive while Ala Wai Golf Course is just 1.4 kilometers (0.86 mi) from Halekulani.


Halekulani

Wifi Available

Address: 2199 Kalia Road
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk (from USD 319)

An all-suite resort, Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk is located a few steps away from Waikiki Beach and just off the main strip of Kalakaua Avenue. All of the suites feature a living area. An open-air Grand Lanai located on the 4th floor boasts a heated swimming pool, a children’s pool, and a hot tub. Bask in the large sundeck as you drink a cocktail from Pakini Bar, or enjoy a great night of live Hawaiian music. Burn some calories in the state-of-the-art gym equipment in the fitness center. Honolulu Zoo is just 2.4 kilometers (1.49 mi) away while Ala Wai Golf Course is 1.4 kilometers (0.86 mi) and Waialae Country Club is 5.8 kilometers (3.6 mi) from the hotel.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk

Wifi Available

Address: 201 Beachwalk Street
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

8. The Modern Honolulu Hotel (from USD 159)

The Modern Honolulu Hotel is the smart choice whether you are traveling for business or pleasure. Its stylish and posh interior, world-class facilities, and amenities are a testament to its aspiration to provide modern comfort. All the 353 airy bedrooms invariably have tasteful furniture, up-to-date facilities such as massive TVs, high-speed WiFi internet connection, and spotless linens. Boost your health by working out in the exceptional fitness center. Lounge beside any of the two decked outdoor pools or spend a relaxing day at the Lather Spa. For an invigorating game of golf, you can head to Ala Wai Golf Course just 2.4 kilometers (1.49 mi) from the hotel.


The Modern Honolulu By Diamond Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

9. The Kahala Hotel and Resort (from USD 575)

Beauty is the result of a few qualities working together in concert. At The Kahala Hotel and Resort, the posh interior and stylish furnishing exude subtle elegance while the upscale facilities evoke a relaxing and fun atmosphere. In addition to these, the hotel boasts four top-notch restaurants, a full-service spa, and yes, a private lagoon with resident dolphins that never fail to amuse both kids and adults. Aside from working out, you can also do yoga at the Chi Fitness Center or relax in dry heat at the sauna. You can also have a guided dolphin encounter, enjoy an outrigger canoe tour on-site, or simply get some sun or swim in the pale-blue outdoor pools. Enjoy tee time at Waialae Country Club, which is comfortably just 300 meters (328 yards) away from the hotel.


The Kahala Hotel and Resort - No Resort Fee

Wifi Available

Address: 5000 Kahala Avenue
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

10. Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort (from USD 300)

Just a five-minute walk to the Waikiki Beach, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort features a gorgeous oceanfront swimming pool with a sun terrace, three on-site restaurants that serve great meals. It also has a state-of-the-art fitness center. Be inspired by Hawaiian art pieces displayed inside the spacious lobby, complementing the hotel’s posh interior. The homey rooms with a view are impeccably clean and the service is professional yet warm. Located on the rooftop with an ocean view is the rich and luxurious Infinity Massage spa with a spacious sun terrace. If you travel with kids, avail of the free child-friendly Hawaiian cultural activities that kids will surely enjoy. The upscale Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center and the 18-hole Ala Wai Golf Course is just 0.9 kilometers (0.55 mi) from the beach resort.


Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

Address: 2335 Kalakaua Avenue

Cashless payment available Snorkelling Business centre First aid kit available Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Safety deposit box Pool with view Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

Have a great time at Honolulu’s best hotel resorts

Whether you intend to spend some tee time with friends or to enjoy water activities at Waikiki Beach with the family, or both, Honolulu is the best place for you. So grab your golf club, pack your luggage, and head to the best golf resorts in Honolulu.

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Francis is a writer, an avid reader, and a traveler. He likes to eat sushi inside concrete minimalist restaurants and walk through Chinatown while eating Champoy. He has a grey cat named Siopao-...Read more

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